Posts Tagged USF Health

Fighting racial disparities in health through student education

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In December 2020, Susan Moore, MD, an Indiana physician, died of COVID-19 after alleging she experienced racial discrimination while undergoing treatment at a hospital operated by Indiana University Health System. “Moore’s story of her pain being dismissed reinforces what studies have repeatedly shown: Even taking wealth, education and insurance status […]

USF Health virtual 5K raises money to help run family violence out of Tampa Bay

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USF Health hosted its virtual 5K, “Run Family Violence Out of Tampa Bay,” from April 17-18. With 107 registrants, the effort raised more than $7,200 that will go to directly support the The USF College of Public Health (COPH) Harrell Center’s priorities. The 5K was endorsed by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office […]

Narayan Kulkarni is first MHA student to represent COPH in CLARION Case Competition

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USF College of Public Health (COPH) student Narayan Kulkarni was one of four USF Health students—and the first MHA student—to represent the university at the 2021 National CLARION Case Competition. The annual competition was held virtually this year from April 9-10. “It is a wonderful opportunity to apply skills that one […]

COPH gets its own Living Learning Community [VIDEO]

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New for fall 2021: Bulls in Health, a Living Learning Community (LLC) dedicated solely to USF College of Public Health (COPH) students. Previously, public health/health sciences majors shared an LLC with nursing students. But with interest in public health at an all-time high (thanks, at least in part, to the […]

Global Health Begins at Home: MCHSO Hosts Virtual Symposium

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The Maternal and Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) at the USF College of Public Health (COPH) held its 12th annual symposium on March 4-5. The MCHSO serves as a forum for all students interested in maternal and child health issues. This annual event aims to bring students, faculty, staff and […]

Research Day speaker William Sessa discusses role of lipid regulation in cardiovascular disease

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The arteries, veins and capillaries making up our vasculature supply blood and other essential substances to all organs of the body. And abnormalities affecting vascular biology are common across many disciplines and research areas emphasized at USF Health, including cardiac and pulmonary diseases, diabetes, metabolic disorders, maternal-fetal medicine, neuroscience and […]

Global Virus Network names USF Health the GVN Southeast U.S. Regional Headquarters

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The Global Virus Network (GVN), a coalition comprising the world’s foremost experts in every class of virus causing disease in humans and some animals, today announced that USF Health, at the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa, Fla., will serve as GVN’s Southeast United States Regional Headquarters. USF Health is the first regional […]