Posts Tagged ‘violence’

Who, what, where, when and why? COPH professor works to gain clearer picture of Florida’s violent deaths

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every hour seven people in this country die a violent death. To track those deaths, the CDC devised the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS), a data collection system that Florida recently joined after receiving a three-year, multimillion dollar grant provided by the CDC to […]

COPH hosts annual luncheon with Florida Public Health Association

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Join the USF College of Public Health for several key events at the Florida Public Health Association educational conference in Orlando, July 26-29. This year’s theme is “Challenges and Strategies for a New Age in Public Health.” Network with us. On Wednesday, July 27, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, the College’s hosts its annual luncheon for […]

USF COPH Peace Corps volunteer, Annastesia Mims, empowers girls in Swaziland

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Her passion in life has always been to be a voice for the voiceless, to develop community partnerships and to create equality across cultures. Annastesia Mims, a USF College of Public Health global health master’s student, deployed to Swaziland, Africa in June 2014. She has been serving as a community volunteer for her 27-month long […]