Posts Tagged ‘women’s health’

Former USF COPH student—now an MD—advocates for women’s health

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Dr. Elise Diamond, who earned her MPH in biostatistics and epidemiology from the USF College of Public Health (COPH) in 2012, has taken her passion for women’s health and transformed it into a successful career as an obstetrician-gynecologist medical resident and women’s health advocate. Diamond spent the majority of her childhood growing up in Maryland, […]

Rachel Logan receives grant to study young black women’s family planning care

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Rachel Logan, a USF College of Public Health doctoral student in community and family health, has been awarded an Emerging Scholars in Family Planning grant. The grant is funded by the Society of Family Planning Research Fund and the Society of Family Planning. It is open to those in graduate-level programs who focus on research […]

COPH faculty recognized at USF Women’s Health Collaborative Luncheon

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The University of South Florida Women’s Health Collaborative recognized four USF College of Public Health faculty at its fifth annual Leading the Way Awards Luncheon on May 8. More than 260 community leaders and health researchers attended the luncheon, making it the largest event since the program’s inception. The USF Women’s Health Collaborative program provides […]

Two students will present at Delta Omega Poster Session

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USF College of Public Health students, Caitlin Wolfe and Shahrzad Zamani, have been selected to represent University of South Florida at the Annual Delta Omega Student Poster Session. The prestigious Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health holds the poster session to encourage and recognize the public health leaders of tomorrow. Zamani’s study is the […]

COPH and MCH are the perfect match for Maria Huynh

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“What I love the most about public health is how interdisciplinary it is. Public health really encourages and promotes partnerships between so many different professions and organizations,” Maria Huynh said. “It’s really inspiring to know that people with different backgrounds and ideals can come together to work on an issue for the overall good.” Born […]

COPH alumnae help incarcerated women in transition [video]

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USF College of Public Health alumnae Kimberlee (Krox) Roxburgh and Christine (Schilp) Mills have set out to restore hope to recently incarcerated women. As the co-founders of Hope Rises, a 501(c)3 nonprofit in Little Rock, Ark., they aim to provide a comprehensive support program for previously incarcerated women and help them to achieve successful reentry […]

COPH graduate student Dr. Joannie Bewa meets with Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada

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USF College of Public Health Department of Community and Family Health master’s student and Fulbright Scholar Dr. Joannie Bewa discussed her global contribution to women’s rights and health during a recent event commemorating International Women’s Day in Ottawa, Canada on March 8. Bewa was invited by Prime Minster Justin Trudeau and Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau of […]

Mindy Spyker: making every moment count

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“COPH rocks because of the enthusiasm that’s there and what you can be because of it,” said USF College of Public Health graduate Mindy Spyker. Spyker earned her MPH with a concentration in global health practice. Originally from South Dakota, Spyker’s mother has worked for many years with the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program. […]