Posts Tagged ‘women’s health’

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. […]

COPH joins United Nations on empowerment of women

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Belinda-Rose Young, an alumna of the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health, said she is still in awe at the global impact of the EmpowerWomen campaign. Young was one of 44 professionals chosen worldwide to serve as a global champion for women’s economic empowerment by UN Women, a United Nations […]

Rhea Chiles tribute celebrates USF center’s legacy, looks to its future [VIDEO]

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Public health scholars and community leaders gather to highlight 20 years of the Chiles Center’s statewide contributions to the health of mothers, children and families As they celebrated the last 20 years of successes, staff and friends of the Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies looked toward a future of building […]