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  • Isabella Chan wins top anthropology student research award

    Isabella Chan is the recipient of the 2013 Peter K. New Student Research Award. A doctoral student in the USF College of Public Health, Chan’s selection was based on her winning a student research competition sponsored by the Society for Applied Anthropology (SAA).

    The presentation took place at the 74th Annual Meeting for the Society for Applied Anthropology on March 18-22 in Albuquerque. Named for Peter Kong-ming New, the award honors of the late SAA president who was also a member and chair of the USF Department of Sociology......... Read More

  • Bulls travel the world to improve the health and well-being of others [VIDEO]

    Every year more than 200 USF College of Public Health graduate students embark on a field experience. Some travel abroad, while others choose to remain in-country. Regardless of the location, all are committed to improving the health and well-being of others.

    In 2013, students traveled to 16 countries and 12 different states in their quest to improve health conditions around the world. They worked with populations in the United Kingdom, New Mexico, Bangladesh, Colorado, Germany, Louisiana, Uganda, and Michigan to name a few............Read More

  • Get lessons in health and life from study abroad to Malaysia

    What happens when Southeast Asia is combined with communicable disease prevention programs and community health? The result is a new USF College of Public Health summer study abroad program based in Malaysia

    As our world rapidly becomes more and more globalized, organizations in every field seek employees not only with a degree and experience, but someone with significant cross-cultural experiences as well. Study abroad programs can provide invaluable exposure that makes students more marketable to employers. ........ Read More

  • Public health professor contributes to high-impact research on autism

    USF College of Public Health researcher Russell Kirby, PhD, has contributed to two key studies with implications for the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder in the U.S. population. Both recently published studies were led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center on Birth Defects and Disabilities and its Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network.

    Kirby, professor and Marrell Endowed Chair in the college’s Department of Community and Family Health, is an expert on developmental disabilities epidemiology and prevention as well as risk factors for poor pregnancy outcomes........ Read More

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Two USF College of Public Health (COPH) graduates and one COPH student set to graduate this May have earned fellowships from the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program, a […]

Genomics, the study of genes and their function, is a burgeoning field that is changing the face of medicine and other health professions as it gives practitioners, and […]

Hungry? Lunch choices at USF Health just got healthier thanks to a student-directed project. Graduate students in the Health Education Intervention Methods class in the USF College of […]