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How parenting impacts the incidence of depression among Black youth

Black American youth have disproportionately higher rates of depression when compared to youth of other races. The reasons, says Dr. Xonjenese Jacobs, a USF College of Public Health alum and current director of Florida Covering Kids & Families, are multifaceted.

February 23, 2024College News, Research & Innovation

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Student organization receives “Rising Star” Award

The Lifestyle Medicine Interest Group (LMIG) at USF, a student organization with nearly 100 members, recently received the American College of Lifestyle Medicine’s Rising Star Award.

February 26, 2024Awards & Honors, College News, Student Life

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From Baton Rouge to the CDC: The journey of one COPH alum

USF’s College of Public Health (COPH) alum Euna August describes herself as a biracial (African American and Korean) woman who hails from Baton Rouge, La. “My parents, who taught me the value of education and hard work, laid the path for me to pursue excellence,” she said.

February 23, 2024Alumni & Development, College News

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