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Miranda Sloan adds appreciative advising to her toolkit

Miranda Sloan is celebrating her 21st year working at USF in advising and student support services, and has added to her toolkit a certification in appreciative advising to further support students in her charge.

May 10, 2024Awards & Honors, College News

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COPH wins big at USF Health and USF awards ceremonies

COPH faculty, staff and students were recognized at two awards ceremonies for both main campus and USF Health.

May 10, 2024Awards & Honors

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Public health mentee earns 2024 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship

Public health mentee James Ocean was awarded a 2024 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship. The fellowship supports outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate education in the United States.

April 19, 2024Awards & Honors

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Dr. Stephanie Haridopolos awarded the 2024 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health

The COPH has named Stephanie Haridopolos, MD, the 2024 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health.

April 8, 2024Awards & Honors

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COPH honors Dr. Gillian Stresman with the 2024 Excellence in Teaching Award

Each year, students in the COPH nominate faculty members for the Excellence in Teaching Award. This year’s recipient is Dr. Gillian Stresman.

April 5, 2024Awards & Honors

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COPH faculty members winners of ATMCH Innovative Teaching Award

Three USF College of Public Health (COPH) faculty were the recipients of the annual Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health (ATMCH) Innovative Teaching Award. The team of winners which included Drs. Vickie Dugat, Abraham Salinas-Miranda and Cheryl Vamos, were announced in January.

March 8, 2024Awards & Honors

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National Public Health Week offers a variety of in-person and virtual events

The COPH is part of a national effort to create the healthiest nation in one generation. USF Bulls and members of the local community are invited to join the movement and get involved today!

March 8, 2024Awards & Honors, College News, Community Engagement, Student Life

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USF Health Research Day showcases strong research and collaboration

Another record for USF Health Research Day, the largest research-oriented event of its kind at USF and the largest celebration of health sciences research collaboration.

March 6, 2024Awards & Honors

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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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Dr. Bill Sappenfield receives Title V Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Bill Sappenfield, who recently retired from the USF College of Public Health, has received the Title V Lifetime Achievement Award.

February 12, 2024Awards & Honors, College News

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One postdoc’s journey from MCH fellowship to the CDC

Dr. Megan Barry recently completed a postdoctoral MCH fellowship with the COPH. The fellowship is a two-year program on research pertaining to maternal/infant health, child/adolescent health, women’s health, sexual/reproductive health, family/community violence and unintentional injury.

January 29, 2024Awards & Honors, College News

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Connecting Kids to Coverage names new director

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has named Lawanda Davis the new program director/principal investigator of the Connecting Kids to Coverage (CKC) program, housed within the USF College of Public Health.

December 5, 2023Awards & Honors

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