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One student’s journey from a hospitality career to healthcare administration

One student’s journey from a hospitality career to healthcare administration

May 27, 2024Student Life

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COPH honors 779 graduates both virtually and in person

The USF College of Public Health (COPH) celebrated the 2024 spring graduates virtually and in person on May 3.

May 13, 2024College News, Student Life

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USF students contribute to mass casualty incident training

COPH students played an integral role in a Mass Casualty Incident Training course hosted at the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation from April 3-4. The immersive training initiative, designed to equip emergency clinicians with essential skills for managing high-volume and high-acuity scenarios, involved undergraduates.

April 19, 2024College News, Student Life

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Transforming lives with social work + public health

March is Social Work Month. USF College of Public Health (COPH) graduate student Michael Hicks learned early on from his parents, both nurses in behavioral health care services and the Florida state prison systems, about the values of compassion and service.

March 25, 2024Student Life

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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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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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How do we provide supportive care throughout pregnancy? MCHSO aims to address this question at annual symposium

The COPH's Maternal Child Health Student Organization will host its 15th annual spring symposium this year from March 21-22. This year’s event titled, “Supportive Care Throughout Pregnancy: How We All Come Together," centers on how everyone has a part to play in ensuring mothers, birthing people and children are equitably cared for to become well and flourish.

February 23, 2024Community Engagement, Research & Innovation, Student Life

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How do students really feel about synchronous, hybrid learning? Two COPH professors find out

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, hybrid learning has become a mainstay on many college campuses throughout the country. But how do students feel about this new normal?

February 12, 2024College News, Research & Innovation, Student Life

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COPH doctoral students team up with WHO to examine eradication, control of neglected tropical diseases in Africa

Two COPH doctoral student teamed up to work with WHO to document the global health efforts in combating NTDs in Africa over the last decade.

January 29, 2024College News, Student Life

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How color guard helped one COPH alum perform beyond the field

Kylah Stubee said taking such an active role in color guard (she participated in both fall and winter seasons) gave her the time management skills she needed to succeed in college.

January 8, 2024Alumni & Development, College News, Student Life

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The COPH graduates 558 public health heroes

The USF College of Public Health (COPH) welcomed master’s and doctoral students to a graduation ceremony presented at the college to family, friends, students, faculty and staff on Dec. 8.

December 8, 2023College News, Student Life

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Welcome to the USF COPH news page. Our marketing and communications team is entrusted with storytelling. Through written stories, photography, video and social media we highlight alumni, faculty, staff and students who are committed to passionately solving problems and creating conditions that allow every person the universal right to health and well-being. These are our stories.