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As COVID-19 pandemic marks three-year anniversary, USF researchers release key findings from national public opinion survey
Researchers at the University of South Florida have released results from a nationwide survey that measures attitudes related to the COVD-19 pandemic. The findings include opinions about vaccines, concerns about potential future outbreaks and the role political affiliations play in these results.
March 14, 2023University News
Researchers with the University of South Florida School of Public Affairs have released results from a statewide survey that measures the preparedness of Floridians for disasters and the impact of COVID-19 on their household readiness.
USF researchers release findings from statewide COVID-19 opinion survey regarding vaccine hesitancy and policy
Researchers with the University of South Florida School of Public Affairs have released results from a statewide survey that helps to better understand the factors associated with vaccine hesitancy and measures policy attitudes related to COVID-19 vaccines.
June 16, 2021Research and Innovation
USF President Steven Currall honored USF College of Public Health Dean Donna Petersen with the President’s Fellow Medallion at the Spring 2021 in-person commencement ceremony. It is the first time in Currall’s administration that the medallion, given at the president’s discretion, has been awarded.
May 19, 2021Honors and Awards
The University of South Florida is helping prepare offices of emergency management across the nation for the upcoming hurricane season by determining how COVID-19 may impact evacuation behaviors.
May 4, 2021COVID-19
USF Health is participating in a National Institutes of Health clinical trial to determine whether highly allergic people or those with mast cell disorders are at greater risk for severe, immediate allergic reactions to the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccines. A mast cell disorder is caused by a type of white blood cell that is abnormal, overly active or both, predisposing a person to life-threatening reactions that resemble allergic reactions.
Donna Petersen, dean of USF's College of Public Health, sits down with USF President Steven C. Currall to answer questions about COVID-19 vaccines.
April 5, 2021COVID-19
The University of South Florida is helping the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and Clinics (Tampa VA) and the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County’s (DOH-Hillsborough) expand their vaccination operations by hosting a drive through clinic at USF’s Yuengling Center.
March 30, 2021COVID-19
University of South Florida researchers release findings from national COVID-19 opinion survey regarding online behaviors
Researchers with the University of South Florida School of Public Affairs, in partnership with Cyber Florida at the University of South Florida, have released the third set of results from a nationwide opinion survey regarding COVID-19.
Researchers with the University of South Florida School of Public Affairs, in partnership with Cyber Florida at the University of South Florida, have released the second set of results from a nationwide opinion survey regarding COVID-19.
January 25, 2021Research and Innovation
With distribution of the coronavirus vaccine underway, researchers from the University of South Florida Taneja College of Pharmacy are working to educate communities of color about COVID-19 and the benefits of inoculation.
Edwin Michael, professor of epidemiology in the USF College of Public Health, has obtained statewide forecasts of the impact of vaccine rollouts using his SEIRcast COVID-19 Forecasting and Planning portal.