Department of Global Health
College of Public Health

    USF malaria research showcased on Capitol Hill

    Six years ago USF had no researchers working on malaria. Today, more than 60 faculty members, staff and students are tackling major challenges needed to end malaria..... Read More


    Dr. Donna Petersen, Dr. Wilbur Milhous, & Dr. Boo Kwa formalize the relationship between the USF and USM.

    Dean Petersen signed a memorandum of understanding that paves the way to explore opportunities to develop, support and enrich the development..... Read More


    Dr. Dennis Kyle selected as a USF Health Distinguished Professor.

    Dr. Dennis Kyle, Professor in the Department of Global Health was recently selected as one of only two USF Health Distinguished Professors awarded this year... Read More

  • Global Health Student is granted the HSHPS Award

    Ms. Bridget Leivan (Department of Global Health, University of South Florida) and Leonardo Martinez (Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Tulane University) have been granted ..... Read More


    Haiduven honored as an outstanding professors

    There are several traditions that occur during National Public Health Week—service activities, health fairs, student awards—however, the Public Health Student Association's Outstanding Professor Award is. . .... Read More


    Global Disaster Management Humanitarian Assistance Online Program

    Reduced Rate!!! Great news! We have just received confirmation from the Dean for Finance that out of state students in the Global Disaster and Humanitarian Relief concentration will be paying considerably less money . .... Read More
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    Public health graduate: Patrick Johnson

    A few years ago, Patrick Johnson arrived at the College of Public Health with a PharmD and keen interest in global health and neglected diseases. This May, he graduates with an MPH and a wealth of experience in the field....... Read More


    Global Health Students Win Poster Awards

    GH would like to offer special congratulations to the following students who received awards..... Read More

Welcome to the Department of Global Health!

Thank you for visiting the website for the Department of Global Health in the University of South Florida's college of public health! We are a large and diverse department that is united around the central theme of improving the health and lives of the poorest people on the planet. Please take a moment to view the tabs in the upper left hand menu to learn more about our faculty and their specific research interests, academic concentrations and available degree programs, research Centers and Institutes as well as resources for current students. You will find that we offer a plethora of programs and opportunities revolving around our central theme of improving the lives of people all around the world. We have programs that range from opportunities to work in in world class research laboratories doing cutting edge basic research on neglected tropical diseases here in Tampa to a chance to do field work in developing countries in Latin America, Asia and Africa.

As a department, we encourage both current and prospective students to become involved in departmental events. To the left you will find a calendar of current Global Health Department events. If you are interested in our department, please consider visiting us and attending one of these events. We'd love to see you there!

I hope that our web site can answer most of your questions about USF Global Health, but if you have any questions please feel free to contact us by email or telephone.

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