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Student News
Give Life Day at COPH an unqualified success
Samantha Visser and Ryan Ortega (7)The numbers are in from this year’s Give Life Day at COPH, the semi-annual service drive sponsored by the USF College of Public Health, and they spell success in any language. According to Ellen Kent, USF Health Service Corps coordinator, the Oct. 16 event yielded impressive numbers in every category. A blood drive took in […]
COPH Peace Corps volunteer writes first report home
Sierra Petrosky pictured with fellow Peace Corps volunteer Charile McKell and village children.A Bull gone global, Sierra Petrosky, an MPH student in the College of Public Health, has officially become a rural community health volunteer in the country of Benin. The role she has taken is part of her training as a Peace Corps volunteer in conjunction with the Peace Corps Master’s International program. In her recently […]
Dr. Jennifer Marshall and team chosen to evaluate infant mental health initiative
From left:   Amber Patterson, Dr. Jennifer Marshall and Jerchelle Jean-PoixThe Hillsborough County Early Childhood Council has called upon Dr. Jennifer Marshall and her research team to evaluate the county’s Infant Mental Health Uniting Grant. Marshall, a research assistant professor in the Department of Community and Family Health at the USF College of Public Health, has a long relationship with the council. “I have worked […]
Student organization promotes women’s health events
un panelThe Maternal and Child Health Student Organization at the USF College of Public Health is backing a women’s health issues teleconference sponsored by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. The teleconference will be held at the Marshall Student Center on Oct. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. MPH students Christina Sudduth and […]