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"A planned, supervised and evaluated practice experience is an essential component of a public health professional degree program."

Source: The Council on Education for Public Health, the accrediting body for schools of public health.

Student News
College kicks off 30th anniversary tour with powerful presence at FPHA conference
The COPH delegation displayed bullish pride at the 2014 FPHA Educational ConferenceUSF’s College of Public Health kicked off its yearlong 30th anniversary celebration last month with its first official tour stop, the annual Florida Public Health Association Educational Conference in Orlando, July 30 through Aug. 1. Dr. Michael White, professor in the Department of Global Health and deputy director of the department’s Florida Center of Excellence […]
New opportunities and a ruckus await the incoming class of Bulls
Drum  major Michael Lebrias directs USF's Herd of Thunder Marching BandIt was the first day of fall orientation for more than 200 Bulls in the USF College of Public Health, and this is how they kicked off the morning of Thursday, Aug. 21. With a bam and a boom and a twirl of the baton, the best and brightest of USF’s Herd of Thunder […]
COPH partners with Polk County Health Department for research day
Graduate student Amelia Phillips presents to COPH alumnus Greg Danyluk, PhD, MPH, epidemiology program manager for the Florida Department of Health in Polk CountyUSF College of Public Health faculty and students partnered with the Polk County Health Department for a research day and poster presentation July 15 in Bartow. Topics included repeat teen pregnancy, repeat Chlamydia infections, late diagnosis of HIV infection, and health providers’ perceptions of childhood obesity among others. Dr. Russell Kirby and Dr. Abraham Salinas […]
Public Health Summer Institute again draws raves
Maximilian SiteThe Public Health Summer Institutes at the USF College of Public Health drew raves from its student participants last year. From all indications, this year’s edition scored another hit. “It was great, wonderful!” exclaimed Hillsborough High School senior Maximilian Site, one of 11 student participants. “Anyone accepted to this experience should go for it and […]