Supervised Field Experience

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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.

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Exciting new resource for public health
PH is for everyonePublic Health is for Everyone is a new one-stop resource to increase the capacity of public health professionals to create programs that benefit entire communities, including people who have disabilities. Users can search and browse disability- and health-related resources by their interests and professional needs. Resource topics include nutrition, health care access, physical activity, emergency […]
USF Health Panama Program Showcased at National Conference
Part of the USF Health-Panama Research Team presenting at APANAC. (Photo courtesy of Humberto López Castillo.)The USF Health-Panama Program and COPH alumni delivered eight posters and oral presentations at the 15th National Conference for the Advancement of Science. Presented by the Panamanian Society for the Advancement of Science, the conference was held at the City of Knowledge in Panama Oct. 15-18. The conference was inaugurated by the president of the […]
Students pack GIS workshop
An empty seat was a rare sight at any point during the GIS workshop Oct. 28 in the COPH computer lab, where every chair was occupied at some point, most for the duration.A free GIS workshop Oct. 28 was an unqualified success. In fact, every available seat in the COPH computer lab was spoken for within four hours of the event’s announcement. The Global Health Student Association and Trinadh Domtamsetti, MPH student in global communicable diseases and 2014 GIS poster presentation award winner, organized the workshop, the […]
Ebola: from fever to fever and from victory to victory
Doctoral students Miguel Reina Ortiz and Vinita SharmaArticle original submitted in Spanish to “Diario La Hora Esmeraldas” on Oct 22nd, 2014. Edited to be relevant for public in the US on Nov 4, 2014. The world is keenly observing the development of a new chapter in the epic drama of the battle between human being and microorganisms with astonishment. Microorganisms are responsible […]