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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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Secretary of Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration visit to COPH class shows students the human side of success
Secretary of Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration Elizabeth Dudek pictured with undergraduates in Dr. Steve Freedman's U.S. Health Care Reform classElizabeth Dudek, Secretary of Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration, spoke to undergraduates in Dr. Steve Freedman’s U.S. Health Care Reform class in the College of Public Health on Oct. 28. Freedman is an adjunct professor in the Department of Health Policy and Managementand co-teaches the class with health policy doctoral student Joe Smith. Secretary […]
Aisha Bhimla ties together social and public health for goals of equity
Aisha Bhimla (second from right) at a staff dinner in MalaysiaWhen Toronto native Aisha Bhimla entered the USF College of Public Health, she was uncertain where her interests in global health and social determinants of epidemiology would take her. “I was unsure about where specifically I wanted to end up with my MPH degree,” she said.  “I generally wanted to gain skills that would allow […]
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 […]