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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
Atypical graduates highlight spring 2015 pinning ceremony
IMG_0356“You should be proud of your accomplishments!” Dr. Kay Perrin told the College of Public Health baccalaureate graduates at the pinning ceremony May 1.  “As of tomorrow, you will be among the 26% of the U.S. population with a college degree,” added Perrin, associate professor and assistant dean for undergraduate studies. Among all the honors, […]
Peace Corps Master’s International student Sierra Petrosky sends second report home
Petrosky with a young villager in Benin.Maternal and child health graduate student Sierra Petrosky deployed to Benin, West Africa, last summer.  Ten months into her two-year commitment to the Peace Corps via the Peace Corps Master’s International program at the USF College of Public Health, her recent second report to home base is brimming with her typical enthusiasm, vividness and sharing […]
Graduate student Montray Smith presents posters at pair of international conferences
COPH grad student Montray Smith presented a poster in Cape Town, South Africa, in April.“Being a student never stops,” said USF College of Public Health graduate student Montray Smith.  “I was still doing homework in one of my classes while I was in the Netherlands.  I was on vacation, and I had the class PowerPoints and the textbook spread all over the hotel room, and I had to use […]
Dr. Etienne Pracht receives PHSA Excellence in Teaching award
(from left) Doctoral student Jessica Ryan, Dr. Etienne Pracht, and Brian Brijbag, president of the PHSA.As the spring 2015 semester came to a close, exceptional students weren’t the only ones recognized for their achievements in the USF College of Public Health. At the conclusion of each academic year, the Public Health Student Association presents the Public Health Excellence in Teaching award.  This year’s awardee is Dr. Etienne Pracht, associate professor […]