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Educational Technology & Assessment (ETA)


The ETA Office provides support for students to effectively use technology in their online courses. They provide information about online courses being offered and resources that can help you with technology.

(813) 974-6666
eta@health.usf.edu
http://health.usf.edu/publichealth/eta/index.htm

Facebook & LinkedIn Groups


The student organizations in the College are very active, and you can join them via Facebook and LinkedIn to learn about events, news, and support.

Facebook PHSA organization: https://www.facebook.com/UsfPHSA
Facebook 2013-2014 student group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/336812183119782/
Facebook 2014-2015 student group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1513709585510086/
LinkedIn group: http://www.linkedin.com/groupInvitation?gid=1164507eta@health.usf.edu
College group: https://www.facebook.com/pages/USF-College-of-Public-Health/150166588341007

International Programs & Field Experience


The Office of International Programs offers support for the international field experience (start early!), information on the Peace Corps International program, and on scholarships and other support for international endeavors.

Jesse Casanova
International Programs Coordinator
(813) 974-4247
jcasanov@health.usf.edu

International Programs: http://health.usf.edu/publichealth/cophinternational/forstudents.html

International Field Experience: http://health.usf.edu/publichealth/academicaffairs/fe/ife/index.htm

Peer Academic Support for Students (PASS)


The PASS program provides an opportunity for new students to be supported by their peers, to feel connected to the College and get their academic questions answered.

Archana Mathew
amathew@health.usf.edu

https://www.facebook.com/USFPASS

Peace Corps Master’s International


You can combine your Master’s degree with two years of valuable international experience in the Peace Corps. This experience counts as your Field Experience and comes with travel and living support and 9 credits of tuition waivers.

Jesse Casanova
International Programs Coordinator
(813) 974-4247
jcasanov@health.usf.edu

http://health.usf.edu/publichealth/peacecorpsmi.html

Research Administration


The Office of Research Administration provides support for grant proposal development and submission.

(813) 974-1174
COPHResearch@health.usf.edu

http://health.usf.edu/publichealth/officeresearch/index.htm

Schimberg Health Sciences Library


The Schimberg Health Sciences Library provides an excellent set of tools for and training opportunities for students doing research. They provide guides to doing research on many topics, available at the link below.

(813) 974-2243

Research guides: http://library.hsc.usf.edu/research-guides.html

Library: http://library.hsc.usf.edu

Student Organizations


There are a great variety of student organizations that you can join, including those that are specific to departments, or those that work across the college, USF Health, or the university. This is a great way to get to know other students who are interested in the same things that you are.

http://health.usf.edu/publichealth/student_orgs.html

USF Health Bookstore


Your COPH textbooks and other supplies are available at the USF Health bookstore, and you can buy, rent, or just see all of your textbooks online.

Helen Amburgey
MDC 1050
(813) 974-4984

http://usfhsc.bncollege.com

USF Health Information Systems


USF Health Information Systems provides technology, web, and mobile support for all graduate students in USF Health. If you are having any trouble, you can call them or fill out an online ticket at the link below.

(813) 974-6288

http://health.usf.edu/is/home.htm

USF Health Service Corps


This is an interdisciplinary program that provides opportunities for all USF Health students to participate in health-related community service activities together. There is an active list of opportunities, so please look at the calendar to sign up for upcoming events.

Ellen Kent
Coordinator, Student Research Grants, Sunshine ERC & USF Health Service Corps
(813) 974-6622
ekent@health.usf.edu

http://health.usf.edu/ahec/USFHealthServicesCorps/index.htm

Writing & Communication Courses


There are a variety of courses available to beginning Master’s students as well as Doctoral students to help with writing at the graduate level. Master’s students should start with Synthesizing Public Health Research to learn how to write a literature review without plagiarizing. Other courses address scientific and professional communication. Doctoral students can take courses on writing a dissertation, writing for publication, and grant writing. Contact Dr. Wolfe-Quintero for more information.

Dr. Kate Wolfe-Quintero
(813) 974-5241
kwolfequ@health.usf.edu