Florida Prevention Research Center

Graduate Students

Korede Adegoke, is a Graduate Research Associate with USF's Florida Prevention Research Center. Her responsibilities includes but not limited to, data management, data analysis, and providing epidemiologic method skills. Korede trained as a physician in Nigeria and obtained a Master of Public Health Degree in Maternal and Child Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is currently a doctoral candidate in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of South Florida, College of Public Health. Her research interest includes contraceptive use, birth outcomes, HIV in women and children and health disparities.
Laura Baum is a recent graduate of USF with a dual degree Master of Public Health and a Master of Arts in Applied Anthropology. Starting as graduate assistant with FPRC in Summer 2015, she works on the main center project of Community-Based Prevention Marketing for Systems Change, conducting and analyzing qualitative research. She also coordinates participation and qualitative data collection for a mobile health study on teen asthma. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Agnes Scott College (2006), is Certified in Public health (CPH, 2015) and has professional experience in human rights organizing and public health editing. Her research interests include community and environmental health, health disparities, and social determinants of health, with a focus on the southern United States.
Aldenise Ewing is a third year doctoral student in the Department of Community and Family Health at the University of South Florida, College of Public Health. She joined the Florida Prevention Research Center as a graduate assistant in December 2014.  While pursuing her degree, Aldenise has been involved with numerous research projects related to colorectal cancer prevention and screening interventions.  Her research interests also include addressing the social determinants of health and health inequities through utilizing community-based system dynamics and social marketing.  She received her Masters of Public Health from the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health in Behavioral Science and Health Education (2011).  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University in Spanish and Medicine, Health and Society (2009).

The College of Public Health at the University of South Florida is the parent organization for the Florida Prevention Research Center and is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cooperative agreement number 1-U48-DP-005024-01.