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.
Coralia Vázquez-Otero is currently a doctoral student in the Department of Community and Family Health at the University of South Florida. She holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Law and a MPH in Socio-Health Sciences from the University of South Florida. She serves as a graduate research associate at the Florida Prevention Research Center. Her research interests are related to the cultural, social and policy level factors pertaining to cancer prevention, women’s health issues, health inequities, and the HPV vaccine.
Aldenise Ewing is a first 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. During her time with the FPRC, Aldenise will assist in numerous research projects and publications. Her research interests include the social determinants of health, mental health, community-based health promotion and program implementation and evaluation. 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).
Steven is a second year graduate student working on obtaining his Master’s degree in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of South Florida, College of Public Health. He obtained his BA in Anthropology at the University of Florida. Currently, Steven is a Graduate Research Assistant with USF’s Florida Prevention Research Center, where he works with a committed team to develop and implement an evaluation of the Community-Based Prevention Marketing for Policy Development Framework. Steven’s research interests include health policy analysis and development, with a specific focus on obesity prevention.
Laura Baum is a dual degree student pursuing a 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 provisionally 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.