Our Mission

The Center's mission is to strengthen the public health workforce in Florida and elsewhere.

Our Purpose

The Center's purpose is to contribute to the health of the public by developing educational, developmental, and training programs, services, and products for public health workers in Florida, nationally, and internationally.

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Director's Message

The College of Public Health at the University of South Florida is committed to maximizing the level of competency and preparedness of people in public health. National studies have clearly indicated the need for schools of public health to collaborate with health organizations to achieve this end.

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In the News

  • Request Free Onsite Trainings for Your Agency

    Oct 23, 2012

    We are compiling our 2013 training calendar for our onsite trainings. Please check the current schedule for upcoming trainings in your area OR submit a training request to be considered as a future delivery site.

  • Apply now for Collaborative Projects

    Sept 19, 2012

    The FPHTC is issuing a call for proposals to enhance public health services to medically underserved communities. Click HERE to learn more about Collaborative Projects.

  • ASPH Awards Online Mentor Program with "2012 Promising Practice"

    Sept 06, 2012

    The FPHTC Online Mentor Program was recognized by the ASPH as a promising practice. Click HERE to learn more about public health mentorship experience and register as a mentor or mentee.

  • Funded Field Placement Opportunities are available to COPH students

    Aug 31, 2012

    Click HERE to learn more about our student field placement opportunities and apply by November 13, 2012.

  • New Online Courses Available

    July 1, 2012

    From Basic Epidemiology to Public Health Leadership & System's Thinking Certificate Program, check out our fall course listings HERE.