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A number of ERC students in the IH, OS and OHM programs participated in the  USF COPH Research Day of March 30, 2009 during National Public Health Week (NPHW), see also The  names of the students and the titles of their posters are listed below.

Luis Pieretti"Characterization and evaluation of performance of a whole-body human exposure chamber "

Adam Marty, "Nanoparticles: Friend and foe"

Jennifer M. Logan,  "Effects of Heat Stress on Risk Perceptions and Risk Taking"

Mel Bradley, "4. 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene (TNT) air concentrations, hemoglobin changes, and anemia cases in respirator protected TNT munitions demilitarization workers."   see also  Mel Bradley photo.

Dr. Bradley was featured in the Association of Schools of Public Health  June 12th, 2009 Friday Letter :


Congratulations to Melville Bradley, who was selected as one of only 19 students selected by The Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health to participate in the 12th Annual Student Poster Session through the Academic Public Health Caucus during the 137th American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego, CA.
"2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene (TNT) Air Concentrations, Hemoglobin Changes, and Anemia Cases in Respirator Protected TNT Munitions Demilitarization Workers”


Melville Bradley, MD, MSPH, is a May 2009 graduate of the University of South Florida, College of Public Health's NIOSH funded  Occupational Medicine/MSPH  Program  and will complete all requirements for his Occupational / Preventive Medicine Residency program in June, 2009.  Mel will enter fellowship training in patient safety at the Veterans Administration’s Patient Safety Center of Inquiry in Tampa, Florida starting July 2009.   Mel's poster was selected as one of the top five COPH posters during the  COPH's Student Research and Practice Poster Display and Competition during National Public Health Week 2009 and was based on  a retrospective study of bio-surveillance and industrial hygiene data from a munitions plant where he served as an occupational medicine physician.  He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society as well as the Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Honor Society.