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Is diabetes care in need of an overhaul?

Diabetes care is too fragmented, according to USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Janice Zgibor, an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Zgibor and her colleagues have traveled the world to examine how the integration of health care for diabetics improves overall health outcomes. Their findings are compiled in the book, “Integrated […]

Alumna Ercilia Calcano honored for work in the advancement of Latinos

USF College of Public Health alumna Ercilia Calcano, grew up going to elementary school with half a notebook and a third of a pencil. She lived in a two-bedroom home with no running water or electricity among her 10 siblings in the Dominican Republic. Despite that, she said her home was full of care and […]

Florida’s first master’s degree program in genetic counseling earns accreditation

The University of South Florida College of Public Health is the first in Florida to offer a graduate degree in genetic counseling. Last week, the college’s graduate program in genetic counseling earned a crucial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling. Accreditation as a new program by this national organization is essential for graduating […]