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Dr. Chighaf Bakour observes teen sleep duration and asthma

Asthma impacted 10.2 percent of teenagers ages 15 to 19 in 2015, according to the CDC. USF College of Public Health alumna and current assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dr. Chighaf Bakour, examined how sleep duration impacts asthma in Florida high school students and what impact obesity plays in the likelihood […]

Dr. Karen Liller scores with sports injury prevention research in Hillsborough County

USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Karen Liller, professor in the Department of Community and Family Health, collaborated with Dr. Barbara Morris, director of sports medicine and performance at Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, and other researchers including PhD student Yingwei Yang, to examine and report sports injuries among high school athletes in Florida. Her report, […]

Dr. Amy Alman receives $3M NIH grant to examine the subgingival microbiome

USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Amy Alman, assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, has been awarded a $3 million R01 grant from the National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to examine the bacteria in plaque below the gum line and its association with Type 1 diabetes, […]