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Join the USF College of Public Health for several key events at the Florida Public Health Association educational conference in Orlando, August 18-21. This year’s theme is “A Prepared Florida: What Does It Mean for Public Health?” Network with us. On Wednesday, August 19, Dr. Julie Kornfeld gives the keynote address at the college’s annual […]

Fact: Injuries are the leading cause of death for children and young adults. USF College of Public Health research and interventions have led to declines in mortality and morbidity. By advocating policy changes, like Florida’s mandatory child bicycle helmet law that became effective on Jan. 1, 1997, public health researchers are saving lives. Bicycle helmet […]

“It was very, very successful,” said Deidre Orriola, instructor of the USF College of Public Health’s first undergraduate course held in Panama, which concluded June 1. At the end of May, a group of 12 undergraduate students, one staff member and one faculty member traveled to Panama for an eight-day, three-credit-hour class. Orriola taught the […]