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Faculty Spotlights

College of Public Health faculty are engaged in a wide array of public health research that directly impacts our local, state, national and international community. Whether it is working on vaccine development, creating toolkits for public health professionals in local health departments or working with underserved communities in Panama, our interdisciplinary faculty touch the lives of people every day. Here is just a sampling of some of the research in which our faculty are involved.

Dr. Henian Chen publishes two maternal and child health articles

Posted on Mon, Mar 31 2014

Biostatistician Henian Chen, MD, PhD recently published two articles. The first titled “Sex-specific effects of fetal exposure to the 1959–1961 Chinese Famine on risk of adult hypertension” is in the April issue of the Maternal and Child Health Journal. Wendy N. Nembhard, PhD, associate professor of [...]

Dr. Michael Reid and colleagues report on using a management framework for training public health professionals

Posted on Mon, Mar 24 2014

William Michael Reid, PhD, MBA, is the lead author of an article describing the development of the Florida Center for Public Health Preparedness using a management framework. The article, “Leadership, collaboration, and effective training principles and practices from a decade of training by a center [...]

Dr. Russell Kirby contributes to high-impact research on autism

Posted on Mon, Mar 17 2014

USF College of Public Health researcher Russell Kirby, PhD, has contributed to two key studies with implications for the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder in the U.S. population.  Both recently published studies were led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center on Birth [...]