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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.

Drs. McGuire-Wolfe and Haiduven screen first responders for Hep C and HIV

Posted on Mon, Sep 15 2014

USF College of Public Health researchers Christine McGuire-Wolfe, PhD, CPH, EMT-P, and Donna Haiduven, PhD, RN, CIC, are co-authors on a publication entitled “Participation in a Hepatitis C and HIV Screening Program Among Emergency Responders in a Suburban Fire Department.”  The study is in the June [...]

Drs. Salemi and Salihu report on opioid drug use and impact on morbidity, mortality and medical care

Posted on Mon, Sep 15 2014

USF College of Public Health researchers Jason Salemi, PhD, MPH, Hamisu Salihu, MD, PhD, and colleagues are co-authors on a publication entitled “Maternal Opioid Drug Use during Pregnancy and Its Impact on Perinatal Morbidity, Mortality, and the Costs of Medical Care in the United States.”  The study [...]

Dr. Cheryl Vamos and colleagues report on a preventive child oral health intervention among dental providers

Posted on Mon, Sep 8 2014

Public Health researcher Dr. Cheryl Vamos and colleagues report on the impact of the Baby Oral Health Program (bOHP), an intervention intiative, on dental providers’ knowledge, values, confidence and practice behaviors regarding preventive oral health care to young children (<3 years). The study also [...]