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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.

Deidre Orriola presents poster at annual meeting

Posted on Mon, Jun 15 2015

USF College of Public Health instructor Deidre Orriola is calling it: Flipped learning is the next big thing in academics. Most recently, the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health selected her poster titled “Flipping public health education: A rationale for turning lecture-based learning [...]

Honors College Student wins Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award

Posted on Mon, Jun 1 2015

Lynn Le, a recent USF Honors College graduate, was a recipient of an Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award, which was given to the top five percent of students based on their professional mannerisms and oral and poster presentations at the 2015 USF Undergraduate Research and Arts Colloquium on April [...]

Malaria abroad inspires local contribution to the cure

Posted on Mon, Jun 1 2015

“Health is one of the major components in the vicious cycle of poverty,” said Emily Lupton, a research assistant at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health who recently authored her first publication in Parasitology International. Originally from North Carolina, Lupton earned her Master [...]