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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.

Doctoral student Ushang Desai presents poster at air monitoring conference

Posted on Mon, Sep 22 2014

Ushang Desai, a doctoral student in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the USF College of Public Health, was a presenter at the 2014 National Ambient Air Monitoring Conference in Atlanta Aug. 11-14. He presented his scientific poster “Associations Between Ultrafine Particles and [...]

Interdisciplinary public health career leads to novel study of risky behaviors

Posted on Mon, Sep 22 2014

As interdisciplinary as public health is by nature, Christine McGuire-Wolfe, adjunct faculty in the Department of Global Health, may be adding a new twist that has led to a novel study. McGuire-Wolfe became a volunteer firefighter while she was studying for her MPH. She became a paid career firefighter [...]

COPH researchers report on perinatal outcomes and hospital costs

Posted on Mon, Sep 22 2014

USF College of Public Health researchers Jean Paul Tanner, Drs. Jason Salemi, Russell Kirby, Hamisu Salihu, and colleagues are co-authors on a publication entitled “Perinatal Outcomes and Hospital Costs in Gastroschisis Based on Gestational Age at Delivery.” The study is in the recent issue of Obstetrics [...]