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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.

Anisha Prabhu presents poster at Fulbright reception

Posted on Mon, Oct 6 2014

“Although historically taboo, public expression of sexuality is slowly becoming accepted,” reads the abstract from a poster presentation by Anisha Prabhu, an MPH candidate at the USF College of Public Health. At first glance, sociology might seem a more fitting field for such a study, but the public [...]

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 [...]