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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.

Erika Thompson takes a walk (and selfie) with the surgeon general

Posted on Mon, Jul 21 2014

Community and family health doctoral student Erika Thompson attended Acting Surgeon General Dr. Boris D. Lushniak’s keynote address at the annual American College of Sports Medicine Meeting.  The event was held May 27-31 in Orlando, Fla. According to Thompson, Rear Admiral Lushniak enthusiastically described [...]

Dr. Giffe Johnson and colleagues report on pesticides in Florida agricultural workers

Posted on Sun, Jul 6 2014

USF College of Public Health researcher Giffe Johnson, PhD., and colleagues are co-authors of “Pesticide Biomonitoring in Florida Agricultural Workers.”  The article appears in the May issue of the Journal of Occupational Diseases and Environmental Medicine. Johnson is a research assistant professor [...]

Dr. Azliyati Azizan and colleagues report on asymptomatic dengue infection

Posted on Sat, Jul 5 2014

USF College of Public Health researcher Azliyati Azizan, Ph.D., and colleagues are co-authors of “Lack of Clinical Manifestations in Asymptomatic Dengue Infection Is Attributed to Broad Down-Regulation and Selective Up-Regulation of Host Defence Response Genes” in PLOS ONE, an international, peer-reviewed, [...]