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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.

Dr. Arturo Rebollón’s new app to fight Zika

Posted on Fri, Jun 10 2016

The USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Arturo Rebollón, a doctoral student based in Panama, says it’s time to give the community the empowerment they need to combat Zika in Panama. He’s working with Esri Panamá, a geographical information systems mapping company, to create a new web application for all [...]

Student engagement is priority at global health symposium

Posted on Fri, Jun 10 2016

On May 16 the USF College of Public Health’s Center for Global Health & Infectious Diseases Research (CGHIDR) and the USF Center for Drug Discovery and Innovation (CDDI) sponsored the 4th Annual Frontiers of Drug Discovery Symposium. The CGHIDR-CDDI program integrates USF faculty from the Departments [...]

Using the internet to reduce diabetes risk inexpensively

Posted on Fri, Jun 10 2016

There are more cost-effective ways to combat obesity and its related health issues, according to new research, and the answer is just a click away. USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Janice Zgibor, associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatics, and colleagues found that providing [...]