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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.

Global health researchers play role in discovery of new antimalarial drug

Posted on Mon, Jul 13 2015

Potent compound inhibits protein synthesis at various stages of malaria parasite’s life-cycle With the rapid emergence of multi-drug resistant strains of malaria, the need to find new drugs capable of delaying or preventing drug resistance has become even more urgent. Now, an international team of researchers [...]

Dr. Roneé Wilson and colleagues report on use of a MCH database to strengthen community-based research and sustainability initiatives

Posted on Mon, Jul 13 2015

USF College of Public Health researcher Dr. Roneé E. Wilson and colleagues published “Transformative Use of an Improved All-Payer Hospital Discharge Data Infrastructure for Community-Based Participatory Research: A Sustainability Pathway.”  The study appears in the April issue of Health Services Research, [...]

USF researchers explore impact of maternal smoking on fetus length

Posted on Mon, Jul 13 2015

A team of maternal and child health researchers from the USF College of Public Health and Morsani College of Medicine published “Impact of intrauterine tobacco exposure on fetal telomere length.”  The poster was presented at the 61st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation [...]