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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.

New fellowship brings public health to the zoo

Posted on Wed, Dec 7 2016

The USF College of Public Health and Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo have teamed up to create the new Veterinary Public Health Postdoctoral Fellowship, an innovative teaching, research and training opportunity dedicated to the health of the animal and human populations, with an initial focus on the endangered [...]

COPH rocked APHA in Denver

Posted on Mon, Nov 14 2016

Go west. And, that is just what a herd of Bulls from the USF College of Public Health did on Oct. 29-Nov. 2. USF leaves its mark on the APHA chalkboard in Denver. (Photo courtesy of Melanie Marshall) The caravan included students, alumni, faculty and staff. They convened in and around the Colorado Convention [...]

MCH expert sounds off on microcephaly and perinatal death

Posted on Tue, Oct 18 2016

Dr. Russell Kirby, USF distinguished professor and Marrell Endowed Chair, published two editorials in September. “Optimizing the ICD to identify the maternal condition in the cause of perinatal death overcoming challenges to create a holistic approach” appeared in the BJOG: An International [...]