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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.

COPH researchers investigate HIV/AIDS among indigenous Latin American populations

Posted on Thu, Feb 4 2016

Researchers at the USF College of Public Health have begun exploratory research examining HIV/AIDS in indigenous populations in Ecuador, Panama and Belize. Using syndemic theory as their lens, they are investigating factors impacting the spread of HIV/AIDS in each community, according to principle investigator [...]

COPH students receive awards at 2015 APHA meeting and expo

Posted on Thu, Feb 4 2016

The American Public Health Association (APHA) hosts an annual event that attracts thousands of professionals and students from across the U.S. and world to network and share their research and experiences. Three students from USF College of Public Health were earned and received awards at the 143rd Annual [...]

USF Health Panama provides the hub for a world of collaborative projects

Posted on Thu, Feb 4 2016

Several USF Health faculty were among leading international researchers contributing to the scientific conversation at the third Vaccinology in the Tropics Conference, hosted by USF Health in Panama in January. The two-day conference offered researchers, clinicians and public health professionals the [...]