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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.

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 [...]

Demonstrating an immunization compliance strategy

Posted on Fri, Oct 7 2016

Lack of immunization compliance is commonly due to lack of awareness, according to USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Jill Roberts, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. Roberts’ new research, “An Evidence-Based Project Demonstrating Increased School Immunization [...]

Dr. Amy Alman works with interdisciplinary team to develop app for teens with asthma

Posted on Fri, Oct 7 2016

USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Amy Alman completed the trial portion and is now in the data analysis phase of an app that she and fellow USF researchers have developed as a tool for teens with asthma. Dr. Amy Alman and her Asthma App Team. (Front row, from left): Tali Schneider, Amy Alman, and Bria [...]