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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.

Views of women and acceptance of ‘rape myths’ lead to higher rates of sexual coercion by male athletes

Posted on Fri, Jul 8 2016

New research led by the University of South Florida College of Public Health finds the prevalence of sexual coercion by athletes is higher than that by non-athletes due to a difference in attitudes toward women. The study, “Sexual Coercion Practices among Undergraduate Male Recreational Athletes, Intercollegiate [...]

Dr. Sean Gregory evaluates appendicitis protocol

Posted on Fri, Jul 8 2016

“It’s been a classic medical school question, does this person have appendicitis or not?” said Dr. Sean Gregory, USF College of Public Health assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Gregory recently had an article, “Cost-Effectiveness of Integrating a Clinical Decision [...]

Dr. Kevin Kip moves veterans’ alternative therapies forward

Posted on Fri, Jul 8 2016

At USF’s College of Public Health, Dr. Kevin Kip is working hard to research alternative therapies for veterans experiencing mental health issues. Dr. Kevin Kip (Photo by Caitlin Keough). Across the nation, alternative therapies for veterans have been gaining more support, including the use of hyperbaric [...]