Office of Research

Faculty Research

College of Public Health faculty are engaged in a wide array of public health research that directly impacts its local, state, national and international communities. Whether it is working on vaccine development, creating toolkits for public health professionals in local health departments, or working with underserved communities in Panama, the college’s interdisciplinary faculty touch the lives of people every day. Here is just a sampling of some of the research in which its faculty are involved.


11/9/2020
University of South Florida College of Public Health Professor Edwin Michael’s arrival on campus coincided with the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, giving an innovative system he’d built to track and … [read more]
11/9/2020
Mohammad Ourani, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) DrPH candidate concentrating in public health and clinical laboratory science and practice, is lead author of the article “Evaluation of Evidenc … [read more]
11/9/2020
The second annual USF One Health Codeathon was held last February, before the onslaught of COVID-19. What’s a codeathon? According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, a codeat … [read more]
11/9/2020
“Like so many other Floridians, early in the pandemic, I turned to Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard for complete, accurate, and timely information. But I very q … [read more]
10/26/2020
Dr. Cedric Zimmer, a USF College of Public Health (COPH) post doctoral scholar within the global and planetary health strategic area, is the lead author of the paper, “FKBP5: A Key Mediator of How Ve … [read more]
10/26/2020
Dr. Helen Mahony, a post-doctoral fellow at the USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health (MCH), has received a Henry P. David grant for research in huma … [read more]
10/26/2020
The American Public Health Association (APHA) held its annual meeting and expo virtually this year from Oct. 24-28, and USF College of Public Health (COPH) students and faculty took part in the many … [read more]
10/12/2020
If COVID-19 is going to take a hold anywhere on campus, the USF residence halls—where students sleep, eat, play and study—seem as likely a place as any. Ditto high-traffic areas, home to frequently t … [read more]
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