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.

USF College of Public Health undergraduate student Paula Hernandez has had a unique position working with both Drs. Ellen Daley and Russell Kirby on various projects as a student research assistant o … [read more]
Little is known about how employers implement guidelines that protect and promote the safety, health, and well-being of their workers, according to USF College of Public Health doctoral student Heidi … [read more]
Eleanor Tung-Hahn, now a USF College of Public Health (COPH) health sciences student, was a volunteer research assistant at Loyola University in Chicago when she was tasked by her mentors in the sch … [read more]
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about one-quarter of the world’s population has a tuberculosis (TB) infection. These numbers can be even higher in TB endemic areas like Africa.  … [read more]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every hour seven people in this country die a violent death.  A violent death, as defined by the CDC’s National Violent Deat … [read more]
When USF College of Public Health (COPH) professor Dr. Karen Liller was approached by the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine to write an article on injury prevention, she switched gears and decid … [read more]
Parents are the protectors of their children, and physicians are their healers. But what happens when parents don’t see eye-to-eye with doctors about the correct course of treatment for their sick—so … [read more]
Dr. Lynn “Marty” Martin, a USF College of Public Health professor, has been named a fellow of the American Ornithological Society (AOS). The society is made up of a global network of professionals ad … [read more]
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