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.


6/14/2021
June is PTSD Awareness Month A team of USF College of Public Health genomics researchers and their counterparts at universities around the country, including UNC-Chapel Hill, Harvard University an … [read more]
6/14/2021
Federal and state governments have a duty to protect their citizens from public health crises like the COVID-19 pandemic. But how far can they legally go in fulfilling that obligation? “When CO … [read more]
5/24/2021
The University of South Florida is helping prepare offices of emergency management across the nation for the upcoming hurricane season by determining how COVID-19 may impact evacuation behaviors. … [read more]
5/19/2021
The USF College of Public Health’s Dr. Deborah Cragun, an assistant professor and director of the college’s genetic counseling program, is one of the principal investigators of IMProving Care After I … [read more]
5/19/2021
The USF College of Public Health’s Florida Covering Kids and Families program recently received a $5,000 grant from the national Protecting Immigrant Families (PIF) campaign.  PIF comprises hundre … [read more]
5/10/2021
The USF College of Public Health (COPH) made headlines in 2016 as the first university in Florida to offer a MSPH degree in genetic counseling. Now it’s getting noticed again with … [read more]
4/26/2021
World Malaria Day is April 25. She was in the third grade when it hit her the hardest. She missed a month of school while hospitalized in a battle to overcome malaria. USF College of Public H … [read more]
4/26/2021
World Malaria Day is April 25. Sex and immune genes play a critical role in how one may respond to Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax) vaccines, according to USF College of Public Health Global Health … [read more]
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