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Project Firstline

As a collaborative, Project Firstline brings together more than 75 healthcare, academic, and public health partners to reach a wide range of healthcare audiences.

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Together After Cancer | Juntos Después del Cáncer

Together After Cancer | Juntos Después del Cáncer aims to develop a program for Latina breast cancer survivors and their partners that is culturally meaningful, relevant, and responds to the needs and concerns of both the survivor and their partner.

Governor DeSantis speaking with USF Office of Veteran Success Director Larry Braue (left), USF System President Judy Genshaft and Danny Burgess (right), executive director of the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

Alternative Treatment Options for Veterans (ATOV)

In accordance with Florida Senate Bill 1518 (2019) and Florida House Bill 4211 (2020) through the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs (FDVA), the USF College of Public Health is evaluating “alternative” treatment options for Veterans in Florida with select non-profit community-based organizations. The program is working with select veteran service providers to cover a sample of veteran services based on their specific expertise.

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Salud Latina

Salud Latina USF is a health initiative that was established by the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health in January 2021 to address public health issues generated and exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic, impacting Hispanic/Latino(a,x)/SH communities globally through outreach, engagement, education, and research. The four pillars include 1) Community Engagement, Education, and Outreach, 2) Academic Scholarly Exchange, 3) Research Latina/o/x/SH, 4) Latina/o/x Student Support and Mentorship.