The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) held its 17th Annual Emergency Management Higher Education Symposium in June at the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, MD. The topic of the symposium was “Moving Us Forward: Blending Higher Education and Experiential Knowledge in Emergency Management.” USF College of Public Health faculty, Dr. Robert Tabler, Ms.… Read More Students and Faculty Represent USF COPH at FEMA Symposium
USF College of Public Health undergraduate student, Greer Wellstead, shares some of the key topics guest speaker Bradley Keating spoke about during his visit during our 2015 Community Engagement in Public Health summer course.
“Bradley Keating is one among those many brave souls who are at the front lines of humanitarian relief when disaster strikes,” shares Ms. Wellstead. “His story should move us toward action; it has for me.”… Read More Greer Wellstead: Public Health & the Global Response to Disaster with Bradley Keating
As leaders and future leaders, there is always room for improvement and I believe that experience and time are the best teachers.… Read More REEMA DAAS: EXPLORING LEADERSHIP
2015 COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT IN PUBLIC HEALTH PREPAREDNESS JULY 20-30, 2015 Emergency Management in Pinellas County with Sally Bishop Introduction: Although longtime residents might think otherwise, emergency preparedness is very important in Pinellas County. As the second most vulnerable county in the nation and the most densely populated in the state, the staff of the Pinellas… Read More Suzana Lakic: Understanding Emergency Management Systems in Pinellas County
Public Health Emergencies. Natural & Man-made Disasters. Homeland & Transnational Security. Conflict & War. Refugee Camps & Internally Displaced Persons. For most individuals, the mere idea of working in the aforementioned conditions is not a thought they would entertain. Not so, for the selfless, dedicated professionals who make public health preparedness their life’s passion. At… Read More Prepare for man-made & natural disasters with the USF College of Public Health
The University of South Florida, College of Public Health (COPH), is now offering a fully online Homeland Security Graduate Certificate Program. The Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security is designed to enhance the knowledge base of public health professionals, as well as provide credentialing for the homeland security profession. The intent is to prepare local, state,… Read More University of South Florida, College of Public Health Launches New Online Homeland Security Graduate Certificate
Bulls Service Breaks (BSB) is a program at the University of South Florida that provides service learning experiences for students to predetermined locations around the United States and internationally in an effort to bring awareness of social issues and injustices. I had the opportunity to spend a week in McAllen, Texas for Spring Break this… Read More Alexia Salazar: Bulls Service Break