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Valentina Gómez attends the Hispanic Scholarship Fund Healthcare Summit

Valentina Gómez, a student in the combined Bachelor of Public Health/Master of Public Health program with a concentration in social and behavioral sciences, attended the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, or HSF, Healthcare Summit in Los Angeles, California, February 8-11. The annual Healthcare Summit introduces HSF Scholars interested in the field to specialized information…

Devin Valdes awarded John J. Benton Endowed Scholarship  

By Katarina Fiorentino Klatzkow Devin Valdes, a University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions Master of Public Health student with a concentration in epidemiology, is this year’s recipient of the Dr. John J. Benton Endowed Scholarship.   “Receiving this scholarship greatly supports my career goals in…

M.P.H. student Parvathy Prasanna Surendran selected as a Pathways to Practice Scholar  

By Katarina Fiorentino Klatzkow   Parvathy Prasanna Surendran, a University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions Master of Public Health student, has been selected for the Pathways to Practice Scholars program.   Sponsored by the Region IV Public Health Training Center, the Pathways to Practice Scholars program provides public health…

Niccole Smith named This is Public Health student ambassador

Niccole Smith University of Florida Master of Public Health student Niccole Smith has been selected as a This is Public Health student ambassador for 2022-2023 by the Association of Schools and Programs in Public Health. Smith is among 59 students from 40 ASPPH member schools and programs who are charged with raising…

2021-2022 MPH Social

The MPH program celebrated Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 graduating students. Students were recognized for their many achievements, which are detailed below. Scholarships and Hall of Fame Zoe Lohse was awarded the John J. Benton Endowed Scholarship, which goes to an MPH student who demonstrates integrity,…