HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Health education PhD program ranked one of top in nation

Tampa, FL (June 8, 2004) -- The University of South Florida College of Public Health's doctoral program in health education ranks second in the country up from its tenth-place ranking four years ago, an article in the May/June issue of the American Journal of Health Education reports.The program ranks number one in student scholarly activity.

Twenty-four of the 39 doctoral programs of health education nationwide, or 62 percent, responded to the study. This latest study was a revised version of the 2000 study rating the academic quality of such programs for the first time.

The USF College of Public Health ranked second overall among 29 respondents, just behind the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. The college ranked number one in the category covering student variables -- student scholarly activity, student/faculty ratio, support for teaching and research assistants, and faculty mentoring and placement of graduates. USF's doctoral program in health education surpassed those at the University of Michigan, Johns Hopkins University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Indiana University and Texas A&M University, to name a few.

"It's an extraordinary accomplishment," said Robert McDermott, PhD, a professor in the Department of Community and Family Health, which offers the PhD program in health education. Dr. McDermott headed the department from 1997 to 2001 when the study information was collected.

"This well-regarded study was based on objective, independent criteria, and USF outranked some heavy-weight and much more established institutions," he said. "No matter how you measure it by faculty productivity, by opportunities provided to students for teaching, research and service, or both -- we're in a very elite group."

In addition to the student category, researchers based the rankings on faculty variables, including publications in peer-reviewed journals, editorships in health education-relat
'"/>

Contact: Anne DeLotto Baier
abaier@hsc.usf.edu
813-974-3300
University of South Florida Health
8-Jun-2004


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Mailman School of Public Health receives Manhattan Tobacco Cessation Center grant
2. Liverpool to lead 20M Department of Health initiative to develop medicines for children
3. Health care report cards may increase racial/ethnic disparities in bypass operations
4. 2005 Behavioral Sciences & Health Services Research Award
5. Statement on the findings of the Womens Health Study
6. Bone density returns when teens stop using Depo Provera, Group Health study finds
7. Mailman School of Public Health researchers develop infectious disease diagnostic tool
8. Health initiatives can help peace building in the Middle East
9. Study naming hospitals in top 5% for clinical quality released by HealthGrades
10. RelayHealth selected by Columbia University to link doctors and patients online
11. Health report-card fears make doctors forgo potential life-saving heart treatment

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/31/2020)... ... August 31, 2020 , ... ... devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and serving the lymphoma community through ... announced the 10th Anniversary of Blood Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) and its international ...
(Date:8/31/2020)... ... August 31, 2020 , ... Genesis Chiropractic Software ... today the launch of its integrated, HIPAA compliant, telehealth solution, available to US-based ... in under 90 seconds. , According to the U.S. Department of Health ...
(Date:8/31/2020)... ... August 31, 2020 , ... A Cure for Covid-19 “PTS” with Mediation & Hypnosis ... planet are in a state of panic, experiencing deep anxiety, immense stress, and right now ... solution is timely when most people on the planet are experiencing a great degree of ...
(Date:8/29/2020)... ... August 29, 2020 , ... When professor and author ... greater ease than most people would. Rather than become melancholic, however, he put together ... on achieving one’s dreams. Randy Pausch took a negative situation and turned it into ...
(Date:8/28/2020)... ... August 28, 2020 , ... With in-person ... out to continue helping the specialty-diet community connect with great, gluten-free brands. At ... coupons, enter giveaways, chat with brands & watch over 50 educational classes... all ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/1/2020)... ... September 01, 2020 , ... Mara C. Weinstein ... Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center, in Upstate New York. She ... Boston, with clinical faculty from the Harvard and Yale Departments of Dermatology and ...
(Date:9/1/2020)... ... ... September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian cancer is the ... the female reproductive system. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2020, about ... from this disease. Throughout the month of September, Women’s Excellence aims to increase ...
(Date:8/31/2020)... ... August 31, 2020 , ... Cloudticity announced today that ... a Gold winner in the 15th Annual 2020 Network PG’s IT World Awards®. ... ns from Network Products Guide honoring achievements of world’s best in organizational performance, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: