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Dr. Vaddiparti Nominated for CTSI Academy of Research Excellence

For the second year, the Department of Epidemiology is pleased to announce a faculty member named to participate in the CTSI Academy of Research Excellence, Dr. Krishna Vaddiparti.  The program […]

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Two Epidemiology PhD Students were given Travel Awards by CPDD

The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) held its 76th Annual meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico this year. Two Epidemiology PhD students were honored with travel awards for […]

Chris Delcher

Fellow Successfully Defends Dissertation on Prescription Drug Abuse and Doctor Shopping

Chris Delcher, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Epidemiology and fellow of the Institute for Child Health Policy, successfully defended his dissertation, entitled “Monitoring Prescription Opioid Abuse and ‘Doctor […]

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Air pollution increases risk for hypertension in pregnant women

Air pollution increases risk for hypertension in pregnant women GAINESVILLE, Fla.  — Breathing the air outside their homes may be just as toxic to pregnant women — if not more […]

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Welcome to the Department of Epidemiology

Introduction:
The new Department of Epidemiology is housed in both the Colleges of Public Health and Health Professions and Medicine at the University of Florida. Faculty members are jointly appointed in order to create synergies resulting in a strong, competitive research profile capitalizing on collective strengths, and highly trained students who receive exceptional exposure to diverse expertise.

Mission:
The mission of the new Department of Epidemiology is to improve health globally through education, training, research and service.

Aims:
As a leader in the field, the Department aims to:

  • Advance the field's theoretical and empirical base through rigorous multidisciplinary epidemiology research that monitors health globally.
  • Prepare the next generation of scientific leaders to design and conduct ethical, relevant and innovative epidemiological studies.
  • Train a public health workforce committed to working with diverse communities to bring about outcomes that matter.
  • Develop and refine epidemiological measures and methods in that address the dynamic and complex factors impacting public health globally.
  • Provide leadership and service in epidemiology and public health through international, national, state and local collaboration and community engagement.

Recent News

vaddiparti

Dr. Vaddiparti Nominated for CTSI Academy of Research Excellence

For the second year, the Department of Epidemiology is pleased to announce a faculty member named to participate in the CTSI Academy of Research Excellence, Dr. Krishna Vaddiparti. The program […]

Dr. Linda Cottler becomes Treasurer of the CPDD

Dr. Linda Cottler becomes Treasurer of the CPDD

Linda Cottler,PhD, MPH, Associate Dean fro Research and Planning for the College of Public Health and Health Professions and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology became the Treasurer of the […]

Chris Delcher

Fellow Successfully Defends Dissertation on Prescription Drug Abuse and Doctor Shopping

Chris Delcher, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Epidemiology and fellow of the Institute for Child Health Policy, successfully defended his dissertation, entitled “Monitoring Prescription Opioid Abuse and ‘Doctor […]

CPDDTravelAwards

Two Travel Awards to CPDD given this year

Two Epidemiology PhD students received Travel Awards from the College on Problems of Drug Dependence for the 76th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Darryl wins 2014 Advocate Award

HealthStreet Project Manager wins 2014 Advocate of the year

Darryl Pastor has works hard at his job and in the community. This year he was awarded with the honor of 2014 Advocate of the year from the Center for Leadership and Service.

Alumni News

Dr. Michael "Brad" Cannell

Epidemiology PhD Alumni accepted into the 2014 Butler-Williams Scholars Program

Dr. Michael “Brad” Cannell (PhD in Epidemiology, 2013) who is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of North Texas has been accepted into the 2014 Butler-Williams Scholars Program.