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Does daily exercise cut back on older adults’ sedentary life? Study: not so much

Published: Jul 18th, 2017

It looks like it might be tougher than anyone thought to lure older adults away from binge-watching TV shows and other sedentary activities. Increasing moderate-intensity exercise in older adults led […]

Federal Law Regulating a Chemical Needed to Make Cocaine Helps Protect Mothers and Babies

Published: May 16th, 2017

Federal regulation of a chemical used in the illegal manufacture of cocaine appears to have helped lower cocaine-related hospital stays for new mothers and babies in the United States. Chris […]

Two epidemiology graduates make headlines

Published: Jan 23rd, 2017

A group led by Dr. Chris Delcher, a former doctoral student in epidemiology, is fighting prescription drug abuse by making a statewide database more useful for physicians. Dr. Taj Azarian’s research found that […]

Epidemiology announces 4 graduates this semester

Published: Jan 23rd, 2017

Epidemiology is proud to announce that three PhD students successfully defended their dissertations and one MSE student passed his thesis to graduate in fall 2016. Dr. Abenaa Acheampong Jones passed […]

3 PhD Graduates from Epidemiology this Summer

Published: Aug 1st, 2016

This summer three Epidemiology doctoral students have passed their dissertation defenses and will be graduating, bringing the total to 17. Nancy Seraphin completed her dissertation defense on July 14 studying […]

3 Graduated from the Master of Science in Epidemiology Program

Published: Jul 12th, 2016

We are proud to announce that Danmeng Li, Danielle Sharpe, and Amy Elliott received their MSE degrees this April.  Amy Elliott has become a T32 fellow in the Epidemiology PhD […]

Multiple Graduate Student Accomplishments

Published: Jul 12th, 2016

Martin Wegman, an Epidemiology PhD/MD student, has been selected as an Outstanding Graduate Student by the Graduate Student Council at this year’s Graduate Student Council awards ceremony. Abenaa Acheampong Jones […]

3 Epidemiology PhD students chosen for scholarships to SISMID

Published: Jun 1st, 2015

Three PhD students in Epidemiology were selected for scholarships to attend the 7th Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases (SISMID) at the University of Washington this summer. […]

Epidemiology graduate, lead author on new study that eases fears of airborne Ebola

Published: May 15th, 2015

At the peak of the Ebola epidemic last fall came a frightening new possibility: a mutation that could allow the disease to spread through the air. Now University of Florida researchers have dispelled this concern using data from current and past Ebola outbreaks.

Two More Epidemiology Doctoral Students Graduate

Published: Apr 17th, 2015

In the month of March, two Epidemiology PhD students successfully defended their dissertations.  On Friday, March 13th, Xingdi Hu successfully defended his dissertation titled Alcohol Treatment Use in HIV-Infected Individuals with […]