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Epidemiology PhD Student Receives UF Informatics Institute Award

Published: Mar 12th, 2018

The 2018 UF Informatics Institute (UFII) Graduate Student Fellowship received many strong proposals submitted by students and their faculty mentors across UF. “Level Analysis of Rheumatoid Diseases via Multi-Domain Machine […]

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Drs. Lusine Yaghjyan and Volker Mai Win UFHCC Pilot Award

Published: Mar 12th, 2018

Assistant Professor in Epidemiology Lusine Yaghjyan, MD, MPH, PhD, and Associate Professor in Epidemiology Volker Mai, PhD, MPH, were recently awarded a $42,000 collaborative, multiple PI, pilot grant from the […]

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UF’s Only NIH K Award Couple

Published: Feb 14th, 2018

Professor Ting-Yuan (David) Cheng, PhD, assistant professor in Epidemiology, and his wife Professor Yu-Jung (Jenny) Wei, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy both have received prestigious NIH […]

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Dr. Xinguang (Jim) Chen -Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology

Published: Feb 14th, 2018

Professor in Epidemiology Xinguang “Jim” Chen, MD, PhD, FACE has recently become a Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology (FACE). Over the length of his career, Dr. Chen has […]

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Epidemiology PhD Students Lead Student Organizations

Published: Jan 16th, 2018

Sadaf Milani is president of PHHP Doctoral Student Council (DSC). In the past, DSC has hosted panel discussions and social events. The DSC is also looking for suggestions for future […]

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Dr. Deepthi Varma Appointed to Healthy Start Board of Directors

Published: Jan 16th, 2018

Research Assistant Professor in Epidemiology Deepthi Varma, PhD, MPhil, MSW, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Healthy Start of North Central Florida Coalition. Florida’s Healthy Start […]

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Dr. Mark Hart’s Research Featured on ASPPH Website

Published: Jan 16th, 2018

Clinical Assistant Professor in Epidemiology Mark Hart, EdD, recently had his research featured on the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) website. In his two-part series on […]

PHHP faculty, students earn UF International Center awards

Published: Dec 7th, 2017

The University of Florida International Center honored a College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty member and several graduate students during its International Education Week celebration held in November. Linda B. […]


Florida Epidemiology Students Achieve 100 Percent Publication Rate in 2016 – 2017

Published: Dec 6th, 2017

The 2016 – 2017 academic year was a busy time for the doctoral students in the department of epidemiology at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health […]

To lift kids out of poverty, adults must be able to work

Published: Dec 5th, 2017

The poor often put health concerns on the back burner The ability to lift children out of poverty depends, in part, on the physical and mental health of their parents […]