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Dr. Jim Chen Wins CTSI Clinical Research Pilot Award

Published: Aug 15th, 2017

Professor in Epidemiology Xinguang (Jim) Chen, MD, PhD, was recently awarded a Patient-Oriented Clinical Research Pilot Award from the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). Dr. Chen’s research has […]

Dr. Mattia Prosperi Receives SEC Visiting Faculty Travel Grant

Published: Aug 15th, 2017

Associate Professor in Epidemiology Mattia Prosperi, MEng, PhD, recently received a Southeastern Conference (SEC) Visiting Faculty Travel Grant from the Office of the Provost. The SEC Faculty Travel program is […]

Dr. Robert Cook Named Chair of FCHAR

Published: Aug 15th, 2017

Professor in Epidemiology Robert L. Cook, MD, MPH, has been named chair of the Florida Consortium for HIV/AIDS Research (FCHAR), the scientific arm of The AIDS Institute. FCHAR was created […]

Brianna Stanley and Anjali Kumar: Few children access free food

Published: Jul 27th, 2017

There is sometimes a stigma surrounding food insecurity, but it is nonetheless a harsh reality for approximately 12.7 percent of Americans. In Florida the issue is especially pervasive, with a […]

Two Epidemiology Faculty Awarded UF Term Professorships

Published: Jul 18th, 2017

Professor in Epidemiology Robert L. Cook, MD, MPH, and Associate Professor in Epidemiology Volker Mai, PhD, MPH, recently received Term Professorship Awards from the UF Office of the Provost. The […]

Department of Epidemiology Well-Represented at CPDD Annual Meeting

Published: Jul 18th, 2017

The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) 79th Annual Scientific Meeting was held this June in Montréal, Canada. Eleven representatives from the Department of Epidemiology attended the meeting, including […]

Dr. Yan Wang Organizes Symposium at APS Annual Convention

Published: Jul 18th, 2017

At the 29th Association for Psychological Science (APS) Annual Convention in May in Boston, MA, Research Assistant Scientist in Epidemiology Yan Wang, PhD, organized a symposium to discuss recent developments […]

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 […]

Dr. Hui Hu Receives AHA Grant in First Year as Faculty

Published: Jun 21st, 2017

Research Assistant Scientist in Epidemiology Hui Hu, PhD, graduated from the Epidemiology PhD program in August 2016 and immediately re-joined the Department as faculty. Now, less than one year later, […]

MSE Graduate Wins New Investigator Award from APIC

Published: Jun 21st, 2017

Marko Predic, an MSE graduate in the class of fall 2016, recently won a New Investigator Award for an abstract submitted to the Association of Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) […]