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Epidemiology Faculty Honored by MPH Students on Public Health Day

Published: Jun 21st, 2017

On Public Health Day 2017, the culminating experience of the University of Florida MPH program, two Epidemiology faculty were honored by the Public Health Student Association (PHSA). Founded in 2003 […]

Study Links Getting Drunk at Early Age to Increased Risk of Premature Death

Published: Jun 14th, 2017

People who first became intoxicated as young teens have a greater risk of dying prematurely than those who first became drunk later in adolescence or not at all, according to […]

Congratulations on a Lifetime of Achievement, Dr. Hopkins!

Published: May 16th, 2017

Professor in Epidemiology, Richard S. Hopkins, MD, MSPH, retired on May 1, 2017. Dr. Hopkins has been with the Department of Epidemiology since January 2013. Prior to his appointment at […]

Epidemiology Students Win MPH Exemplary Student Awards

Published: May 16th, 2017

On April 28, 2017, PHHP held its annual convocation to celebrate outstanding students and graduates. Among the awards presented was the annual MPH Exemplary Student honor, recognizing excellent academic performance, […]

Epidemiology Faculty March for Science in DC and Gainesville

Published: May 16th, 2017

On Earth Day 2017, a series of marches were held around to country to mend the gap between the scientific community and non-scientists. These Marches for Science aimed to emphasize […]

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 […]

Data Analysis Looks at Zika’s Introduction to Americas, Predicts Microcephaly Cases

Published: May 16th, 2017

Researchers at the University of Florida and several peer institutions have developed a model mapping the spread of Zika virus in the Americas and predicting that the virus arrived in […]

MiniSeq™, MINI Cooper, Big Impact

Published: May 16th, 2017

Since winning the Go Mini Scientific Challenge last year, Mattia Prosperi, MEng, PhD, Preeminence Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Florida in the College of […]

Dr. Lusine Yaghjyan Uncovers Associations Between Air Pollution and Breast Density

Published: Apr 18th, 2017

Assistant Professor in Epidemiology Lusine Yaghjyan, MD, MPH, PhD, recently published in Breast Cancer Research. Her paper, entitled “Association between air pollution and mammographic breast density in the Breast Cancer […]

Dr. Ron Shorr Receives NIH-NIA R56 Grant to Study Fall Prevention in Hospitals

Published: Apr 18th, 2017

Professor in Epidemiology Ron I. Shorr, MD, MS, recently received an R56 grant from the NIH National Institute on Aging (NIA). An R56 grant is a high-priority, short-term grant awarded […]