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Dr. Tracey Barnett among reviewers for Surgeon General Report

Published: Jan 30th, 2017

Dr. Tracey Barnett was among the reviewers for the E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General. The report that the uses of electronic cigarettes […]

Student/Alumni Achievements

Student/Alumni Achievements

Published: Jan 23rd, 2017

Sheldon Waugh (on the left in the photo), a third-year PhD student, received a honorable mention in the APHA’s School Health Education and Services Section Student Abstract competition. He presented […]

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 […]

Dr. Prosperi wins Illumina’s Go Mini Scientific Challenge

Published: Jan 23rd, 2017

“It is vital for us to increase our understanding of viruses like chikungunya, dengue and Zika.” Mattia Prosperi, PhD, MEng

Newest Fogarty Fellows Arrive from India

Published: Jan 23rd, 2017

This month the Department of Epidemiology welcomed three new fellows who arrived from India the last week of October for six months of training at UF. They join two current […]

Cottler receives honorary doctoral degree from Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University

Published: Dec 16th, 2016

Dr. Linda B. Cottler, Chair of the Department of Epidemiology, was awarded an honorary doctoral degree in public health from Thailand’s leading research university, Chulalongkorn University. Cottler was recognized for […]

New Epidemiology PhD Program Director

Published: Nov 8th, 2016

Dr. Deepthi Varma (left) has been named the new PhD program director for the Department of Epidemiology. Dr. Cindy Prins led the program since 2013 but was recently offered and accepted […]

Epidemiology Students Receive Multiple Awards and Honors

Published: Nov 8th, 2016

Shivani Khan (left), Mirsada Serdarevic (center), and Amy Elliott (right) received conference scholarships to attend the annual conference for the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) and present their research […]

Dr. Striley Part of Panel in Showing of “Breaking Points” for Community

Published: Nov 8th, 2016

Dr. Catherine Striley, an assistant professor and director of the Master of Science in Epidemiology (MSE) program in the Department of Epidemiology, was part of a panel held at the […]