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New faculty member’s publication featured on NHLBI news mentions

Published: Sep 28th, 2016

One of Epidemiology’s newest faculty hires, Dr. Jinying Zhao, had a publication featured on the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s news mentions.  Her featured publication titled “Processed meat, but […]

Epidemiology announces new faculty member Dr. Hui Hu

Published: Sep 28th, 2016

The Department of Epidemiology welcomes new Research Assistant Scientist Dr. Hui Hu. Dr. Hu received his PhD in Epidemiology at the University of Florida in 2016, and his research interests […]

HealthStreet First Annual Night of Dance

Published: Sep 28th, 2016

On Aug. 20, 2016, UF HealthStreet hosted a community event in the heart of Gainesville, the first Annual Night of Dance, held at Bo Diddley Plaza. This was an amazing celebration of our […]

New Professor joins Epidemiology Department

Published: Aug 29th, 2016

Dr. Jinying Zhao joined the Department of Epidemiology this month as Dean’s Professor and Director of the Division of Genetic Epidemiology under the pre-eminence initiative.  She received her MD at […]

Epidemiology PhD Student receives PDS Best Reviewer Award

Published: Aug 29th, 2016

Vicki Osborne was named one of the best reviewers for the journal Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety for her superb review skills in 2015.

A UF study reveals when teens (and tweens) try marijuana

Published: Aug 23rd, 2016

UF researcher Xinguang (Jim) Chen, M.D., Ph.D., a professor in the department of epidemiology in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions and the UF College of Medicine, studied when adolescents are most likely to try marijuana.

Four UF Health researchers awarded grants to tackle Alzheimer’s disease

Published: Aug 23rd, 2016

Ann Horgas, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, an associate professor in the College of Nursing; Meredith Wicklund, M.D., an assistant professor and former chief of the division of behavioral neurology in the College of Medicine’s department of neurology; Dawn Bowers, Ph.D., a professor with appointments in the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ department of clinical and health psychology and the College of Medicine’s department of neurology; and Linda Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H., FACE, College of Public Health and Health Professions associate dean for research and the founding chair of the department of epidemiology in PHHP and the College of Medicine, have been awarded nearly $850,000 to study Alzheimer’s disease.

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 […]

Epidemiology hires new faculty member

Published: Aug 1st, 2016

Dr. Yan Wang started as a Research Assistant Scientist with the department on July 1. Dr. Wang received her PhD in Child and Family Studies from Syracuse University in 2013, […]

Two New T32 Trainees

Published: Aug 1st, 2016

Amy Elliott and Zachary Mannes have joined the University of Florida Substance Abuse Training Center in Public Health as pre-doc trainees.  Zach Mannes has an MS in Clinical Psychology and […]