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Globalization may be fueling new epidemics of hepatitis C infection in China

Published: Mar 8th, 2017

Increased economic growth and international travel may be responsible for waves of hepatitis C outbreaks in China, according to a new study published in the Journal of Viral Hepatitis.

New Year News for Dr. Robert Cook

Published: Jan 30th, 2017

Director of the Southern HIV and Alcohol Research Consortium (SHARC) Dr. Robert Cook recently received word from the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President that his proposed SHARC […]

Dr. David Cheng joins Epidemiology Faculty

Published: Jan 30th, 2017

Dr. David Cheng joined the Department of Epidemiology as an Assistant Professor on November 15. Dr. Cheng is a cancer and nutritional epidemiologist.  He received his Ph.D. in Epidemiology from […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dr. Prosperi wins Illumina’s Go Mini Scientific Challenge

Published: Dec 21st, 2016

“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: Dec 16th, 2016

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 […]

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 Student Wins Top Prize at COM Celebration of Research

Published: Feb 25th, 2016

Martin Wegman, an Epidemiology PhD/MD student, was selected as the 2016 Medical Student Research Program top prize winner for his outstanding presentation and content of his poster at the College […]

Fogarty Workshop Held in India

Published: Feb 25th, 2016

In January 2016 a team from UF traveled to India to conduct a four-day research workshop on behalf of the NIH-funded Fogarty International Center’s India-US Training Program in Non-Communicable Diseases. […]