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Sheldon Waugh


Bachelor of Science in Geography, University of Florida
Master of Science in Geography, University of Florida

Hometown: Gloucester, UK/Naples, FL
Research Interests: Spatial epidemiology, spatial disease modeling, and vector borne diseases. Connecting human, cultural, and environmental factors to determine incidence of vector borne diseases.
Long-term career goals: Developing public health data and public health modeling solutions for areas that do not have the capabilities to do so themselves. To become a public health professional/researcher developing vector borne disease modeling solutions that are increase efficiency and understanding for possible changes to disease control and prevention.
What philosophy guides your education: “Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand.” – Colin Powell
Time Achievements
11/2/2016 Received a honorable mention in the APHA’s School Health Education and Services Section Student Abstract competition. Presented work at the 2016 APHA Annual Meeting.