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Epidemiology Students Win MPH Exemplary Student Awards

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, […]

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

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 […]

Journal Club Publishing Success

Apr 3rd, 2017

As part of Epidemiology Journal Club, taught by Dr. Linda Cottler, students are required to review a current article and write and submit a letter to the editor of that […]

Alumni News

Does daily exercise cut back on older adults’ sedentary life? Study: not so much

Jul 18th, 2017

It looks like it might be tougher than anyone thought to lure older adults away from binge-watching TV shows and other sedentary activities. Increasing moderate-intensity exercise in older adults led […]

Federal Law Regulating a Chemical Needed to Make Cocaine Helps Protect Mothers and Babies

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 […]

Two epidemiology graduates make headlines

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 […]