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Innovation through research, education, and service

The University of Florida’s College of Public Health and Health Professions and College of Medicine invite applications and nominations for the position of Chair of Epidemiology.

Dr. Pearson

Thomas Pearson recognized for exceptional mentoring

In honor of more than three decades of excellence in mentoring, the American Heart Association’s Council on Epidemiology and Prevention has awarded Thomas A. Pearson, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., the 2019 […]

Kathleen Egan

Researchers examine influence of peers and parents on adolescent prescription opioid use

A new University of Florida and East Carolina University study finds that peer approval or disapproval has a strong influence on whether or not adolescents engage in nonmedical use of […]

Drs. Boucher and Prosperi

Drs. Boucher and Prosperi Receive New R01 Grant

Associate Professor and Preeminence Faculty of Epidemiology, Mattia Prosperi, MEng, PhD, and Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), Christina Boucher, PhD are MPIs on a new […]

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Welcome to the Department of Epidemiology

Introduction:
The Department of Epidemiology is housed in both the Colleges of Public Health and Health Professions and Medicine at the University of Florida. Faculty members are jointly appointed in order to create synergies resulting in a strong, competitive research profile capitalizing on collective strengths, and highly trained students who receive exceptional exposure to diverse expertise.

Mission:
The mission of the Department of Epidemiology is to improve health globally through education, training, research and service.

Aims:
As a leader in the field, the Department aims to:

  • Advance the field’s theoretical and empirical base through rigorous multidisciplinary epidemiology research that monitors health globally.
  • Prepare the next generation of scientific leaders to design and conduct ethical, relevant and innovative epidemiological studies.
  • Train a public health workforce committed to working with diverse communities to bring about outcomes that matter.
  • Develop and refine epidemiological measures and methods in that address the dynamic and complex factors impacting public health globally.
  • Provide leadership and service in epidemiology and public health through international, national, state and local collaboration and community engagement.

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Linda Cottler begins new chapter

Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H., FACE, will step down from her position as chair of the department of epidemiology in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions and […]

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College faculty, students recognized during International Education Week

The University of Florida International Center honored a College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty member and several graduate students during International Education Week, held November 12 to 16. […]

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Mirsada Serdarevic: Why is mental health never a priority?

If you are a student or an employee at the University of Florida, there is a good chance you have seen the band practice on their new field as you […]