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Our application deadline has changed!

All applications to our PhD in Epidemiology and Master of Science in Epidemiology programs must be submitted by December 1st, 2018, for fall 2019 admission.

Chris Delcher

Prescription drug monitoring programs not shown to affect drug overdoses

Amid a raging opioid epidemic, every state has now established a drug-monitoring database to encourage safer prescribing and to reduce abuse. Yet, there is scant evidence that such programs are […]

Mattia Prosperi

Florida Researchers Receive NIAID Grant to Track HIV Transmission Clusters in Real Time

The use of molecular epidemiology methods for identifying and tracking epidemic transmission clusters has recently gained traction, but these methods are not equipped to identify transmission clusters and their corresponding […]

2018 PhD graduates

Epidemiology PhD Graduates Earn Prestigious Awards at Convocation

Three Epidemiology doctoral students graduated May 4th: Jacob Ball, Vicki Osborne, and Sheldon Waugh. Both Jacob and Sheldon have accepted positions at the Army Public Health Center in Baltimore Maryland, […]

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Welcome to the Department of Epidemiology

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.

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

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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Upuli Dissanayake

Epidemiology MSE Student Earns Spot in Prestigious NICAP Summer Internship Program

The Neuromedicine Interdisciplinary Clinical and Academic Programs (NICAP) comprises leaders, faculty, residents, fellows, staff and both undergraduate and graduate interns. Founded in 2010 by Dr. David Guzick and UF Health […]

GSAW 2018

Epidemiology Rocks Graduate Student Appreciation Week!

This year’s Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW) in Epidemiology had different activities throughout the week of April 2nd-6th. On Monday, an all-day treasure hunt! Gold “doubloons” were scattered around the […]

yan wang phd

Dr. Wang Accepted to UF’s Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellows Program

Research Assistant Scientist in Epidemiology, Yan Wang, PhD, was unanimously accepted to the UF’s Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellows program on campus. Housed within the Warrington College of Business Administration’s Center for […]