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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.

VEME 2018

Doctoral Student Accolades

Two first year Epidemiology PhD students, Shannan Rich and Veronica Richards, won best poster for Phylogenetic Inference at the 23rd International Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology (VEME2018) in […]

Drs. Cook, Leeman, and Lucero

Dr. Robert Cook Receives NIAAA T32 Training Grant

Dr. Robert L. Cook, Professor of Epidemiology and Director of the Southern HIV Alcohol Research Consortium (SHARC) and Director of the SHARC Center for Translational HIV Research together with Dr. […]

Sadaf Milani

Epidemiology Graduates 30th Doctoral Student Since 2011!

As of the summer 2018 graduation season, the Department of Epidemiology has graduated 30 doctoral students! Since the department’s founding in 2011, 100% of the program’s graduates have secured employment […]

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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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Recent News

Chelsea Lutz, MPH, and Chaz Rhone, MPH, CIC

Epidemiology MPH alumni Chelsea Lutz and Chaz Rhone named PHHP 2018 Outstanding Alumni

The College of Public Health and Health Professions is pleased to announce the PHHP Outstanding Alumni for 2018. They will be honored at a ceremony during the college’s alumni reunion […]

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NIH’s Ericka Boone speaks at CTSI Research Day

Director of the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) Division of Loan Repayment (LRP), Ericka Boone, Ph.D, came to the University of Florida as part of the Clinical and Translational Science […]

Dr. Robert L. Cook

Florida Receives $2.6 Million NIAAA Grant to Support Research on Health Outcomes among People with HIV

The Southern HIV Alcohol Research Consortium (SHARC), located at the University of Florida, has received a $2.6 million grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) to support its […]