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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.

Mirsada Serdarevic

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 […]

Dr. Vicki Osborne

Study examines non-medical opioid use among adolescents

A University of Florida study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors finds that 3 percent of 10-18 year-olds had misused opioids in the past 30 days. Most participants reported the […]

Knackstedt and Cottler

Drs. Knackstedt and Cottler Receive New R21/R33 Award

Dean’s Professor and Chair, Linda B. Cottler, PhD, MPH, FACE, and Lori Knackstedt, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology, are MPIs on a new Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award […]

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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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New Student potluck

Epidemiology New Student Potluck

On September 8th, both new and continuing Epidemiology PhD students gathered together to welcome the new cohort of doctoral students and to celebrate their diversity. An array of foods were […]

2018 Student Orientation

Epidemiology Hosts Largest New Student Orientation to Date

On August 17th, the Department of Epidemiology hosted the largest (and most fun) new student orientation ever, with 93 attendees. Faculty, staff, and current students all welcomed the 9 new […]

Dr. Lopez-Quintero

Epidemiology Faculty Receives Prestigious K Award

Clinical Assistant Professor in Epidemiology Dr. Catalina Lopez-Quintero has received a K01 award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to investigate drug use-related disparities among Hispanics by exploring […]