Improve Health Globally

Epidemiology, the cornerstone of public health, seeks to reduce risk factors and improve health outcomes at individual, societal and global levels.

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PhD in Epidemiology

A terminal research degree granted on evidence of distinctive attainment in epidemiology and on ability for independent investigation.

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Message from our Chair

Dr. Stephen Kimmel

Welcome to the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Florida! We are a premier department in one of the top public universities in the country. Our mission is to make scientific discoveries, educate others, and provide service so that we improve the health of the population. We do this through the practice of consequential epidemiology.

Dr. Stephen Kimmel

Pleased to Welcome New Faculty


Welcome Dr. Jinling Liu

Jinling Liu, Ph.D., joined us on September 1, 2023, from Missouri University of Science and Technology. Her research interests include Genetic Epidemiology, Machine Learning, Causal Inference, Biomedical Informatics, Cardiovascular Diseases, Aging and Cancer.

Photo Credit: Michael Pierce/Missouri S&T

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