UF Epidemiology Joins the Effort Against COVID-19

Epidemiology students and faculty are working hard to contain the spread of the virus in Florida.

Our Academic programs

PhD in Epidemiology

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

Master of Science in Epidemiology

A research degree that trains students in epidemiological methods and professional development and culminates in a publishable thesis.

Master of Public Health, Epidemiology Concentration

A multidisciplinary graduate-level degree that focuses on the practical elements of public health that can be applied in a professional career.

Certificate in Psychiatric Epidemiology

Our 12-credit, fully online Certificate in Psychiatric Epidemiology is the only certificate program of its type in the world.

JOb Opportunities in the department

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

What’s Happening

UF Health researcher explains herd immunity and…

It’s a term we’re going to hear much more frequently during the final chapter of the COVID-19 pandemic — herd immunity. With millions of…

Dr. Cindy Prins

Lopez-Quintero lab students honored

Ayomide David, 3rd-year undergraduate student in Biology, and Dr. Vinita Sharma, NIDA T32 postdoctoral fellow in Epidemiology, received early career…

From left to right: Ayomide David, Cyrus Fatemi, Dr. Vinita Sharma

Shapiro Honored by Chapman Society and Gold…

The Chapman Society, the UF College of Medicine chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society, has selected Ms. Jerne Shapiro, lecturer in Epidemiology…

Ms. Jerne Shapiro