A world of possibilities

100% of our graduates

have secured employment or further education or training one year post-graduation.

Highlighting Children's Health Research

36% pursue further education or training,
including postdocs

36% work in

17% work in

8% work in

3% work in
a clinical setting

Recent graduate

Shannan Rich, Ph.D.

Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"The mentorship I had at UF and the opportunities for applied public health experience, including serving as a COVID-19 disease investigator at UF Health Screen, Test, & Protect, were instrumental in my decision to pursue a career in public health service."


Alumni spotlight

Yi Zheng, Ph.D. | Spring 2021 PHD Graduate

Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Harvard Medical School

Dr. Yi Zheng is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. His research mostly focuses on exposome, spatial epidemiology, and real world evidence.

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Danielle Sharpe, Ph.D., MSE | SPRING 2016 MSE GRADUATE

Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer for the CDC

Dr. Danielle Sharpe has been accepted into the prestigious Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dr. Sharpe is assigned as an EIS Officer in the Division of Global HIV and Tuberculosis in the Center for Global Health at CDC.

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Marko Predic, MSE, CIC | FALL 2016 GRADUATE

Associate Vice President of Infection Prevention for HCA Capitol Division

Marko Predic is the Associate Vice President of Infection Prevention for HCA Capitol Division. Dr. Predic graduated with both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Florida (UF), where he launched his career in infection prevention. UF allowed him to pursue an internship within Infection Prevention at UF Health which launched his current career.

Marko Predic, MSE, CIC

Alumni Epidemiology Seminar


Career Paths For An Epidemiology PhD: An Alumni Panel

Dr. Kai Wang, Research Associate, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology, Harvard University, Dr. Agana-Norman, Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Dr. Chukwuemeka Okafor, Assistant Professor, Public Health Department of Epidemiology, Baylor University, and Jake Ball, New field Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Liaison, Boehringer Ingelheim

2021 alumni panel flyer

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