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COVID-19

Views from a pandemic

This tells the personal stories of some of our faculty, staff and students and their experiences during the pandemic.

Shapiro Honored by Chapman Society and Gold Foundation

The Chapman Society, the UF College of Medicine chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society, has selected Ms. Jerne Shapiro, lecturer in Epidemiology, as UF’s healthcare team member nominee for the Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s National Humanism in Medicine Medal. Ms. Shapiro is being recognized for her immense contributions…

Keeping families informed about the COVID-19 vaccines available for children

In this video interview, Sonja A. Rasmussen, MD, MS, an epidemiologist and a professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of pediatrics and the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, discusses current options available for children, a potential timeline for additional vaccines for younger age groups, thoughts…

COVID-19: A look back at a year of service

College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty, staff and students stepped up to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic in extraordinary ways. As we reflect on an unforgettable year, we highlight a few of the contributions made by members of our college to protect the health of our community,…

Dr. Cindy Prins answers questions about the latest COVID-19 vaccine

And soon, there will be three. Johnson & Johnson recently submitted its COVID-19 vaccine to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization. That step could eventually make it the third vaccine to be approved in the battle against the novel coronavirus pandemic, joining vaccines made by…

Dr. Cindy Prins assesses spaces across UF campus for COVID-19 transmission risks

In her role as the infection preventionist for the UF Health Screen, Test and Protect Program, Cindy Prins, Ph.D., clinical associate professor of epidemiology and assistant dean for educational affairs for the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, offers infection control assessments for UF entities who aim to resume activities throughout campus.