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Linda Cottler

UF joins National Academy of Medicine collaboration to counter opioid crisis

Published: Apr 30th, 2019

The University of Florida is joining a consortium of more than 100 organizations across the United States brought together by the National Academy of Medicine that have declared a commitment […]

Linda Cottler

Cottler wins College on Problems of Drug Dependence mentoring award

Published: Apr 10th, 2019

For exemplary mentoring of fellow researchers in drug dependence, Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H., is the recipient of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence’s 2019 Mentorship Award. She will […]

Dr. Pearson

Thomas Pearson recognized for exceptional mentoring

Published: Feb 8th, 2019

In honor of more than three decades of excellence in mentoring, the American Heart Association’s Council on Epidemiology and Prevention has awarded Thomas A. Pearson, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., the 2019 […]

Cottler at beach

Linda Cottler begins new chapter

Published: Dec 17th, 2018

Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H., FACE, will step down from her position as chair of the department of epidemiology in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions and […]

Drs. Boucher and Prosperi

Drs. Boucher and Prosperi Receive New R01 Grant

Published: Nov 28th, 2018

Associate Professor and Preeminence Faculty of Epidemiology, Mattia Prosperi, MEng, PhD, and Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), Christina Boucher, PhD are MPIs on a new […]

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College faculty, students recognized during International Education Week

Published: Nov 20th, 2018

The University of Florida International Center honored a College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty member and several graduate students during International Education Week, held November 12 to 16. […]

Dr. Vicki Osborne

Study examines non-medical opioid use among adolescents

Published: Nov 16th, 2018

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

Published: Oct 18th, 2018

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 […]

Sadaf Milani

Newest PhD Graduate Receives Laurence G. Branch Doctoral Student Award

Published: Oct 18th, 2018

Summer 2018 graduate of the PhD in Epidemiology program, Sadaf Milani, PhD, MPH, CPH, recently received an award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) Aging & Public Health Section […]

2018 Student Orientation

Epidemiology Hosts Largest New Student Orientation to Date

Published: Oct 16th, 2018

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 […]