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Mirsada Serdarevic

Mirsada Serdarevic: Why is mental health never a priority?

Published: Nov 19th, 2018

If you are a student or an employee at the University of Florida, there is a good chance you have seen the band practice on their new field as you […]

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 […]

New Student potluck

Epidemiology New Student Potluck

Published: Oct 18th, 2018

On September 8th, both new and continuing Epidemiology PhD students gathered together to welcome the new cohort of doctoral students and to celebrate their diversity. An array of foods were […]

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 […]

Dr. Lopez-Quintero

Epidemiology Faculty Receives Prestigious K Award

Published: Oct 16th, 2018

Clinical Assistant Professor in Epidemiology Dr. Catalina Lopez-Quintero has received a K01 award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to investigate drug use-related disparities among Hispanics by exploring […]

VEME 2018

Doctoral Student Accolades

Published: Sep 13th, 2018

Two first year Epidemiology PhD students, Shannan Rich and Veronica Richards, won best poster for Phylogenetic Inference at the 23rd International Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology (VEME2018) in […]

Drs. Cook, Leeman, and Lucero

Dr. Robert Cook Receives NIAAA T32 Training Grant

Published: Aug 15th, 2018

Dr. Robert L. Cook, Professor of Epidemiology and Director of the Southern HIV Alcohol Research Consortium (SHARC) and Director of the SHARC Center for Translational HIV Research together with Dr. […]

Sadaf Milani

Epidemiology Graduates 30th Doctoral Student Since 2011!

Published: Aug 15th, 2018

As of the summer 2018 graduation season, the Department of Epidemiology has graduated 30 doctoral students! Since the department’s founding in 2011, 100% of the program’s graduates have secured employment […]