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Dr. Linda Cottler

Minority health hurt by lack of participation in clinical trials, researchers say

Published: Jun 15th, 2018

Before pharmaceutical companies can put drugs on the market, the Food and Drug Administration requires years of stringent clinical research to see if they will be effective and safe in […]

Chris Delcher

Prescription drug monitoring programs not shown to affect drug overdoses

Published: May 21st, 2018

Amid a raging opioid epidemic, every state has now established a drug-monitoring database to encourage safer prescribing and to reduce abuse. Yet, there is scant evidence that such programs are […]

Mattia Prosperi

Florida Researchers Receive NIAID Grant to Track HIV Transmission Clusters in Real Time

Published: May 21st, 2018

The use of molecular epidemiology methods for identifying and tracking epidemic transmission clusters has recently gained traction, but these methods are not equipped to identify transmission clusters and their corresponding […]

2018 PhD graduates

Epidemiology PhD Graduates Earn Prestigious Awards at Convocation

Published: May 17th, 2018

Three Epidemiology doctoral students graduated May 4th: Jacob Ball, Vicki Osborne, and Sheldon Waugh. Both Jacob and Sheldon have accepted positions at the Army Public Health Center in Baltimore Maryland, […]

Upuli Dissanayake

Epidemiology MSE Student Earns Spot in Prestigious NICAP Summer Internship Program

Published: May 17th, 2018

The Neuromedicine Interdisciplinary Clinical and Academic Programs (NICAP) comprises leaders, faculty, residents, fellows, staff and both undergraduate and graduate interns. Founded in 2010 by Dr. David Guzick and UF Health […]

GSAW 2018

Epidemiology Rocks Graduate Student Appreciation Week!

Published: Apr 17th, 2018

This year’s Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW) in Epidemiology had different activities throughout the week of April 2nd-6th. On Monday, an all-day treasure hunt! Gold “doubloons” were scattered around the […]

yan wang phd

Dr. Wang Accepted to UF’s Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellows Program

Published: Apr 17th, 2018

Research Assistant Scientist in Epidemiology, Yan Wang, PhD, was unanimously accepted to the UF’s Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellows program on campus. Housed within the Warrington College of Business Administration’s Center for […]

Zhaoyi chen and Dr. Prosperi

Epidemiology PhD Student Receives UF Informatics Institute Award

Published: Mar 12th, 2018

The 2018 UF Informatics Institute (UFII) Graduate Student Fellowship received many strong proposals submitted by students and their faculty mentors across UF. “Level Analysis of Rheumatoid Diseases via Multi-Domain Machine […]

Drs. Yaghjyan and Mai

Drs. Lusine Yaghjyan and Volker Mai Win UFHCC Pilot Award

Published: Mar 12th, 2018

Assistant Professor in Epidemiology Lusine Yaghjyan, MD, MPH, PhD, and Associate Professor in Epidemiology Volker Mai, PhD, MPH, were recently awarded a $42,000 collaborative, multiple P.I. pilot grant from the […]

Cheng and Wei

UF’s Only NIH K Award Couple

Published: Feb 14th, 2018

Professor Ting-Yuan (David) Cheng, PhD, assistant professor in Epidemiology, and his wife Professor Yu-Jung (Jenny) Wei, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy both have received prestigious NIH […]