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NIH’s Ericka Boone speaks at CTSI Research Day

Published: Jul 17th, 2018

Director of the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) Division of Loan Repayment (LRP), Ericka Boone, Ph.D, came to the University of Florida as part of the Clinical and Translational Science […]

Dr. Robert L. Cook

Florida Receives $2.6 Million NIAAA Grant to Support Research on Health Outcomes among People with HIV

Published: Jul 13th, 2018

The Southern HIV Alcohol Research Consortium (SHARC), located at the University of Florida, has received a $2.6 million grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) to support its […]


Dr. Cottler Elected to Association for Clinical and Translational Science Board of Directors

Published: Jun 19th, 2018

Linda Cottler, PhD, MPH, FACE, Associate Dean for Research and Planning for the College of Public Health and Health Professions and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology has recently been […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]