UF Epidemiology in the Effort Against COVID-19

Student Deployments

Student Name Program County of Deployment Dates of Deployment
Jaquelyn Nagy MPH State of Florida Bureau of Public Health Laboratories – Jacksonville March 30 – April 14
Catalina Delgado MPH Broward April 25 –
Rebecca Fisk PhD Broward March 22 – April 5
Alexis Guttenberg MPH Broward March 19 –
Papa Hoyeck MPH Broward March 19 – May 2
Emily Klann PhD Broward March 21 – April 19
Afton Nourzad MPH Broward March 21 –
Adeyemi Oshodi MPH Broward March 22 – May 16
Veronica Richards PhD Broward March 21 – April 19
Isis Escandon MPH Collier April 13 –
Ann-Aicha St. Cyr MPH Duval March 22 –
Joseph Struzeski PhD Duval April 3 –
Kaeli Flannery MPH Lake April 5 –
Charlee Ford MPH Miami-Dade March 31 – April 14
Upuli Dissanayake PhD Osceola March 24 – May 7
Dakota Mayderry MSE Osceola March 24 –
Andrew McCabe MPH Palm Beach April 30 – June 10
Hunter Ponder MSE St. Johns April 1 – April 30
Lara Saikaly MPH St. Johns April 16 – April 30
Patricia Zielinski MPH St. Johns April 1 – May 6
Sara Nutley PhD Sumter March 31 – May 13
Shannan Rich PhD Sumter March 31 – May 13
Scott Cohen MPH Volusia April 5 –
Jemma Thompson MPH Wakulla March 23 –

Volunteer Contact Tracing in Gainesville/Alachua County

Student Name Program
Erta Cenko PhD
Amy Elliott PhD
Shannan Rich PhD
Michael Swain PhD
Pooja Subedi PhD
Akemi Wijayabahu PhD

Workplace Connectedness Series

Publications

Benvenuto D, Giovanetti M, Salemi M, Prosperi M, De Flora C, Junior Alcantara LC, Angeletti S, Ciccozzi M. The global spread of 2019-nCoV: a molecular evolutionary analysis. Pathog Glob Health. 2020 Mar;114(2):64-67. doi: 10.1080/20477724.2020.1725339. Epub 2020 Feb 12. PMID: 32048560

Chen X, Yu B. First two months of the 2019 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) epidemic in China: real-time surveillance and evaluation with a second derivative model. Glob Health Res Policy. 2020 Mar 2;5:7. doi: 10.1186/s41256-020-00137-4. eCollection 2020. PMID: 32158961

Jamieson DJ, Steinberg JP, Martinello RA, Perl TM, Rasmussen SA. Obstetricians on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Front Lines and the Confusing World of Personal Protective Equipment. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Apr 16. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003919. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 32304512

Mavian C, Pond SK, Marini S, Magalis BR, Vandamme AM, Dellicour S, Scarpino SV, Houldcroft C, Villabona-Arenas J, Paisie TK, Trovão NS, Boucher C, Zhang Y, Scheuermann RH, Gascuel O, Lam TT, Suchard MA, Abecasis A, Wilkinson E, de Oliveira T, Bento AI, Schmidt HA, Martin D, Hadfield J, Faria N, Grubaugh ND, Neher R, Baele G, Lemey P, Stadler T, Albert J, Crandall KA, Leitner T, Stamatakis A, Prosperi M, Salemi M. Sampling bias and incorrect rooting make phylogenetic network tracing of SARS-COV-2 infections unreliable. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2020 May 7. pii: 202007295. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2007295117. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 32381734

Rasmussen SA, Jamieson DJ. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Pregnancy: Responding to a Rapidly Evolving Situation. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 May;135(5):999-1002. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003873. PMID: 32213786

Rasmussen SA, Smulian JC, Lednicky JA, Wen TS, Jamieson DJ. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and pregnancy: what obstetricians need to know. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Feb 24. pii: S0002-9378(20)30197-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.02.017. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 32105680

Thompson LA, Rasmussen SA. What Does the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Mean for Families? JAMA Pediatr. 2020 Mar 13. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.0828. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 32167533

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