UF Epidemiology Joins the Effort Against COVID-19

Epidemiology students and faculty are working hard to contain the spread of the virus in Florida.

Our Academic programs

PhD in Epidemiology

A terminal research degree granted on evidence of distinctive attainment in epidemiology and on ability for independent investigation.

Master of Science in Epidemiology

A research degree that trains students in epidemiological methods and professional development and culminates in a publishable thesis.

Master of Public Health, Epidemiology Concentration

A multidisciplinary graduate-level degree that focuses on the practical elements of public health that can be applied in a professional career.

Certificate in Psychiatric Epidemiology

Our 12-credit, fully online Certificate in Psychiatric Epidemiology is the only certificate program of its type in the world.

JOb Opportunities in the department

Message from our Chair

Dr. Stephen Kimmel

Welcome to the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Florida! We are a premier department in one of the top public universities in the country. Our mission is to make scientific discoveries, educate others, and provide service so that we improve the health of the population. We do this through the practice of consequential epidemiology.

Dr. Stephen Kimmel

What’s Happening

UF Health team receives $6.6 million to study…

With advancements in HIV treatments, people with HIV are living longer. More than half of Americans with HIV are now over age 50. Yet with longer…

Dr. Robert L. Cook

UF Health pediatric expert answers questions…

As cases of the omicron variant continue to surge, two federal agencies have approved booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for 12…

Dr. Sonja Rasmussen

UF leads team ready to tackle vaccine skepticism…

University of Florida faculty are part of a multistate team that will work to boost COVID-19 and influenza vaccination rates in parts of the country…

Mobile health vehicles offer health resources, vaccine education and outreach opportunities through the Our Community, Our Health programs