Sheldon Waugh


Bachelor of Science, Geography, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Master of Science, Geography, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Hometown: Gloucester, UK/Naples, FL
Research Interests: Spatial epidemiology, spatial disease modeling, and vector borne diseases. Connecting human, cultural, and environmental factors to determine incidence of vector borne diseases.
Long-term career goals: Developing public health data and public health modeling solutions for areas that do not have the capabilities to do so themselves. To become a public health professional/researcher developing vector borne disease modeling solutions that are increase efficiency and understanding for possible changes to disease control and prevention.
What philosophy guides your education: “Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand.” – Colin Powell
Date Accomplishments
April 2017 As part of Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship Program, completing three-month summer internship at Army Public Health Center, US Department of Defense, One Health Division
November 2016 Honorable mention in American Public Health Association’s School Health Education and Services Section Student Abstract competition
Presented at 2016 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting