About J. Glenn Morris
Dr. Glenn Morris assumed the position of Director of the Emerging Pathogen Institute in August 2007. In addition to his position as EPI Director, Dr. Morris is a professor of infectious diseases in the UF College of Medicine. Morris has worked in public health and pathogen related fields for more than 40 years, and has had a continuing fascination with emerging pathogens. At EPI, Morris has helped to shape the creative vision behind a web of campus-wide projects to anticipate, understand and control the emergence of new, disease-causing microorganisms. Morris started his public health career at the Centers for Disease Control where he was an epidemic intelligence service officer and focused his attention upon cholera and other water- and food-borne illnesses. Before coming to the University of Florida, he was Chairman of the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore.
- Infectious Disease