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Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood appointed to Smithsonian

Published: Feb 16th, 2018

Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood, Chair of the Department of Environmental and Global Health, was recently appointed as a Research Associate with the Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park and Conservation Biology Institute in […]

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Dr. Anthony Maurelli and colleagues publish book chapter on Shigella

Published: Jan 26th, 2018

A chapter entitled “A Brief History of Shigella” was just published as part of the electronic encyclopedia EcoSal Plus, a publication of the American Society for Microbiology. Dr. Anthony Maurelli […]


MPH Student, Marissa Valentine-King “Rocked” Public Health in 2017

Published: Jan 17th, 2018

Environmental and Global Health student, Marissa Valentine King, was recognized by the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice for the Students Who Rocked Public Health 2017. This is the second […]

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EGH Faculty meet Mayor of Jacmel

Published: Dec 15th, 2017

Several faculty members from the Department of Environmental and Global Health met and spoke with Marky Kessa, Mayor of Jacmel, Haiti during his recent visit to Gainesville. Jacmel is a longtime […]

MHS student, Nick Dowhaniuk, publishes article with National Geographic

Published: Dec 1st, 2017

Environmental and Global Health MHS student, Nick Dowhaniuk, recently published “Sleeping on fire: A trip to Africa’s most dangerous volcano, in an active conflict zone” for National Geographic. As part of his […]

Dr. Sabo-Attwood Participates in a Leadership Event for African Women

Published: Nov 15th, 2017

The Society for Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Africa Conference hosted a workshop on women’s leadership in Calabar, Nigeria October 18, 2017. The event hosted 3 speakers, Dr. Artie Gerts from […]

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Transport, the Environment, and Public Health in China

Published: Oct 13th, 2017

In a paper published in the October 14 issue of the Lancet, Dr. Song Liang, an associate professor at the Department of Environmental and Global Health, joined with an international […]

Dr. Sarah McKune published in the Journal of Health Communication

Published: Sep 20th, 2017

Dr. Sarah McKune recently published “The Opposite of Denial: Social Learning at the Onset of the Ebola Emergency in Liberia” in the Journal of Health Communication.As part of an interdisciplinary […]


One Health PhD Candidate Published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

Published: Sep 20th, 2017

Marissa Valentine-King, a PhD candidate in the Department of Environmental and Global Health had her latest work, “Antibacterial Resistance in Ureaplasma species and Mycoplasma hominis Isolates from Urine Cultures in College-aged […]

Team reports case of locally acquired dengue fever that occurred in Gainesville in 2016

Published: Aug 9th, 2017

Dr. Sarah White, a post-doctoral associate working with Dr. John Lednicky at the Dept. of EGH, and co-investigators Drs. Iovine and Nickels (UF Health/Shands Hospital) and Dr. Glenn Morris (Emerging […]

Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood awarded prestigious Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership

Published: May 19th, 2017

Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood was selected as one of only 54 candidates for the highly competitive Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM)®  Program at Drexel University College of […]

Congratulations EGH Departmental Award Winners

Published: Apr 21st, 2017

Congratulations to this year’s winners of our three Environmental and Global Health Department Awards: EGH Outstanding MPH Student Award: Alyssa C. Simons, MPH EGH Outstanding PHD Student Research Award: Sarah […]

EGH Postdoc awarded for Poster Presentation

Published: Apr 20th, 2017

Maha Elbadry, 2015 EGH PhD graduate and current postdoctoral researcher, recently received Best in Group for Poster Presentations at UF’s Postdoc Research Symposium. The symposium aims to promote the research […]

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Dr. John Lednicky participates in a Mitre Corporation sponsored workshop in Washington, DC

Published: Apr 20th, 2017

Dr. John Lednicky and 4 other world renowned virologists were invited to give ‘state-of-the-science’ presentations at a workshop in Washington, DC that was hosted by the Mitre Corporation. The Mitre […]

Drs. Joseph Bisesi, Anthony Maurelli, and Elizabeth Wood to be inducted into Delta Omega Society

Published: Apr 6th, 2017

Dr. Joseph Bisesi , Dr. Anthony Maurelli, and Dr. Elizabeth Wood have been selected as the only three 2017 inductees into the Beta Upsilon Chapter of Delta Omega, the Honorary […]

Events with the EGH Student Council

Published: Apr 6th, 2017

Our EGH Student Council has a variety of social events, service opportunities, and workshops planned for the Spring 2017 semester. Please join us for the following events in the month […]

Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood Elected President of SESOT

Published: Apr 6th, 2017

Dr Tara Sabo-Attwood, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental and Global Health, has been elected as the next President of the Southeastern Regional Chapter of the Society […]

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EGH Faculty to Co-Lead new Center with CDC grant

Published: Feb 8th, 2017

Four state universities collaborated recently to gain $10M in funding from the Center for Disease Control for the new Southeast Regional Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Disease. The center will lead a […]

Apply for the new MHS Online program for Fall 2017!

Published: Feb 7th, 2017

Accepting applications now! Starting Fall 2017, students pursuing our MHS One Health degree will have the option of the traditional, on-campus curriculum or our new fully online program. Click here to […]

Dr. Sabo-Attwood Appointed to Advisory Board nanotechnology journal

Published: Feb 6th, 2017

Dr. Sabo-Attwood has been recently appointed to the Advisory Board for the journal Environmental Science: Nano.  The first issue was published in February 2014 and was developed to “serve as […]

PhD Student Sarah White published on Atlas of Science

Published: Feb 1st, 2017

Sarah White, MPH, a fourth year Environmental and Global Health PhD student, recently published a research summary, “Occupational exposure to new influenza virus that infects cows” on the Atlas of […]

Call for Abstracts: PHHP Research Day – Deadline 2/13

Published: Dec 22nd, 2016

 Deadline: The deadline for receipt of abstract submissions is February 13, 2017 by 5PM. You will need to print your form, affix signatures, then scan and send a single PDF […]

Dr. Eric Nelson brings new research and technology to EGH

Published: Oct 21st, 2016

Eric Nelson, M.D. Ph.D., is a newly appointed assistant professor in the department of EGH and Pediatrics.  He is a part of a team of scientists that build technologies to […]

Dr. Joseph Bisesi, newly appointed SE SETAC Vice President, hosts 14th Annual Meeting

Published: Oct 21st, 2016

From September 22nd-24th Dr. Joseph Bisesi from the Department of EGH hosted the annual meeting for the Southeast Region of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry here at UF.  […]

CDC Awards Significant New Grant

Published: Oct 21st, 2016

CDC in partnership with NIOSH awards PHHP a nearly $10 million, five-year grant to support the new Southeastern and Coastal Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, to be directed by […]

EGH Seminar Series: Marissa Valentine & Sarah White

Published: Oct 5th, 2016

Congratulations Award Winners!

Published: May 11th, 2016

We’d like to congratulate the Environmental & Global Health Students who won awards at the Spring 2016 Convocation! Makyba Charles, PhD Student – Environmental Health Environmental and Global Health Outstanding […]

One Health PhD Students to Attend Prestigious Summer Programs

Published: Apr 26th, 2016

Two of our One Health doctoral students, Yi Su and Sara Townsend, have been selected to attend prestigious programs this summer. Yi Su will participate in the Summer Institute for […]

EGH Student Mirna Amaya Recognized with Model of Leadership Award

Published: Apr 6th, 2016

Mirna Amaya has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Model of Leadership Award. The award recognizes a student who actively works to instill positive social change in the community […]

Pilot study with UF metabolomics core

Published: Feb 22nd, 2016

Dr. Bisesi, from the Department of Environmental and Global Health, and his colleague, Dr. Chris Martyniuk, from the Department of Physiological Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine were recently […]

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Welcome Dr. Maurelli

Published: Jan 21st, 2016

Dr. Tony Maurelli recently joined EGH from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland where he was Professor of Microbiology and Immunology. His office in […]

Dr. Sabo-Attwood Appointed to EPA Science Advisory Board

Published: Dec 2nd, 2015

Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood, chair of the department of environmental and global health at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions, has been appointed to a three-year […]

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New Student Orientation

Published: Sep 9th, 2015

EGH hosted a new student orientation welcoming the 15 new graduate students

EGH One Health Certificate Program Travels to Kenya

Published: Sep 4th, 2015

The Certificate Program in One Health has been put on hold until further notice. This past July, participants in the One Health certificate program got out of the classroom and into […]

NIFA Fellowship awarded to Environmental & Global Health Postdoctoral Fellow

Published: Aug 21st, 2015

Dr. Candice Lavelle, a recent UF PhD graduate and current postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Environmental and Global Health has won a grant from the United States Department of […]

Yaser Alsahafi Presents Research at 2015 National Oral Health Conference

Published: May 14th, 2015

The 2015 National Oral Health Conference took place from April 27-29 in Kansas City, Missouri.The NOHC is the premier meeting for dental public health. Dental public health professionals from around North […]

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Published: May 12th, 2015

The first weekend of May marked the graduation of a number of Environmental and Global Health students: EGH Students Cuc Tran MPH-EH Students Moniqe Bessette Kirstin Blanzy Melani Dickenson Daniel […]

Researchers discover carbon nanotubes increase lung cell susceptibility to influenza viral infection

Published: May 1st, 2015

Drs. Sabo-Attwood, Lednicky and colleagues recently published an article in Particle & Fibre Toxicology showing that if lung cells are pre-exposed to carbon nanotubes, they are more susceptible to infection […]

Doctoral Student Wins Internship with Dow Chemical Company

Published: May 1st, 2015

EGH doctoral student Xiao (Bela) Zheng, who has been working with Dr. Sabo-Attwood in the area of nanotoxicology, has been offered a summer internship with Dow AgroSciences, a wholly-owned subsidiary […]

Re-Launch of One Health Certificate

Re-Launch of One Health Certificate

Published: Apr 10th, 2015

Interim Chair Dr. Sabo-Attwood has officially announced the re-launch of the College of Environmental and Global Health’s One Health Certificate Program for the Summer of 2015. Requirements for the certificate […]

Dr. John Lednicky Speaks at International Symposium on Mass Gathering Medicine in Saudi Arabia

Dr. John Lednicky Speaks at International Symposium on Mass Gathering Medicine in Saudi Arabia

Published: Apr 10th, 2015

This year’s International Symposium on Mass Gathering Medicine took place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from March 29-30th. Dr. John Lednicky of the College of Environmental and Global Health gave two talks, […]

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Dr. John Lednicky Finds Flu Mutation That Targets Young People

Published: Apr 10th, 2015

Recently, Dr. John Lednicky of the College of Global and Environmental Health, along with Dr. Glenn Morris of the Emerging Pathogens Institute, discovered a mutation in a common H1N1 virus […]

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EGH Participates in PHHP 28th Annual Research Day

Published: Apr 8th, 2015

  Wednesday, April 8th, was the College of Public Health and Health Professionals 28th Annual Research Day. Three students of the College of Environmental and Global Health presented posters of […]

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Cuc Tran Defends Dissertation, Is Awarded Spot at CDC Epidemic Intelligence Services

Published: Apr 6th, 2015

Cuc Tran successfully defended her dissertation entitled, “Effective Strategies for Evaluating and Sustaining a Successful School-located Influenza Vaccination Program”. Cuc Tran has been awarded a spot in the CDC EIS […]

EGH’s First Prospective Student Day!

EGH’s First Prospective Student Day!

Published: Apr 3rd, 2015

Monday, March  30th, was the Department of Environmental and Global Health’s first ever prospective student day.  Students traveled from the icy terrains of Chicago, Illinois and Columbus, Ohio to hear more […]

Multidisciplinary team establishes a facile method for collecting viable influenza viruses

Multidisciplinary team establishes a facile method for collecting viable influenza viruses

Published: Dec 22nd, 2014

The modes of person-to-person transmission of influenza viruses, especially with regard to the airborne transmission via inhalation of fine (<5 microns) particles, are highly debated. A team comprised of researchers […]

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EGH researchers participate in environmental sampling project to detect respiratory pathogens in Saudi Arabian airport.

Published: Dec 10th, 2014

Dr. John Lednicky and former EGH chair Dr. Gregory Gray, worked with former Saudi Deputy Minister of Health, Dr. Ziad Memish, to characterize respiratory pathogens in breathing air and in […]

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Students Present at the SACNAS conference in Los Angeles

Published: Nov 5th, 2014

Graduate and undergraduate students that are currently working with Drs. Sabo-Attwood and Bisesi in the Department of Environmental and Global Health presented their research at the Society for Advancement of […]

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Doctoral student Cuc Tran will be honored for mentoring contributions!

Published: Oct 22nd, 2014

Cuc Tran, a doctoral student in the department of environmental and global health, is a recipient of UF’s 2014 Graduate Student Mentoring Award. Given by UF’s Innovation Through Institutional Integration […]

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Doctoral Students Lecture at Sun Yat-sen University in China

Published: Oct 22nd, 2014

Department of Environmental and Global Health doctoral student Mary Merrill, along with Department of Statistics doctoral student Hunter Merrill presented a 5-day workshop on R statistical programming for public health […]