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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 […]

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 […]

Dr. Joseph Bisesi to be inducted into the Beta Upsilon Chapter of Delta Omega, the Honorary Society of Public Health

Dr. Joseph Bisesi to be inducted into the Beta Upsilon Chapter of Delta Omega, the Honorary Society of Public Health

Published: Mar 3rd, 2017

Dr. Joseph Bisesi has been selected as one of only three 2017 inductees into the Beta Upsilon Chapter of Delta Omega, the Honorary Society of Public Health.  Dr. Bisesi will be honored […]

EGH Department Chair elected as next President of SESOT

Published: Mar 3rd, 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 […]

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 […]

Join us for a special workshop this Monday, February 6

Published: Feb 3rd, 2017

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 […]

Caronne Rush named PHHP Employee of the year!

Caronne Rush named PHHP Employee of the year!

Published: Dec 21st, 2016

Our very own Caronne Rush was named this year’s PHHP Employee of the Year, along with Sharla Alexander in the department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Caronne Rush, an […]

Dr. Elizabeth Wood honored during International Education Week

Dr. Elizabeth Wood honored during International Education Week

Published: Dec 14th, 2016

Elizabeth Wood, D.H.S., M.P.H., won first place in the faculty, staff and alumni category of the campus-wide Global Culture Photo Contest during the UF International Center’s International Education Week events Nov. […]

Coverage of National Fish and Wildlife Foundation contract with FL FWC

Published: Dec 1st, 2016

WMBB has covered the NFWF project outreach in Apalachicola, including several quotations from EGH professor Dr. Andrew Kane. See the two articles below.   Special Report: Edge of Extinction  APALACHICOLA, […]

UF to receive nearly $10 million to support new agricultural safety and health center

Published: Nov 29th, 2016

The University of Florida has received a grant of nearly $10 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, or […]

Fall Clothing Drive

Published: Nov 17th, 2016

All donations will be divided between Grace Marketplace and Homeless Veterans.

Ancient strain of cholera likely present in Haiti since colonial era

Published: Nov 16th, 2016

A non-virulent variant of the deadly Vibrio cholerae O1 strain has likely been present in Haitian aquatic environments for several hundred years, with the potential to become virulent through gene […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

November 10th Seminar Series

Published: Nov 4th, 2015

Dr. Richard Kwok will be discussing “Investigating the Potential Human Health Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill” on Tuesday, November 10th, at 2 PM.  

Seminar Series

Published: Oct 30th, 2015

On November 3rd, Dr. Romina Rivero will be discussing One Health Commitment from a New Institute of Tropical  Medicine in South America: Mission, Perspectives & Research.  

October 13th Seminar

October 13th Seminar

Published: Oct 9th, 2015

Tuesday, October 13th, Dr. Lisa Conti will speak on the topic of One Health Approach to Invasive Species. Light refreshments will be provided.  

October 6th Seminar Series

Published: Oct 2nd, 2015

Tuesday, October 6th, will be the 5th installment in this Fall’s seminar series. The seminar will be hosted by UF students Stephanie Cinkovich and Shannon Hentschel who will be presenting […]

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 […]

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 […]

EGH Department Seminar April 21. Maha A. Elbadry will discuss if we can trust chloroquine, which has been used in Haiti since 1955.

April 21 Last EGH Seminar

Published: Apr 15th, 2015

Tuesday, April 21st, will be EGH’s last departmental seminar of the Spring 2015 semester. It will take place at 12 pm, and is located in the Cancer and Genetics Research Center’s […]

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 […]

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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, […]

EGH Department Seminar April 14th. Dr. Chris Vulpe will discuss functional profiling in yeast revealing genotoxicity mechanisms of Trichloroethylene

April 14th EGH Department Seminar

Published: Apr 10th, 2015

The next EGH Department Seminar will be taking place on April 14th at 12 PM, in Cancer and Genetics Research Center’s (CGRC) room 133, which is in the north wing […]

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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 Now Accepting Nominations for 2015 Student Awards

Published: Apr 8th, 2015

Nominations are now closed! Thank you to all who took the time to vote. The College of Environmental and Global Health is now accepting nominations for their annual Student Awards. This […]

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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 […]

EGH Deparment Seminar April 7 2015. PHD Student cody smith will share his work investigating the role of sex hormones in modulating epithelial to mesenchymal transition in lung cells. Masters student Thuy NGo will discuss the interactions of single walled carbon nanoparticles and the effects of synthetic estrogen on the binding and activation of estrogen receptors.

April 7th Environmental and Global Health Department Seminar

Published: Apr 6th, 2015

This weeks topics highlight Single Walled Nanotubes and EE2 Interactions, as well as IPT, EMT, ESRs, and LOCs. Our weekly Department Seminar is being held this Tuesday at 12:00 PM. […]

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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 […]

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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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Immunizing schoolkids fights flu in others, too

Published: Dec 12th, 2014

Mathematical models predicted it, and now a University of Florida study confirms it: Immunizing school-aged children from flu can protect other segments of the population, as well. When half of […]

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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 […]