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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: March 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: March 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 […]

Join us for a special workshop this Monday, February 6

Published: February 3rd, 2017

Caronne Rush named PHHP Employee of the year!

Caronne Rush named PHHP Employee of the year!

Published: December 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: December 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: December 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: November 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 […]

Cover Letter/CV/Non-Academic Resume Writing Skills Workshop

Cover Letter/CV/Non-Academic Resume Writing Skills Workshop

Published: November 29th, 2016

Fall Clothing Drive

Published: November 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: November 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 […]

Call for Poster Abstracts: Diversity Day

Published: November 14th, 2016

Theme: Promoting Inclusion in a Complex World. DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submissions Due Friday, December 9th by 5pm.

EGH Ice Cream Social

Published: September 28th, 2016

We’ve rescheduled last week’s (intended) Ice Cream Social for this Thursday, October 13th! We look forward to seeing you all!

New mosquito-borne disease detected in Haiti

Published: September 16th, 2016

University of Florida researchers have identified a patient in Haiti with a serious mosquito-borne illness that has never before been reported in the Caribbean nation. Click here to read the […]

Multidisciplinary team reports the isolation of Enterovirus D68 from the plasma of a Haitian child with pneumonia

Published: June 23rd, 2016

A multidisciplinary team composed of researchers from the College of Public Health and Health Professions (Dept of Environmental and Global Health and Dept. of Health Services Research, Management, and Policy), […]

Zika Virus Vaccine Development Stalled by Concerns Over Marketability

Published: June 7th, 2016

Read about the newest developments in the efforts to market a Zika virus vaccine in this conversation with Dr. John Lednicky and The Contagion’s Brian Dunleavy here. Click here to […]

Article by multidisciplinary team listed as one of PLOS Journal’s Editors’ Picks in Microbiology, category Clincal Science and Epidemiology

Published: June 2nd, 2016

An article titled “Zika Virus Outbreak in Haiti in 2014: Molecular and Clinical Data”, written by a multidisciplinary team comprised of researchers from the College of Public Health and Health […]

Environmental and Global Health study reveals best evidence to-date of human infection by influenza D virus

Published: June 2nd, 2016

First identified in 2011, influenza D virus (IDV) is now recognized as a pathogen of cattle and swine.  The virus is able to infect and replicate in the same types […]

Flu vaccination programs have potential to be self-sustaining in Florida

Flu vaccination programs have potential to be self-sustaining in Florida

Published: May 23rd, 2016

School-located influenza vaccination programs led by local health departments could be cost-effective throughout the state of Florida, according to a study published recently in the journal Vaccine. “Our research shows […]

Congratulations Graduates!

Published: May 11th, 2016

Congratulations to all of our Spring 2016 Environmental & Global Health Graduates: Poulomy Chakraborty (PhD) Moise Ngwa (PhD) Jennifer Bouland (MHS) Kirsten Berling (MPH) Arnel Duvet (MPH) Kevin LaMoureaux (MPH) Lorie Marie […]

Multi-disciplinary team publishes their work on the molecular, clinical, and phylogenetic analyses of Zika virus from Haitian plasma specimens.

Published: April 27th, 2016

Scientists from the UF College of Public Health (Dept. of Environmental and Global Health and from Department of Health Services Research, Management, and Policy) , from the UF College of […]

EGH Student Helena Chapman Represents the State of Florida at 2016 CDC Millenial Health Leaders Summit.

Published: April 27th, 2016

This past March, One Health Ph.D. student Helena Chapman was selected to participate in the 2016 Millennial Health Leaders Summit, along with fellow PHHP student Cara McDonnell. Offered by the Centers for Disease […]

Has Haiti’s cholera epidemic become a permanent problem?

Published: April 27th, 2016

Dr. Alex Weppelmann of the Department of Environmental & Global Health gives Haiti’s cholera epidemic an in-depth look in an article published on The Conversation. To read it, click here.

November 17th Seminar Series

Published: November 13th, 2015

Dr. Gregory Glass will be discussing Heterogeneity in Malaria Risk & Challenges for Control.  

November 10th Seminar Series

Published: November 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: October 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: October 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: October 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 […]

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Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood Named New Department Chair

Published: September 11th, 2015

The Department of Environmental and Global Health has chosen our own Dr. Sabo-Attwood to be the new chair.

Alumni Spotlight – Cuc Tran

Published: September 9th, 2015

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: April 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 […]

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: April 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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EGH Now Accepting Nominations for 2015 Student Awards

Published: April 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 […]

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: April 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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Immunizing schoolkids fights flu in others, too

Published: December 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 […]

Dr. John Lednicky gives talk on airborne virus sampling

Published: February 17th, 2014

Dr. John Lednicky gave a talk entitled “Collection of viable airborne viruses using air samplers” for the Biomedical Education Seminar Series of the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, University of […]

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Dr. Paul Nicoletti, professor emeritus, gives career advice to EGH graduate students

Published: February 14th, 2014

Dr. Paul Nicoletti, Professor Emeritus in the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine, recently met with EGH graduate students during a fireside chat held at Greg & Myrna Gray’s […]

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Post doctoral associate, Dr. Joseph Bisesi, publishes paper on detection and toxicity of SWCNT in fish

Published: February 12th, 2014

Dr. Joseph Bisesi, a post-doc in Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood’s lab recently published a manuscript in Environmental Science and Technology.  Dr. Bisesi’s paper describes the toxicity of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) […]


Students become first-ever One Health MHS graduates

Published: December 16th, 2013

On December 15, 2013, Mary Leigh Morris, Tia Williams, and Lauren Stevenson became the University of Florida’s first graduates of the Master of Health Sciences (MHS) in Environmental and Global […]

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EGH PhD student, Xiao Zheng, wins International Student Award

Published: December 10th, 2013

Dr. David Sammons (pictured), dean of the University of Florida International Center, recently presented EGH PhD student, Xiao (Bela) Zheng, with the UF Outstanding International Student Award. The Outstanding International Student […]

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Dr. Andy Kane and Jessica Rowland gather seafood consumption data at Florida Seafood Festival

Published: November 15th, 2013

EGH Associate Professor, Dr. Andy Kane, and EGH PhD student, Jessica Rowland, collected seafood consumption data from local seafood workers and consumers at the 2013 Florida Seafood Festival in Apalachicola Bay. […]

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One Health PhD student, Helena Chapman, receives Student Health Activist Honorable Mention

Published: October 30th, 2013

Each year, HealthBegins and other organizational partners recognize students who have demonstrated passion and achievement in the pursuit of social justice and health equity. EGH PhD student, Helena Chapman, will […]

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Dr. Ziad Memish lectures on MERS-CoV and the Hajj in Saudi Arabia

Published: September 3rd, 2013

August 30, 2013 – Dr. Ziad Memish, Deputy Minister of Public Health, Saudi Arabia visited the Emerging Pathogens Institute (EPI) to discuss research collaborations.  Faculty and students from the Department […]

Ali Messenger becomes first EGH PhD graduate!

Published: August 20th, 2013

Ali Messenger (left) graduated with her PhD in Public Health on Friday August 9th 2013.  She is among the first PhD students to perform her PhD work in the Emerging […]

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Drs. Glenn and Debbie Morris host barbecue for Certificate in One Health students

Published: June 3rd, 2013

Drs. Glenn and Debbie Morris recently hosted their annual barbecue for Certificate of One Health students, UF faculty, and staff. This year, 48 students from 22 countries enrolled in the One […]

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Dr. Sabo-Attwood to participate in UF Science Communications Academy

Published: May 16th, 2013

EGH Associate Professor, Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood, was recently selected as one of a handful of scientists to participate in UF’s Science Communications Academy. Dr. Sabo-Attwood and her colleagues will represent […]

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ASPH recognizes EGH Research Assistant Professor Dr. Bernard Okech’s malaria research in Haiti

Published: May 6th, 2013

Werner Bischoff, MD, PhD, gives seminar on “Exposure to Influenza Aerosols during Routine Patient Care”

Published: April 22nd, 2013

On April 18, Dr. Werner Bischoff gave a seminar at the Emerging Pathogens Institute titled “Exposure to Influenza Aerosols during Routine Patient Care.” Dr. Bischoff is an associate professor at […]

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Marissa Valentine, Environmental Health MPH student, wins award at Public Health Day

Published: April 18th, 2013

Marissa Valentine recently presented the poster from her thesis project titled “Where’s the Oil? Shortcomings of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response Data” at the College of Public Health and […]

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EGH students and researchers present at PHHP Research Day

Published: April 17th, 2013


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Catherine McDermott, Environmental Health MPH student, wins poster award

Published: April 16th, 2013

MPH-EH student, Catherine McDermott, recently presented the poster from her thesis project titled “Pathogens as a Mosquito Bio-control Method: Quantifying the Susceptibility of Three Genera of Mosquitoes to Aedes sollicitans […]