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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New mosquito-borne disease detected in Haiti

Published: Sep 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: Jun 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: Jun 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: Jun 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: Jun 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: Apr 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: Apr 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: Apr 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.