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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Dr. John Lednicky and colleagues in Virus Genes journal

Published: Oct 3rd, 2014

John Lednicky and his colleagues Janet Butel, Maya Luetke, and Julia Loeb published an article entitled “Complete genomic sequence of a new Human polyomavirus 9 strain with an altered noncoding […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Michael von Fricken!

Published: Aug 14th, 2014

Please help us congratulate Michael von Fricken (on the left) on his successful completion of a PhD with the Department of Environmental and Global Health.  Michael’s research has focused on […]

Joseph H. Bisesi Jr, PhD

Joseph H. Bisesi Jr, PhD

Published: Jul 3rd, 2014

Research Assistant Professor Email: jbisesi@phhp.ufl.edu Phone: 352-294-4703 Office: CEHT, Room 105 CV Areas of Expertise: Environmental Toxicology Current Research Interests Linking molecular level indicators of pharmaceuticals and personal care products exposure with indicators […]

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EGH Students Present Posters at the 27th Annual PHHP Research Day

Published: Apr 11th, 2014

Graduate and undergraduate students from the Department of Environmental and Global Health presented posters on a wide range of research topics at the 27th annual PHHP Research Day on April […]

Dr. John Lednicky posts the complete genomic sequence of Canine distemper virus (CDV)

Published: Apr 7th, 2014

John Lednicky has posted the complete genomic sequence of Canine distemper virus (CDV) strain 171391-513 and the complete CDS of the large protein gene of CDV strain UF 12-1 in […]

Research Products 2010

Published: Mar 26th, 2014

For the purpose of providing a sample of our research activities we list some of our recent works. Key: Faculty (Black Bold), Students (Red Bold), Postdoc/Staff (Blue Bold)   Journal […]

Research Products 2012

Published: Mar 26th, 2014

For the purpose of providing a sample of our research activities we list some of our recent works. Key: Faculty (Black Bold), Students (Red Bold), Postdoc/Staff (Blue Bold)   Books/Book […]

Research Products 2013

Published: Mar 26th, 2014

For the purpose of providing a sample of our research activities we list some of our recent works. Key: Faculty (Black Bold), Students (Red Bold), Postdoc/Staff (Blue Bold)   Journal […]

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Dr. Lednicky et al. discovered Human coronavirus NL63 (HCoV-NL63) in commercially sold primary human renal proximal tubule epithelial cells (RPTEC)

Published: Jul 24th, 2013

Dr. Lednicky et al. discovered Human coronavirus NL63 (HCoV-NL63) in commercially sold primary human renal proximal tubule epithelial cells (RPTEC). They then proved the virus replicates in primary RPTEC and human renal […]

Gary G. Clark, PhD

Gary G. Clark, PhD

Published: Jun 20th, 2013

Courtesy Faculty Office: CMAVE, ARS, USDA, Gainesville, FL Phone: 352-374-5910 E-mail: gary.clark@ars.usda.gov CV Education Ph.D., Med/Vet Entomol, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins M.S., Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins […]

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

Published: Apr 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: Apr 17th, 2013

       

Catherine McDermott, Environmental Health MPH student, wins poster award

Published: Apr 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 […]

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EGH doctoral candidate, Michael von Fricken discusses his involvement in malaria research in Haiti

Published: Apr 3rd, 2013

The formula for malaria control in developing countries often seems simple: limit exposure through bed nets, control mosquito vector populations, and provide treatment for infected cases. Yet, implementing solution “A” to […]

Juliet Pulliam, PhD

Published: Jan 29th, 2013

Courtesy Faculty CV Research Interests infectious disease dynamics, viral host jumps, quantitative ecology, epidemiology of viral encephalitides, epidemiology of viral zoonoses, theory and practice of epidemiology in resource-limited settings Education […]

Temporal Patterns in Vaccination Disparities in 23 Low- to Middle-Income Countries: Tracking Progress and Potential Impact on Health Gains

Published: Jun 14th, 2012

Developed by: Richard Rheingans, PhD John Anderson, MS Camila Pazos, MDP Erica Odera, MDP Click here to view the interactive model. Background and Objectives This research and examines temporal patterns […]

Song Liang, PhD

Song Liang, PhD

Published: Jun 1st, 2012

Associate Professor Office: EPI 170 Phone: 352-273-9203 Email: songliang@ufl.edu CV Areas of Expertise: Environmental Science Infectious Diseases Current Research Interests Environmental epidemiology and dynamic modeling of water- and vector-borne infectious diseases […]

2012 Certificate in Emerging Infectious Disease Research

2012 Certificate in Emerging Infectious Disease Research

Published: May 14th, 2012

  May 11, 2012 – Orientation May 14, 2012 – Public Health Laboratory Techniques May 16, 2012 – Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology May 19, 2012 – Lectures and Dr. Morris’s […]

Andrew J. Evans, PhD, PE

Andrew J. Evans, PhD, PE

Published: Mar 8th, 2012

Courtesy Faculty CV Research Interests Technical and educational management, environmental studies, air and water quality, surface and ground water hydrology, and modeling Education Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Florida, 1975 M.E. […]

Internships & Special Projects

Published: Aug 12th, 2011

MPH Internships Guidelines for Internships and Special Projects The purpose of the MPH internship is to (1) apply the skills learned across the MPH curriculum and within Environmental Health specifically, […]

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Haiti

Published: Jul 14th, 2011

Assessment of Contaminants in Haitian Waterways As part of their internship three EGH MPH students traveled to Haiti to collect water samples from wells, rivers and streams to assess whether […]

Distributional Effects of Rotavirus Vaccination

Published: Jun 22nd, 2011

How do disparities in risk and coverage affect estimated vaccination benefit and cost-effectiveness? Developed by: Rick Rheingans, PhD John Anderson, MS Click here to view the interactive model. Other studies […]

Carina Blackmore, MS Vet. Med., PhD

Carina Blackmore, MS Vet. Med., PhD

Published: Jun 8th, 2011

Chief, Bureau of Environmental Public Health Medicine State Public Health Veterinarian State Environmental Epidemiologist Office: Florida Department of Health 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A 08 Tallahassee, FL 32399 Phone: […]

2011 Certificate in Emerging Infectious Disease Research

2011 Certificate in Emerging Infectious Disease Research

Published: Jun 7th, 2011

May 28 – Farewell barbecue May 27 – Final lecture, examination, and celebration May 27 – Visit to Dairy Farm May 26 – Studying marine aquaculture food safey at Cedar […]

2010 Certificate in Emerging Infectious Disease Research

2010 Certificate in Emerging Infectious Disease Research

Published: May 10th, 2011

2010 Certificate in Emerging Infectious Disease Research May 7 – Welcome reception and orientation May 10 – Applied ID Epi / Public Health Laboratory Techniques May 11 – Applied ID […]

Deanna S. Robbins, PhD

Published: May 2nd, 2011

Courtesy Faculty Professor Office: 1601 SW Archer Road, Gainesville Phone: (352) 376-1611, Ext. 5222 Email: Deanna.robbins2@va.gov CV Courses Taught Pathobiology, Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, […]

Tara Sabo-Attwood, PhD

Tara Sabo-Attwood, PhD

Published: May 2nd, 2011

Associate Professor and Chair Office: HPNP 4157A, CEHT 30 Phone: 352-294-5293 Email: sabo@phhp.ufl.edu CV Areas of Expertise: Environmental Toxicology Current Research Interests Understanding molecular mechanisms controlling cellular, tissue and organism […]

Stephen M. Roberts, PhD

Published: May 2nd, 2011

Joint Professor Office: CEHT-Building 471, Room 12 Phone: (352) 294-4514 Email: smroberts@ufl.edu CV Areas of Expertise: Toxicology Current Research Interests Mechanisms of drug and chemical toxicity Cell defense mechanisms against […]

Richard Rheingans, PhD

Richard Rheingans, PhD

Published: May 2nd, 2011

Associate Professor Office: HPNP 4156, Grinter 407, EPI 120 Phone: 352-294-5110 Fax: 352-273-6070 Email: rrheing@ufl.edu CV Areas of Expertise: Environmental Studies Current Research Interests Effectiveness, sustainability and scaleability of school-based […]

Bernard A. Okech, MS, PhD

Bernard A. Okech, MS, PhD

Published: May 2nd, 2011

Research Associate Professor Email: bokech@phhp.ufl.edu Phone: (352) 273-5254 Office: EPI 116 Lab Website: phhp.ufl.edu/~bokech CV Areas of Expertise: Medical Parasitology Medical Entomology Current Research Interests Mosquito midgut physiology Environmental Regulation […]

John Lednicky, PhD

John Lednicky, PhD

Published: May 2nd, 2011

Research Professor Office: HPNP 4155 Phone: 352-273-9204 Email: jlednicky@phhp.ufl.edu CV Areas of Expertise: Microbiology Virology Current Research Interests Collection and analyses of airborne viruses Avian influenza virus H5N1 and other […]

Gary Heil, PhD

Gary Heil, PhD

Published: May 2nd, 2011

Research Assistant Professor Office: EPI Room 475 Phone: 352-273-9418 Email: glheil@phhp.ufl.edu CV Current Research Interests Epidemiological surveillance and the development of new serological and molecular methodologies for characterization, serological surveillance, […]

Dana A. Focks, PhD

Dana A. Focks, PhD

Published: May 2nd, 2011

Research Professor Office: EPI 473 Phone: 352-294-5148 Email: dafocks@phhp.ufl.edu CV Current Research Interests Developing validated assessments of the potential consequences of climate change and control strategies for dengue, malaria, schistoso-miasis, […]

Afsar Ali, PhD

Afsar Ali, PhD

Published: May 2nd, 2011

Research Associate Professor Office: EPI 276 Phone: 352-273-7984 Email: aali@epi.ufl.edu CV Areas of Expertise: Microbiology Epidemiology Current Research Interests Epidemiology and Ecology of Vibrio cholerae in Bangladesh Emergence of Vibrio […]