A message from the Department of Environmental and Global Health and the Department Chair, Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood, in response to the racist acts of violence and calls to change happening in US today.
EGH Leads Efforts in COVID-19 Testing
When COVID-19 hit Florida, EGH was one of the first departments on the front-line of testing and protecting the community.
Our impact on covid-19
The Dr. Lednicky COVID train is full speed ahead – see his latest research showing the presence of viable SARS-CoV-2 in air. Dr. Lednicky is making…
Dr. Bisesi was featured in a news piece done on the 26-million gallons of raw sewage that was discovered leaking from a broken pipe into Sarasota…
UF researchers launch study on small materials that may have a big impact on protecting communities from COVID-19Read article here
While you have probably heard of the conception of the high-capacity COVID-19 research lab built within just 10 days by various PHHP faculty, staff…
our graduate programs
The Master of Health Science (MHS) Program provides one-on-one mentorship, coursework, and research opportunities, incorporating transdisciplinary, technical and analytical skills to address environmental and global health challenges.
The Master of Public Health (MPH) Program provides professional development in public, environmental, and human health practice training to address a diverse range of public health issues affecting individuals and communities.
The PhD in Public Health, One Health Concentration provides multidisciplinary research training that focuses on the role of the environment in animal and human disease with an emphasis on infectious disease, nutrition and global health interventions .
The PhD in Public Health, Environmental Health Concentration prepares students for the rigors of scientific investigation in environmental science with a focus on toxicology, epidemiology, and exposure outcomes.
A message from the chair
"The Department of Environmental and Global Health focuses on innovative solutions to complex human and ecosystem health problems caused by the global intersection of humans, animals, and the environment. We serve as a hub for faculty and students dedicated to excellence in education, research, and service in the environmental health sciences."
In the press
Read this story from the Emerging Pathogens Institute on results from Dr. Tony Maurelli’s lab that solves a quirky mystery about how Chlamydia gets…
A study led by Dr. Sarah McKune on the impact of a culturally-tailored behavior change strategy on egg consumption in young children in Burkina Faso…
Dr. Eric Coker published a timely paper on the “Effects of Air Pollution on COVID-19 Related Mortality in Northern Italy” which shows that the…
in the spotlight
Emi Moore completed the PhD in One Health program and graduated in Summer 2020.
see what’s happening
On August 28th, we officially welcomed our newest cohort of Gators and provided them with information about how we will help them achieve success in our programs!