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Jenny Rogers

Student Spotlight: Daniel Acosta

Four years into his Ph.D. program, University of Florida Department of Environmental and Global Health student Daniel Acosta has never felt more sure of his role in the public health field.  The 32-year-old student from Barranquilla, Colombia, moved to the United States in 2017 to pursue UF’s…

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Nicole Dennis

Dr. Nicole Dennis is our newest addition to the University of Florida Environmental and Global Health department, joining the team as a research assistant professor. With a focus on environmental toxicology and a biological and analytical chemistry background, Dennis is putting her best foot forward to combat…

Staff Spotlight: Erin Ferguson

At the Department of Environmental and Global Health, our administrative and staff support are the backbone of ensuring our operations run smoothly. Gainesville-native Erin Ferguson has been with the department for the past seven months and has already made her impact. Prior to coming to the EGH department, Ferguson…

Student Spotlight: Andrew Satterlee

Captain Steven “Andrew” Satterlee: Navigating the intersections of military service, public health and environmental science For Army captain, environmental scientist and University of Florida student Andrew Satterlee, the sky is the limit as he fuses his scientific prowess with his military dedication to reach new heights in the public health…

Student Spotlight: Meredith Zahara

Even from miles away, Meredith Zahara is unwavering in her pursuit of knowledge.  After earning her bachelor’s degree in animal biology from Grand State Valley University, the Michigan native has worked at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission as a research associate since 2005. Now, she is coupling…

Student Spotlight: Samantha Andritsch

With a heart of ambition and toolbelt of knowledge, Samantha Andristch is one step closer to her dreams at the University of Florida.  After receiving her bachelor’s degree in public health from the College of Charleston, Andritsch headed south to pursue a Master of Health…

Team Building and Bonding

The UF Environmental and Global Health Department spent an exciting Friday at Lake Wauburg participating in a series of team building activities and games! EGH staff, faculty and students came together to complete challenges that rely on team building, communication skills and words of encouragement! Thank you to RecSports…

MotoMeds Drives Change in Pediatric Care

Dr. Eric Nelson is committed to the pursuit of accessible health care around the clock, both day and night.  The University of Florida Department of Environmental and Global Health and Department of Pediatrics associate professor has been with UF since 2016. Apart from his time at the UF College of…

Dr. Benjamin Anderson- Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Benjamin Anderson received his Master of Public Health (MPH) in 2012, and later his PhD in Public Health, One Health concentration in 2015, from the University of Florida Department of Environmental and Global Health. After graduating with his PhD from UF, Dr. Anderson joined Duke University as a Postdoctoral…

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