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Faculty Delivers Keynote Address at International Wind River Conference

Published: Jun 27th, 2018

Anthony Maurelli, Ph.D., a Professor in the Department of Environmental and Global Health, delivered a keynote address at the 62nd Annual Wind River Conference on Prokaryotic Biology in Estes Park, […]

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Emerging Virus in Venezuela Uncovered by EGH Researcher

Published: Jun 22nd, 2018

In 2016, during a zika virus disease outbreak in Venezuela, a young girl arrived at a hospital showing signs of a fever, rash, and joint pains. The patient’s plasma was sent […]

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EGH Goes Global: UF in Haiti

Published: May 30th, 2018

The Department of Environmental and Global Health (EGH) is proud to offer the first study abroad program in Haiti for undergraduate students at the University of Florida!   This Summer A, […]

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UF Researchers Solve Chlamydia Mystery; Reveal Possible New Drug Target

Published: Apr 20th, 2018

The research team, led by Dr. Anthony Maurelli, of the Department of Environmental and Global Health and Emerging Pathogens Institute, that resolved the 60-year-old Chlamydia anomaly has solved another long-standing mystery of […]

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EGH Celebrates National Environmental Health Day 2018

Published: Apr 4th, 2018

Wednesday, April 4th, the Department of Environmental and Global Health celebrated Environmental Health Day. This day is recognized nation-wide as part of National Public Health Week. Students in the department […]

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Dr. Liz Wood publishes article in Food and Nutrition Research

Published: Mar 23rd, 2018

Dr. Liz Wood, PhD, recently published an article titled “Household decision-making around food in rural Tajikistan: a cross-sectional study to help extension workers in the field” in Food & Nutrition […]

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One Health student Emi Moore tackles small ruminant plague in Uganda

Published: Feb 28th, 2018

Student Spotlight: Emi Moore “If their animals die, these people can’t eat. They can’t afford to take their kids to school. They can’t afford medicine. We want to help protect their livelihoods.” […]

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One Health Student Rebecca Austin-Datta becomes CDC Science Ambassador Fellow

Published: Feb 23rd, 2018

One Health PhD Student, Rebecca Austin-Datta, was recently invited to join the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a Science Ambassador. This fellowship is highly coveted, with 174 […]

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Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood appointed to Smithsonian

Published: Feb 16th, 2018

Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood, Chair of the Department of Environmental and Global Health, was recently appointed as a Research Associate with the Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park and Conservation Biology Institute in […]

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Dr. Anthony Maurelli and colleagues publish book chapter on Shigella

Published: Jan 26th, 2018

A chapter entitled “A Brief History of Shigella” was just published as part of the electronic encyclopedia EcoSal Plus, a publication of the American Society for Microbiology. Dr. Anthony Maurelli […]

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MPH Student, Marissa Valentine-King “Rocked” Public Health in 2017

Published: Jan 17th, 2018

Environmental and Global Health student, Marissa Valentine King, was recognized by the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice for the Students Who Rocked Public Health 2017. This is the second […]

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EGH Faculty meet Mayor of Jacmel

Published: Dec 15th, 2017

Several faculty members from the Department of Environmental and Global Health met and spoke with Marky Kessa, Mayor of Jacmel, Haiti during his recent visit to Gainesville. Jacmel is a longtime […]

MHS student, Nick Dowhaniuk, publishes article with National Geographic

Published: Dec 1st, 2017

Environmental and Global Health MHS student, Nick Dowhaniuk, recently published “Sleeping on fire: A trip to Africa’s most dangerous volcano, in an active conflict zone” for National Geographic. As part of his […]

Dr. Sabo-Attwood Participates in a Leadership Event for African Women

Published: Nov 15th, 2017

The Society for Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Africa Conference hosted a workshop on women’s leadership in Calabar, Nigeria October 18, 2017. The event hosted 3 speakers, Dr. Artie Gerts from […]

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Transport, the Environment, and Public Health in China

Published: Oct 13th, 2017

In a paper published in the October 14 issue of the Lancet, Dr. Song Liang, an associate professor at the Department of Environmental and Global Health, joined with an international […]

Dr. Sarah McKune published in the Journal of Health Communication

Published: Sep 20th, 2017

Dr. Sarah McKune recently published “The Opposite of Denial: Social Learning at the Onset of the Ebola Emergency in Liberia” in the Journal of Health Communication.As part of an interdisciplinary […]

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One Health PhD Candidate Published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

Published: Sep 20th, 2017

Marissa Valentine-King, a PhD candidate in the Department of Environmental and Global Health had her latest work, “Antibacterial Resistance in Ureaplasma species and Mycoplasma hominis Isolates from Urine Cultures in College-aged […]

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 […]

Events with the EGH Student Council

Published: Apr 6th, 2017

Our EGH Student Council has a variety of social events, service opportunities, and workshops planned for the Spring 2017 semester. Please join us for the following events in the month […]

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 […]

EGH Department Chair elected as next President of SESOT

Published: Mar 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 […]

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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 […]

Dr. Sabo-Attwood Appointed to Advisory Board nanotechnology journal

Published: Feb 6th, 2017

Dr. Sabo-Attwood has been recently appointed to the Advisory Board for the journal Environmental Science: Nano.  The first issue was published in February 2014 and was developed to “serve as […]

Join us for a special workshop this Monday, February 6

Published: Feb 3rd, 2017

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 […]

Call for Abstracts: PHHP Research Day – Deadline 2/13

Published: Dec 22nd, 2016

 Deadline: The deadline for receipt of abstract submissions is February 13, 2017 by 5PM. You will need to print your form, affix signatures, then scan and send a single PDF […]

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 […]

Fall Clothing Drive

Published: Nov 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: 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 […]

EGH Seminar Series: Marissa Valentine & Sarah White

Published: Oct 5th, 2016

Congratulations Award Winners!

Published: May 11th, 2016

We’d like to congratulate the Environmental & Global Health Students who won awards at the Spring 2016 Convocation! Makyba Charles, PhD Student – Environmental Health Environmental and Global Health Outstanding […]

One Health PhD Students to Attend Prestigious Summer Programs

Published: Apr 26th, 2016

Two of our One Health doctoral students, Yi Su and Sara Townsend, have been selected to attend prestigious programs this summer. Yi Su will participate in the Summer Institute for […]

EGH Student Mirna Amaya Recognized with Model of Leadership Award

Published: Apr 6th, 2016

Mirna Amaya has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Model of Leadership Award. The award recognizes a student who actively works to instill positive social change in the community […]

Pilot study with UF metabolomics core

Published: Feb 22nd, 2016

Dr. Bisesi, from the Department of Environmental and Global Health, and his colleague, Dr. Chris Martyniuk, from the Department of Physiological Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine were recently […]

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Welcome Dr. Maurelli

Published: Jan 21st, 2016

Dr. Tony Maurelli recently joined EGH from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland where he was Professor of Microbiology and Immunology. His office in […]

Dr. Sabo-Attwood Appointed to EPA Science Advisory Board

Published: Dec 2nd, 2015

Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood, chair of the department of environmental and global health at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions, has been appointed to a three-year […]

EGH Students Successfuly Defend Dissertations

EGH Students Successfuly Defend Dissertations

Published: Nov 23rd, 2015

This past week 4 EGH PhD candidates successfully defended their dissertations. The candidates are as follows: Benjamin Anderson Maha Elbadry Salah Uddin Khan Xiao (Bela) Zheng Congratulations to all our […]

November 10th Seminar Series

Published: Nov 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.