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One Health student tackles small ruminant plague in Uganda

“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.” – Emi Moore Moore presents work at EPI Research day after return from Uganda. On January 26th, Emi Moore, traveled from Gainesville, Florida to the…

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

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 year that students contributions to the Public Health field were recognized by the publication. Valentine King, a PhD…

EGH Department Chair elected as next President of SESOT

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 of Toxicology (SESOT). This organization serves as a venue to bring together individuals from academia, government and industry that share…

Apply for the new MHS Online program for Fall 2017!

Accepting applications now! Starting Fall 2017, students pursuing our MHS One Health degree will have the option of the traditional, on-campus curriculum or our new fully online program. Click here to learn more about the program and review admission requirements. Please email us at egh-programs@phhp.ufl.edu with any questions you may…

PhD Student Sarah White published on Atlas of Science

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 Science website. Atlas of Science is an online journal which provides opportunities for scientists to write and publish short…

Caronne Rush named PHHP Employee of the year!

Staff 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 academic coordinator and administrative assistant to the chair in the department of environmental and global health,…

EGH Ice Cream Social

We’ve rescheduled last week’s (intended) Ice Cream Social for this Thursday, October 13th! We look forward to seeing you all!…

New mosquito-borne disease detected in Haiti

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 full story.

Multidisciplinary team reports the isolation of Enterovirus D68 from the plasma of a Haitian child with pneumonia

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), Haiti (Christianville Foundation School Clinic), Italy (Dept. of Infectious Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome), the College…

Zika Virus Vaccine Development Stalled by Concerns Over Marketability

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 read the first portion of their conversation, “Experts Urge United States to be Proactive, Not Reactive, in Response…

Article by multidisciplinary team listed as one of PLOS Journal’s Editors’ Picks in Microbiology, category Clincal Science and Epidemiology

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 Professions (Dept of EGH and Dept. of Health Services Research, Management, and Policy), Haiti (Christianville Foundation School Clinic), Italy (Dept.

Flu vaccination programs have potential to be self-sustaining in Florida

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 that these programs can be implemented throughout Florida in ways that are not only financially feasible, but will also…

Congratulations Graduates!

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 Nance (MPH) Christine Singer (MHS) Ho Fei Sit (Thomas) (MPH) Amanda Tiblier (MHS) Cortney Urban (MPH)   Tara Wilfong (MPH)…

Multi-disciplinary team publishes their work on the molecular, clinical, and phylogenetic analyses of Zika virus from Haitian plasma specimens.

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 Medicine, the UF Emerging Pathogens Institute,  the Christianville Foundation School Clinic of  Gressier, Haiti,  and from the Istituto Superiore di…

Yaser Alsahafi Presents Research at 2015 National Oral Health Conference

The 2015 National Oral Health Conference took place from April 27-29 in Kansas City, Missouri.The NOHC is the premier meeting for dental public health. Dental public health professionals from around North America and the world attended and presented this year. PhD student Yaser Alsahafi presented his poster entitled “Factors Influencing Prediction of…

Graduation!

The first weekend of May marked the graduation of a number of Environmental and Global Cuc Tran Health students: EGH Students Cuc Tran MPH-EH Students Moniqe Bessette Kirstin Blanzy Melani Dickenson Daniel Kim Hannah Neeley Steven Peterson   Congratulations to all…

One Health Research

The EGH department very strongly endorses the “One Health Initiative” approach to research which involves close collaborations with professionals who study human disease, animal disease, and environmental-associated disease.

New doctorate degree program to come Summer 2011

Now Approved! On January 21, the Florida Board of Governors approved our PhD in Public Health with a concentration in Environmental and Global Health! PhD in Public Health with a concentration in Environmental and Global Health Program Information The new PhD in Public Health, offered by the College of Public…