Elizabeth Wood, DHS

Office: HPNP 4150
Phone: (352) 294-8549
Email: liz07@phhp.ufl.edu


Areas of Expertise

  • Global Health
  • Community based participatory research
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Gender and Nutrition

Current Research Interests

  • Integrating gender and nutrition within agriculture extension services
  • Collaborating with academic institutions abroad to build public health workforce capacity
    • Designing and facilitating workshops for extension services and universities within Tajikistan
  • Perceptions of water within the Global South, specifically Haiti
  • Misconceptions and food taboos within during pregnancy in rural Tajikistan


  • BA University of Florida, Religion (with an emphasis on Islamic Studies) (2010)
  • MPH University of Florida, Social and Behavioral Sciences (2012)
  • DHS Nova Southeastern University, Global Health (2016)