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Cuc Tran Defends Dissertation, Is Awarded Spot at CDC Epidemic Intelligence Services

Cuc Tran successfully defended her dissertation entitled, “Effective Strategies for Evaluating and Sustaining a Successful School-located Influenza Vaccination Program”. Cuc Tran has been awarded a spot in the CDC EIS (Epidemic Intelligence Service) training program, which 2-year post-doctoral training program for health professionals interested in the practice of…

Immunizing schoolkids fights flu in others, too

Mathematical models predicted it, and now a University of Florida study confirms it: Immunizing school-aged children from flu can protect other segments of the population, as well. When half of 5- to 17-year-old children in Alachua County were vaccinated through a school-based program, the entire age group’s flu rates decreased…

Doctoral student Cuc Tran will be honored for mentoring contributions!

Cuc Tran, a doctoral student in the department of environmental and global health, is a recipient of UF’s 2014 Graduate Student Mentoring Award. Given by UF’s Innovation Through Institutional Integration program, or I-Cubed, the award recognizes graduate students in STEM disciplines who help others succeed as graduate or undergraduate students…