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Emerging Virus in Venezuela Uncovered by EGH Researcher

Gaby Blohm, a Post-Doctoral Associate, working in the Lednicky Lab at the University of Florida 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 to Colombia where serology tests…

Dr. Liz Wood publishes article in Food and Nutrition Research

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 Research. Dr. Wood co-wrote the article with Katharine McNamara, a PhD student in the Department of Environmental and Global Health,…

Dr. Sarah McKune published in the Journal of Health Communication

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 team of researchers from UF, Rutgers University, and the World Health Organization, Dr. Sarah McKune analyzed findings from…

Dr. John Lednicky participates in a Mitre Corporation sponsored workshop in Washington, DC

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 Corporation is an American not-for-profit organization that manages Federally Funded Research and Development Centers supporting several U.S. government agencies.  Titled…

Anthony Maurelli, PhD

Professor Office: HPNP 4154 or EPI 472 Phone: (352) 294-5029 Email: amaurelli@phhp.ufl.edu Areas of Expertise Bacterial Pathogenesis Bacterial Genetics Infectious Disease Surveillance Current CV About Dr. Anthony Maurelli Anthony T. Maurelli, Ph.D. is Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Environmental and…

Dr. John Lednicky gives talk on airborne virus sampling

Dr. John Lednicky gave a talk entitled “Collection of viable airborne viruses using air samplers” for the Biomedical Education Seminar Series of the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Florida, on 7 February 2014. He discussed the concept of aeroplankton, technical difficulties regarding air sampling for viable airborne…

Dr. Sabo-Attwood to participate in UF Science Communications Academy

EGH Associate Professor, Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood, was recently selected as one of a handful of scientists to participate in UF’s Science Communications Academy. Dr. Sabo-Attwood and her colleagues will represent the university at the joint annual meeting of the National Association of Science Writers and the Council for…

Juliet Pulliam, PhD

Courtesy Faculty CV Research Interests infectious disease dynamics, viral host jumps, quantitative ecology, epidemiology of viral encephalitides, epidemiology of viral zoonoses, theory and practice of epidemiology in resource-limited settings Education Ph.D. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,…

Michael von Fricken, MPH

Lecturer CV Research Interests Vector-borne diseases (specifically malaria p. falciparum) and disease mapping and surveillance Education Ph.Dc. Public Health, University of Florida, 2013 M.P.H. University of Florida, 2011 B.S.  Health Sciences, James Madison University, 2008…

Thomas B. Waltzek, DVM, PhD

Assistant Professor Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology College of Veterinary Medicine Gainesville, FL 32610 tbwaltzek@ufl.edu CV Education PhD, Comparative Pathology, University of California, Davis, 2010 DVM, University of California, Davis, 2009 MS, Ecology, University of California, Davis, 2002 BS, Biological Science, Florida State University, 1998…

Arthur Lyons, PhD, MD, COL, MC

Courtesy Faculty CV Colonel, Medical Corps, US Army Viral Disease Branch Walter Reed Army Institute of Research 503 Robert Grant Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20910…

Randal J. Schoepp, Ph.D.

Courtesy Faculty CVApplied Diagnostics Branch Chief Diagnostic Systems Division US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases     …