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EGH Researchers Find Diarrhoeal Infections May Have Long-Lasting Effects

Mirna Amaya, One Health Ph.D. student, Lindsey Laytner, a recent EGH graduate, and Karoun Bagamian, EGH affiliate faculty, contributed to a recently published article concerning the cause of moderate to severe diarrhoea in children under five. The article titled, “Burden of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli and shigella non-fatal diarrheal infections in…

EGH Celebrates National Environmental Health Day 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 collaborated with Public Health Student Association (PHSA) to organize a tabling event in the college’s courtyard. Students could…

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,…

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…

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

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 applications submitted from 34 states and 5 countries in this cycle alone. Rebecca is 1 of 30 applicants who was…

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…

CDC Awards Significant New Grant

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 J. Glenn Morris, Emerging Pathogens Institute (left). The new Center will address the unique occupational safety and health challenges of…

Students become first-ever One Health MHS graduates

On December 15, 2013, Mary Leigh Morris, Tia Williams, and Lauren Stevenson became the University of Florida’s first graduates of the Master of Health Sciences (MHS) in Environmental and Global Health with a concentration in One Health.  This is the only One Health Masters degree program in the United States. …

One Health PhD student, Helena Chapman, receives Student Health Activist Honorable Mention

Each year, HealthBegins and other organizational partners recognize students who have demonstrated passion and achievement in the pursuit of social justice and health equity. EGH PhD student, Helena Chapman, will be awarded a Student Health Activist honorable mention for her work organizing medical students in the Dominican Republic to form Organizacion…

Drs. Glenn and Debbie Morris host barbecue for Certificate in One Health students

Drs. Glenn and Debbie Morris recently hosted their annual barbecue for Certificate of One Health students, UF faculty, and staff. This year, 48 students from 22 countries enrolled in the One Health Certificate courses. The countries represented by this diverse student group include Bangladesh, Canada, Cambodia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Iraq, Jordan,…