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EGH Alumna, Dr. Helena Chapman, named as one of UF’s 2021 #40GatorsUnder40

Helena Chapman serves as Associate Program Manager for Health and Air Quality Applications in the Applied Sciences Program (Booz Allen Hamilton) of the Earth Science Division at NASA Headquarters. In this focus area, her team promotes the use of Earth observation data in public health applications, related to air quality…

Dr. Joe Bisesi and Dr. Chris Martyniuk received a new NIH grant to study the effects of brominated flame retardants on thyroid hormone synthesis negative feedback loops

Dr. Chris Martyniuk, an associate professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of physiological sciences, and Dr. Joseph Bisesi, an assistant professor in the UF College of Health and Health Professions’ department of environmental and global health, are collaborating in a new project sponsored by the National Institutes of…

Dr. Ilaria Capua published in The Lancet: “The unsung virtue of thermostability”

The current vaccination campaign against SARS-CoV-2 has many challenging aspects, one of which is maintaining the cold chain for the distribution, delivery, and storage of available vaccines and guaranteeing that their full titre is retained for administration. Although outstanding technology for vaccine development has enabled products to be put on…

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,…

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…

MHS in One Health

What is “One Health?” “One Health is an approach that recognizes that the health of people is closely connected to the health of animals and our shared environment. One Health is not new, but it has become more important in recent years. This is because many factors have changed interactions…

PhD in Public Health, One Health

The PhD in Public Health, One Health concentration will require a minimum of 90 post-baccalaureate credit hours. The One Health concentration is a research-oriented health degree that emphasizes working across public health, veterinary health, and environmental health disciplines to tackle difficult health problems. This program is designed to bridge the…

Masters Programs Requirements

 Application Requirements The following criteria must be met to be considered for admission to the MPH program: Bachelor’s or equivalent degree At least a 3.0 GPA for the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework. Graduate Record Exam (GRE) with a minimum score  of  300 English proficiency examination ** English Proficiency **…

Masters Programs

Masters Programs Comparison At the University of Florida, the MHS-OH degree (One Health concentration) differs from a traditional MPH degree with an Environmental Health concentration in its occupational and zoonotic disease focus, for its emphasis upon multi-disciplinary problem solving, for its training in agriculture medicine, and for its occupational research…

PhD in Public Health, Environmental Health

The PhD in Public Health, Environmental Health concentration offered by the College of Public Health and Health Professions, requires a minimum of 90 post-baccalaureate credit hours. Upon successful completion of all program components, culminating in the dissertation defense, program graduates will be awarded the PhD in Public Health. Examples of places of employment…

Our Current Students

Current PHD Students E-G-HStart DateAdvisorClarke, KayanFall 2019Coker/Sabo-AttwoodLi, Xiaolong (Bruce)Fall 2018LiangSakib, Sk NazmusFall 2019AliWormington, AlexisFall 2016BisesiMarrazzo, Creasy AshtonFall 2018NelsonLove, DeirdreFall 2019BisesiManrique, AndresFall 2018CokerO’Connor, AmberFall 2020Sabo-AttwoodCurrent PHD Students One-HealthStart DateAdvisorAcosta, DanielFall 2020McKuneChen, Dehao (Billy)Fall 2018LiangDulcey, MelissaFall 2016VittorHintenlang, LaurenFall 2020KaneFlaherty, KatelynFall…