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Kayan Clarke & Andres Manrique, PhD in Public Health Environmental Health Candidates published in the International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health

Kayan Clarke and Andres Manrique, both current PhD in Public Health (Environmental Health) candidates in the Department of Environmental & Global Health published “A Narrative Review of Occupational Air Pollution and Respiratory Health in Farmworkers“ alongside EGH faculty, Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood and Dr. Eric Coker, in…

Dr. Rachel Yoho receives Rising Star Award from the UF Center for Teaching Excellence

The Rising Star Awards recognize faculty for their commitment to ongoing educational improvements and excellence. Rising Star faculty participate in professional development of teaching activities through the Center for Teaching Excellence. Visit the Rising Star Requirements page to learn more. Dr. Rachel Yoho, Ph.D. • Passport to Great Teaching for New…

Drs. Sabo-Attwood, Kane, Bisesi, and colleagues published an article on “Nano-scale Applications in Aquaculture: Opportunities for Improved Production and Disease Control” in the Journal of Fish Diseases.

“Nano-scale Applications in Aquaculture: Opportunities for Improved Production and Disease Control” Abstract Aquaculture is the fastest-growing food-production sector and is vital to food security, habitat restoration and endangered species conservation. One of the continued challenges to the industry is our ability to manage aquatic disease agents that can rapidly…

Dr. Yoho and Dr. Wood facilitated a roundtable discussion at the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) Annual Meeting in January focused on “Reimagining Diversity and Inclusion in Public Health and the Health Professions.”

Dr. Yoho and Dr. Wood facilitated a roundtable discussion at the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) Annual Meeting in January focused on “Reimagining Diversity and Inclusion in Public Health and the Health Professions.”  The abstract for the roundtable is available in the conference program: https://www.eventscribe.com/upload/planner/PDFs/aacu-am21-final-program_68.pdf…

Dr. Sabo-Attwood and colleagues from Duke University published a paper on tracking nanoparticles in estuarine sediments

“Analysis of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Estuarine Sediments by Density Gradient Ultracentrifugation Coupled to Near-Infrared Fluorescence Spectroscopy Reveals Disassociation of Residual Metal Catalyst Nanoparticles” Abstract The continued growth of the nanotechnology industry and the incorporation of nanomaterials into consumer applications will inevitably lead to their release into environmental systems.

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…

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,…

MPH Student, Marissa Valentine-King “Rocked” Public Health in 2017

Environmental and Global Health student, Marissa Valentine King, was recognized by the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice for the Students Who Rocked Public Health 2017. This is the second year that students contributions to the Public Health field were recognized by the publication. Valentine King, a PhD…

Dr. Ziad Memish lectures on MERS-CoV and the Hajj in Saudi Arabia

Dr. Ziad Memish during his lecture “The Hajj and MERS-CoV: Saudi Strategies to Reduce Transmission Risk.” Photo: Mary Leigh Morris August 30, 2013 – Dr. Ziad Memish, Deputy Minister of Public Health, Saudi Arabia visited the Emerging Pathogens Institute (EPI) to discuss research collaborations.  Faculty and students from…

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…

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…

PhD in Public Health, Environmental Health

The PhD in Public Health with a concentration in Environmental Health is offered by the Department of Environmental and Global Health in the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida. The Environmental Health Concentration prepares students for the rigors of independent scientific investigation and leadership roles in the…