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Dr. Sabo-Attwood Appointed to EPA Science Advisory Board

Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood, chair of the department of environmental and global health at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions, has been appointed to a three-year […]


UF MPH student publishes: “Why isn’t learning about public health a larger part of becoming a doctor?”

Congratulations to Dr. Erik Black on his recent publication: “Why isn’t learning about public health a larger part of becoming a doctor?” Dr. Black is currently a Master of Public […]


UF MPH alum featured in CDC’s #IAmCDC campaign

UF MPH alum featured in CDC’s #IAmCDC campaign. Captain Margo Riggs works as a supervisory epidemiologist at the CDC where she works in public health preparedness. To learn more about […]

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Welcome from Dr. Sarah McKune

McKuneWelcome to the world of Public Health!  Through research, teaching, and service, we at the University of Florida are working to address the dynamic health challenges confronted by individuals and societies around the world. Our Public Health programs are built by and made up of some of the leading researchers and practitioners in their fields.  From infectious disease to chronic disease; from domestic issues to global challenges; from microbiology of pathogens to policies that determine health services, we offer a range of programs that will appeal to your interests, challenge your thinking, and advance your career options.

This website contains a great deal of information about our campus MPH  program. If you don't find the information you need here, please contact us. We can be reached by email at or by phone at 1-866-62-UFMPH.

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Welcome to the world of Public Health.  We hope to see you soon.

Sarah McKune, MPH, PhD
Director, Public Health Programs

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Recent News


PHHP Diversity and Inclusion Committee Hosts Diversity Day

Dec 4th, 2015

The PHHP Diversity and Inclusion Committee organized the third PHHP Diversity Day, which was held Thursday, November 5. Dr. Pedro J. Greer, Jr., professor of medicine and associate dean for […]

Recent Seminar: Service Plus: Gressier, Haiti

Service Plus Seminar

Sep 28th, 2015

On September 10, the masters of public health program hosted a seminar featuring Dave Pittman and Sarah McKune that discussed the College of Public Health and Health Profession’s role in […]

MPH Program Welcomes New Students

MPH Program Welcomes New Students

Sep 28th, 2015

The master of public health program welcomed 70 new campus MPH students and 16 online MPH students this past August with new student orientation activities. Among this diverse group of individuals […]

Kelly Hurley holds a white lion cub in South Africa in 2010. (Photo courtesy of Kelly Hurley)

Student receives competitive Merck/AVMA scholarship

Apr 27th, 2015

Kelly Hurley, a second-year student D.V.M. student and concurrent Master of Public Health student, has received  a 2015 Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship. Read the full article at The Veterinary Page […]


Outbreak – UF researchers join the worldwide response to ebola

Apr 24th, 2015

Dr. Ira Longini (Department of Biostatistics) and Dr. Sarah Mckune (Department of Epidemiology) are among the researches featured in the new issue of Explore, UF’s research magazine. Read the full article […]