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Shands Auxiliary Scholarship Recipients: Tyler Brown and Brian Orta

The Shands at UF Auxiliary Scholarship is awarded to graduate, professional, and undergraduate students who have completed one semester of coursework in the College of Public Health and Health Professions. […]


Coatsworth Named MPH Exemplary Student

On May 2, 2014, PHHP held its annual convocation, to celebrate outstanding students and graduates. Among the awards presented was the annual MPH Exemplary Student honor, recognizing excellent academic performance, […]


MPH Student Inducted into Delta Omega

Isaac Sia was inducted into the Beta Upsilon chapter of Delta Omega this spring.  Isaac, a Speech-Language Pathologist from Singapore, is a recent graduate of the MPH program with a […]


Dr. Amy Cantrell Honored at MPH Annual Social

Dr. Amy Cantrell, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, received the Public Health Award for Faculty Excellence at the annual MPH social held on Saturday, April 12. The […]

Spring 2014 Public Health Day

Spring 2014 Public Health Day

At the Spring 2014 Public Health Day, held on Friday, April 11, 38 graduating MPH students returned to campus from internship sites across the state and globe to share their […]


APHA Public Health NewsWire!

To keep you informed of up-to-the-minute news in public health the Public Health Program at the University of Florida is streaming the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Public Health News […]

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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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Dr. Krishna Vaddiparti

Vaddiparti Nominated for CTSI Academy of Research Excellence

Apr 23rd, 2014

The Department of Epidemiology is pleased to announce that Dr. Krishna Vaddiparti has been named to participate in the CTSI Academy of Research Excellence. The program was launched in 2012 […]

EGH Students Present Posters at the 27th Annual PHHP Research Day

EGH Students Present Posters at the 27th Annual PHHP Research Day

Apr 23rd, 2014

Graduate and undergraduate students from the Department of Environmental and Global Health presented posters on a wide range of research topics at the 27th annual PHHP Research Day on April […]


Dr. Lednicky Posts the Complete Genomic Sequence of CDV

Apr 23rd, 2014

Dr. John Lednicky has posted the complete genomic sequence of Canine distemper virus (CDV) strain 171391-513 and the complete CDS of the large protein gene of CDV strain UF 12-1 […]

Image of poster presentations at PHHP Diversity Day

PHHP Diversity Day

Mar 31st, 2014

The College’s first Diversity Day, held on March 19, was a tremendous success. The event began with a Distinguished Scholar Lecture by Dr. Donna Hubbard McCree, Associate Director for Health […]

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Dr. Giselle Carnaby, Mentor for “Pathways”

Mar 31st, 2014

Dr. Giselle Carnaby, associate professor in the BSCH Department, recently received an award at the International Dysphagia Research Society (DRS) Conference for her scientific presentation entitled, “Relationships among videofluoroscopic scales […]