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Student receives competitive Merck/AVMA scholarship

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

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 […]


Deatherage named Champion for Change

Sarah Deatherage, a master’s in public health student in the social and behavioral sciences track, has received a 2015 University of Florida Champions for Change award presented by UF’s Office […]

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Spotlight on Alumni: Farheen Akbar at National Institute on Aging

Farheen Akbar has joined the Office of Planning, Analysis, and Evaluation (OPAE), National Institute on Aging (NIA), as a Scientific Program Analyst.  OPAE is the Institute lead for all planning […]

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CEPH accreditation renewed for 7 years!

The University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions has received re-accreditation as a school of public health from the Council on Education for Public Health for seven […]


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 […]

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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.

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Recent News


World Health Organization Internship

Feb 26th, 2015

This semester the MPH program has 54 students on internship with a majority of students interning in Florida, and other locations ranging from Texas to Haiti to Switzerland. Sadaf Milani, […]


Dr. John Lednicky Attends an AOAC SPADA Conference

Feb 26th, 2015

Dr. John Lednicky Attends an AOAC Stakeholder Panel on Agent Detection Assays (SPADA) Conference The deputy undersecretary of the Army Test and Evaluation (DUSA-TE) has asked the American Organization of […]


Cuc Tran Honored for Mentoring Contributions

Nov 7th, 2014

Cuc Tran, a doctoral student in the Department of Environmental and Global Health, is a recipient of UF’s 2014 Graduate Student Mentoring Award. Given by UF’s Innovation through Institutional Integration […]

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Dr. Richard Hopkins Chosen for FL DOH Medical Advisory Board

Nov 3rd, 2014

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) has activated an incident management team (IMT) to prepare for the possible introduction of disease into the state due to the Ebola virus. The […]

SHARC Annual Conference

SHARC Annual Conference Planned for 2015

Sep 26th, 2014

The Southern HIV and Alcohol Research Consortium (SHARC) will host its annual conference, “HIV and Substance Abuse: Global Health Lessons, Local Health Impact,” January 28-29, 2015 at the Hilton UF […]