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Combined Bachelor’s/MPH Information Session – Save the Date

Are you a current UF student interested in earning a Master of Public Health (MPH)? Would you like to get started on this degree while still an undergrad – saving you both time and money? Would you like to be a Public Health professional or incorporate a public…

Niccole Smith named This is Public Health student ambassador

Niccole Smith University of Florida Master of Public Health student Niccole Smith has been selected as a This is Public Health student ambassador for 2022-2023 by the Association of Schools and Programs in Public Health. Smith is among 59 students from 40 ASPPH member schools and programs who are charged with raising…

Alumna Sadaf Milani honored for Alzheimer’s and aging research

Dr. Sadaf Milani Sadaf Milani, Ph.D., M.P.H., a graduate of the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions doctorate in epidemiology and master’s in public health programs, has received the 2022 Early Career Investigator Award from the Diversity and Disparities Professional Interest Group of the Alzheimer’s Association…

MPH alumna spotlight: Kaitlyn Sutton, M.P.H.

By Katarina Fiorentino, B.H.S. Communication Sciences and Disorders ’21 Kaitlyn Sutton is an environmental administrator with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. She is a University of Florida alumna from Titusville, Florida, who holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science from the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences…

PHHP Alumni Reunion

Hey PHHP alumni, it’s been waaaaay too long since we’ve seen you in person. That’s why we’re excited to welcome you back for PHHP Alumni Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 15. Join us for a classic football tailgate, followed by the Florida-LSA game. Get all the details and secure…

PHHP alumna spotlight: Denise McIntyre, M.D., M.P.H.

By Katarina Fiorentino, B.H.S. Communication Sciences and Disorders ’21 Denise McIntyre is an obstetrics and gynecology resident physician at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. She is a University of Florida alumna who holds a Bachelor of Science in biology from the College of Liberal Arts…

2021-2022 MPH Outstanding Faculty Advisor

Dr. Young-Rock Hong was awarded the MPH Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award for 2021-2022. Dr. Hong is an Assistant Professor in the Health Services Research, Management and Policy program. Dr. Hong is a health services researcher and medical sociologist, studying the social context of medical practice and interactions…

2021-2022 MPH Social

The MPH program celebrated Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 graduating students. Students were recognized for their many achievements, which are detailed below. Scholarships and Hall of Fame Zoe Lohse was awarded the John J. Benton Endowed Scholarship, which goes to an MPH student who demonstrates integrity,…

MPH Student Creates Powerful Public Health Visuals

MPH student Alexandra Rodriguez led a project using powerful visuals designed to inspire UF students to learn about vaccine safety and get vaccinated to protect themselves and their communities. During the launch event, students had the opportunity to get COVID and flu shots from UF HealthStreet along with…

MPH Students Volunteer with Dixie County DOH

MPH Students Sarah Chance, Niccole Smith, and Johanna Lucas volunteered with the Dixie County Department of Health for their HealthFest. The HealthFest was organized by the Florida Department of Health particularly for underserved populations to gain access to health screenings from local partners, like UF HealthStreet. This was…