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Zika: What You Need To Know and What You Can Expect in 2017

Written by: Casey Parker A mosquito-transmitted virus, known as Zika, gained a great deal of attention from the public and health officials after a large outbreak in Brazil during 2015 and 2016. Since this outbreak, Zika has spread through Central and South America and made its way into the…

APHA: What to Expect and Tips for Successfully Navigating the Conference

This past week, a number of UF students and faculty members traveled to Denver, Colorado for the annual American Public Health Association (APHA) meeting. Some students were there to present research while other students were there to experience APHA for the first time. Below is a message from Karen Restrepo,…

Why I Chose To Go Into Public Health: The Power of Connections

Written by: Laura Ramirez One of the major driving forces that led me to pursue a career in public health was my own personal experiences navigating the health care delivery system in the United States. Though my family moved to Delray Beach, Florida, just 30 minutes away…