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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 […]

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Cuc Tran Honored for Mentoring Contributions

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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Ebola Preparedness is reaching every corner of the US.

Putting it all together! UF student Jennifer Leggett has been putting the knowledge and skills she has gained while working toward her Master of Public Health to good use. As […]

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Dr. Richard Hopkins Chosen for FL DOH Medical Advisory Board

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 […]

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Epidemiology PhD Student Selected for Poster Session at APHA

Over 12,000 public health professionals from around the world will gather in New Orleans this year for the 142nd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA). This year’s […]


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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PHHP Distinguished Scholar Dr. Sonia Saxena

Dr. Sonia Saxena, a clinical reader and GP academic who runs the Child Health Unit at Imperial College London, UK, visited UF and presented her research on “Tackling the Problems […]

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Rural South Public Health Training Center

The Rural South Public Health Training Center was recently awarded additional grant funding. This will be the 4th year of the center’s existence. The center has trained more than 3,000 […]

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Jessie King One of SOPHE’s 30 under 30

BSCH doctoral student Jessie King was selected as one of SOPHE’s 30 under 30 as part of National Health Education Week. The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) was founded […]

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Welcome 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.

We hope to see you soon.

Dr. Sarah McKune, PhD, MPH
Director, Public Health Programs