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Chandylen Nightingale Postdoctoral Fellowship

Chandylen Nightingale recently defended her dissertation and will start a postdoctoral fellowship at Wake Forest School of Medicine in the fall. A life-long Gator, Nightingale received her B.S. in psychology […]


Dr. Nicole Marlow joins Health Services Research, Management and Policy

Health Services Research, Management and Policy welcomes new faculty member Dr. Nicole Marlow. Dr. Marlow received her PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Science, Health Services Track, from the Medical University […]


Doctoral Student Receives Student Incentive Award from APHA

Sarah Bauer, a doctoral student in the Health Services Research program, received a Student Incentive Award on behalf of the Disability Section Executive Committee of APHA. The award was given […]


Dr. Cottler Inaugural CTSI Mentor Academy Member

Dr. Linda Cottler was recently welcomed as one of the first nine investigators to join the CTSI Mentor Academy after completing the 2013-2014 Master’s Mentor Program. The CTSI Mentor Academy […]

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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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Julie Merten Defends Dissertation

Behavioral Science and Community Health doctoral student Julie Merten successfully defended her dissertation earlier this month. While at UF, Merten studied under Dr. Jamie Pomeranz. For her dissertation research, Merten […]


Chris Delcher Successfully Defends Dissertation

On June 12, Chris Delcher, a fellow of the Institute for Child Health Policy, successfully defended his dissertation, “Monitoring Prescription Opioid Abuse and ‘Doctor Shopping.’ An Epidemiologic Perspective in Person, […]


Dr. Faming Liang Joins Department of Biostatistics

Dr. Faming Liang has joined the Department of Biostatistics as a professor. Prior to joining UF, Dr. Liang served as a professor at Texas A&M University for five years. Dr. […]

Welcome to Public Health



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