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Dr. Ira Longini Working with WHO to Address Ebola in West Africa

Dr. Ira Longini is working with the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland, on the modeling of Ebola transmission and on the design and analysis of Ebola vaccine trials […]

BSCH Students Win SHARC Conference Award

BSCH Students Win SHARC Conference Award

Behavioral Science and Community Health doctoral students Erica Kiernan (left) and Karishma Chhabria (right) were awarded third place for their poster at the recent Southern HIV and Alcohol Research Consortium […]


First Graduate from New MSE Program

Yanning Wang successfully defended her master’s thesis on February 16, 2015, making her the first graduate of the master of science in epidemiology program, a new academic offering in the […]


PHHP and COM Faculty Travel to India

In January, a team of seven faculty members from both the Colleges of Public Health and Health Professions and Medicine traveled to Bangalore, India, for the Fogarty Annual Symposium and a […]


Dr. John Lednicky Attends an AOAC SPADA Conference

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 […]


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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Dr. Eben Kenah – Vaccination Risks

Reporters from the Miami Herald recently reached out to Dr. Eben Kenah, assistant professor with the department of biostatistics, for his expertise on vaccine efficacy. In an article published on […]

Mattia Prosperi, MEng, PhD

New Faculty Member in Epidemiology

The department of epidemiology is pleased to welcome a new faculty member, Mattia Prosperi, MEng, PhD. Dr. Prosperi was a postdoctoral associate here at the University of Florida and has now returned as […]

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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 […]

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