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SHARC Annual Conference Planned for 2015

The Southern HIV and Alcohol Research Consortium (SHARC) will host its annual conference, “HIV and Substance Abuse: Global Health Lessons, Local Health Impact,” January 28-29, 2015 at the Hilton UF […]

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T32 Welcomes First Predocs

The University of Florida Substance Abuse Training Center in Public Health is excited to announce the first predoctoral fellows accepted for the program. Eugene Dunne is a PhD student in […]


Chandylen Nightingale Lead Author of Review Manuscript

After recent BSCH doctoral graduate Dr. Chandylen Nightingale was invited to write a review manuscript for OA Alternative Medicine, she formed a team of doctoral students and faculty from the […]

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Shantrel Canidate Receives Diversity Supplement

BSCH doctoral student Shantrel Canidate was recently awarded a two-year diversity supplement from NIH. The diversity supplement will support mentoring and supervised research experience. Ms. Canidate’s mentoring team consists of […]

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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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Harman and Hobson Publish Study Correlating Insurance Type and Treatment for Stroke Patients

Dr. Jeffrey Harman and HSR doctoral candidate Dr. Chuck Hobson are part of a UF research team that has found a link between insurance type and treatment allocations for some […]

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FODH Announces SportsAbility!

The Florida Disability and Health Program housed in the Health Services Research, Management and Policy Department is happy to announce that SportsAbility is coming to the Gainesville area. SportsAbility is […]


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 […]

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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