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2014 Shands at UF Auxiliary Scholar

Nicole Cranley was recently awarded the Shands at UF Auxiliary Scholarship. The award is given annually to students within UF’s College of Public Health and Health Professions. The criteria include […]


Cesar Escobar to Intern at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Interdisciplinary teams at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) address many of America’s most pressing issues in energy, the environment and national security through advances in basic and applied science. This […]


Pastor Awarded 2014 Leadership and Service Advocate of the Year

Every spring the Center for Leadership and Service hosts an Impact Awards Ceremony. These awards recognize people in the community who show a dedication to volunteering both personally and professionally. […]


Certificate in One Health Program Kickoff

The Department of Environmental and Global Health welcomed international public health and veterinary health professionals to the University of Florida campus over two weeks (May 9-25) as they participated in […]


Coatsworth Named MPH Exemplary Student

On May 2, 2014, PHHP held its annual convocation, to celebrate outstanding students and graduates. Among the awards presented was the annual MPH Exemplary Student honor, recognizing excellent academic performance, […]


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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Welcome to the Public Health Programs at the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions

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Recent News


Hookah, Where are We Now?

Thalia Smith, a doctoral student in Behavioral Science and Community Health, was an invited guest speaker at the Tobacco Treatment Specialist Recertification Conference by FSU AHEC. The presentation covered hookah […]


BSCH Doctoral Student Receives Student Incentive Award

Behavioral Science and Community Health Doctoral student Jessie King was selected to receive a Student Incentive Award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) Disability Section Executive Committee. The award […]


AcademyHealth Conference 2014 Recap

At this year’s AcademyHealth conference, the Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy had poster presentations from Drs. Jeffrey Harman and Christopher Harle, and PhD students Melody Schiaffino, Cilia […]


Dr. Chip Mainous: Honorable Mention for Best Published Research Paper

The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) is an association of nearly 5,000 innovative family medicine educators. With its mission of advancing family medicine to improve health through a […]


Epidemiology Students Travel to CPDD Annual Meeting

Two epidemiology PhD students received travel awards to attend the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Abenaa Acheampong won the Primm-Singleton Travel Award, […]


Dr. Sarah McKune, PhD

McKuneWelcome 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.

This website contains links to all our public health programs, both on campus and online.  If you don't find the information you need here, please contact us. We can be reached by email at or by phone at 1-866-62-UFMPH.

Welcome to the world of Public Health.  We hope to see you soon.

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

Contact Information

Public Health Programs
Mailing address:
PO Box 100182
Gainesville, FL 32611
Physical address:
1225 Center Drive
HPNP Complex Suite 4101
Gainesville, FL 32610
Telephone: (866) 62-UFMPH