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Outbreak – UF researchers join the worldwide response to ebola

Dr. Ira Longini (Department of Biostatistics) and Dr. Sarah Mckune (Department of Epidemiology) are among the researches featured in the new issue of Explore, UF’s research magazine. Read More


Nicole Cranley Accepted into Graduate Honor Society

BSCH doctoral student Nicole Cranley was accepted into Alpha Epsilon Lambda, a national honor society of graduate and professional school students. Founded here at UF in 1990, the honor society’s […]


T32 Fellow Receives His Own Grant

Emeka Okafor, an epidemiology PhD student and T32 predoctoral fellow, has received an F31 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) as part of the Ruth Kirschstein National […]


North Florida Breast Cancer Cohort has been approved by the IRB

The department of epidemiology announces the launch of the North Florida Breast Health Cohort by Dr. Lusine Yaghjyan. The cohort will recruit breast cancer–free women undergoing routine mammography screening. Women […]


Dr. John Lednicky on Team Studying H1N1 Illnesses in Gainesville

A multidisciplinary team from UF and the Florida Department of Health has reported that severe cases of H1N1 illnesses in Gainesville were associated with genetically drifted viruses.  Whereas human influenza […]


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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Recent News


New Project Manager at HealthStreet

Vicki Piazza joins HealthStreet as an experienced program manager of workforce development initiatives and special projects, specializing in designing and implementing educational and entrepreneurial training programs. In Ms. Piazza’s last […]


PhD Student Interns with Bayer HealthCare

Qi An, a third-year PhD student in biostatistics, has accepted a 12-week clinical statistics summer internship with Bayer HealthCare in Whippany, New Jersey. As an intern within the Clinical Statistics […]

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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 […]

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