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Epidemiology PhD Students Publish in Several Elite Journals

Over the past months, Epidemiology PhD students have seen several first-authored publications appear in elite journals. In June, Epidemiology PhD student Zhaoyi Chen and Epidemiology faculty Dr. Mattia Prosperi published […]

Dr. Mattia Prosperi Receives Grant from National Science Foundation

Associate Professor in Epidemiology Mattia Prosperi, MEng, PhD, recently received a Science of Organizations (SoO) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Dr. Prosperi will partner with the UF Department […]

Epidemiology PhD Student Elected President of PHHP DSC

PhD student in Epidemiology Sadaf Milani was recently elected as president of the PHHP Doctoral Student Council (DSC). The purpose of the DSC is to foster social integration and academic […]

Drs. Sherrilene Classen and Sonam Lasopa Named PHHP 2017 Outstanding Alumnae

The College of Public Health and Health Professions is pleased to announce the PHHP Outstanding Alumni for 2017. They will be honored at a ceremony during the college’s alumni reunion […]

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Welcome to the Department of Epidemiology

Introduction:
The Department of Epidemiology is housed in both the Colleges of Public Health and Health Professions and Medicine at the University of Florida. Faculty members are jointly appointed in order to create synergies resulting in a strong, competitive research profile capitalizing on collective strengths, and highly trained students who receive exceptional exposure to diverse expertise.

Mission:
The mission of the Department of Epidemiology is to improve health globally through education, training, research and service.

Aims:
As a leader in the field, the Department aims to:

  • Advance the field’s theoretical and empirical base through rigorous multidisciplinary epidemiology research that monitors health globally.
  • Prepare the next generation of scientific leaders to design and conduct ethical, relevant and innovative epidemiological studies.
  • Train a public health workforce committed to working with diverse communities to bring about outcomes that matter.
  • Develop and refine epidemiological measures and methods in that address the dynamic and complex factors impacting public health globally.
  • Provide leadership and service in epidemiology and public health through international, national, state and local collaboration and community engagement.

Recent News

Dr. Jim Chen Wins CTSI Clinical Research Pilot Award

Professor in Epidemiology Xinguang (Jim) Chen, MD, PhD, was recently awarded a Patient-Oriented Clinical Research Pilot Award from the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). Dr. Chen’s research has […]

Dr. Mattia Prosperi Receives SEC Visiting Faculty Travel Grant

Associate Professor in Epidemiology Mattia Prosperi, MEng, PhD, recently received a Southeastern Conference (SEC) Visiting Faculty Travel Grant from the Office of the Provost. The SEC Faculty Travel program is […]

Dr. Robert Cook Named Chair of FCHAR

Professor in Epidemiology Robert L. Cook, MD, MPH, has been named chair of the Florida Consortium for HIV/AIDS Research (FCHAR), the scientific arm of The AIDS Institute. FCHAR was created […]

Brianna Stanley and Anjali Kumar: Few children access free food

There is sometimes a stigma surrounding food insecurity, but it is nonetheless a harsh reality for approximately 12.7 percent of Americans. In Florida the issue is especially pervasive, with a […]

Two Epidemiology Faculty Awarded UF Term Professorships

Professor in Epidemiology Robert L. Cook, MD, MPH, and Associate Professor in Epidemiology Volker Mai, PhD, MPH, recently received Term Professorship Awards from the UF Office of the Provost. The […]

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