zika virus Zika present in Americas longer than previously thought

Dr. John Lednicky and colleagues found that the Zika virus was present in Haiti prior to March 2015, when the virus was first identified in Brazil. Image: CDC/Cynthia Goldsmith

Prosperi car Mattia Prosperi wins Illumina Go Mini Scientific Challenge

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PHHP Research Day 2016

Nearly 100 students presented research at the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ 29th annual Research Day.

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EGH Seminar April 2016

Dr. Cuc Tran, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Dr. Paul Gulig, UF College of Medicine; Dr. Tracy Fanara, Mote Marine Laboratory; Dr. Richard Kwok, Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (left to right, top to bottom)

EGH hosts Prominent Seminar Speakers

  • Each semester EGH hosts a weekly seminar series open to students, faculty and staff across campus. Spring semester's speakers (pictured above) represented the Florida Departments of Health and Agriculture, Mote Marine Laboratory, CDC and UF faculty.
  • At the seminars students are able to meet established figures in their respective fields and are encouraged to ask questions.
  • Seminar topics have ranged from gender disparities in water sanitation in Kenya, air pollution modeling on a global scale, and one health approaches in disease surveillance.

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