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Globalization may be fueling new epidemics of hepatitis C infection in China

Published: Feb 24th, 2017

Researchers led by Dr. Xinguang “Jim” Chen found that the population dynamics of detected hepatitis C subtypes were consistent with China’s economic growth, increased globalization and health care reform.

UF faculty take part in decision to send one million doses of cholera vaccine to Haiti

Published: Jan 3rd, 2017

Drs. J. Glenn Morris and Ira Longini made up part of an international committee convened to recommend strategies to limit the risk of major new cholera epidemics following Hurricane Matthew.

PHHP faculty members honored during International Education Week

Published: Dec 9th, 2016

Dr. Claudia Senesac received the college’s International Educator of the Year award, and Dr. Elizabeth Wood took a top prize in the Global Culture Photo Contest.

Cottler awarded honorary doctoral degree from Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University

Published: Nov 17th, 2016

Dr. Linda B. Cottler was awarded an honorary doctoral degree in public health from Thailand’s leading research university.

Ancient strain of cholera likely present in Haiti since colonial era

Published: Oct 28th, 2016

UF infectious disease researchers have found that a non-virulent variant of cholera has likely been present in Haitian aquatic environments for several hundred years.

Why Zika has infected so many people in Puerto Rico

Published: Oct 28th, 2016

Writing for The Conversation, epidemiology doctoral student Diana Rojas explains the environmental, social, political and cultural factors behind Zika’s spread in Puerto Rico.

UF researcher and collaborators win Aspen Institute Italia Award for Ebola research

Published: Oct 26th, 2016

The Aspen Institute Italia honored Dr. Ira Longini and his team for scientific research and collaboration between Italy and the United States.

Haiti hurricane relief

Published: Oct 13th, 2016

PHHP and the Emerging Pathogens Institute are working to provide assistance to Haiti following the devastating impact of Hurricane Matthew.

New mosquito-borne disease detected in Haiti

Published: Sep 15th, 2016

Dr. John Lednicky and colleagues have identified Haiti’s first case of the Mayaro virus.

HealthStreet partners with Chulalongkorn University to expand program to Thailand

Published: Aug 15th, 2016

Dr. Linda Cottler met recently with representatives from Chulalongkorn’s College of Public Health Sciences to discuss establishing the HealthStreet community engagement program in Bangkok.