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UF study highlights human to animal disease threats

Published: Mar 3rd, 2014

Examples included people infecting their pets with the bacterium methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, and farmers transmitting the H1N1 influenza virus to livestock.

UF receives grant to address zoonotic diseases in Mongolia

Published: Nov 6th, 2013

In a new project led by Dr. Gregory Gray, UF will partner with Mongolian agencies to train multidisciplinary teams to develop zoonotic disease prevention and control techniques.

UF master’s student joins Yale research team in first Everglades mosquito study

Published: Sep 13th, 2013

Mary Leigh Morris, a student in the department of environmental and global health, helped conduct the first systematic study of the Everglades’ mosquitoes.

Living his dream

Published: Apr 17th, 2013

Moise Ngwa, a Ph.D. student in the department of environmental and global health, was diagnosed with cholera as a child. Now he is studying ways to control this serious infectious disease.

PHHP team meets with PATH and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Published: Apr 4th, 2013

Members of the department of environmental and global health met with PATH and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as part of an ongoing project by the UF team to estimate the health impact and cost-effectiveness of introducing rotavirus vaccine in India.

EGH doctoral candidate Michael von Fricken discusses his malaria research in Haiti

Published: Apr 4th, 2013

Michael von Fricken is conducting malaria surveillance in the Ouest and Sud-Est departments of Haiti to provide policymakers with valuable information on malaria previous exposure rates, the prevalence of protective genetic factors, and transmission dynamics by region.

PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

Published: Mar 19th, 2013

Dr. Kathleen Gensheimer will present “FDA’s Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network: A Multidisciplinary/One Health Approach to Foodborne Outbreak Investigations” on Friday, April 5 from 12-1 p.m. in the Communicore Building, room C1-15.

The strategist

Published: Dec 26th, 2012

Dr. Richard Rheingans identifies ways to get vaccines to people most in need.

Rheingans receives UF’s International Educator of the Year award

Published: Nov 13th, 2012

Dr. Richard Rheingans has been named the University of Florida 2012 International Educator of the Year in the junior faculty category.

Swine flu present in many ‘healthy’ farm-show pigs, UF researchers report

Published: Aug 15th, 2012

A team led by Dr. Gregory Gray found that up to 20 percent of healthy-looking show pigs at a 2009 U.S. state fair were infected with swine flu.