Condell, an office assistant in the department of environmental and global health, was recognized at the college’s annual faculty and staff appreciation dinner Dec. 2.
Cuc Tran, a Ph.D. student in the department of environmental and global health, and colleagues found that immunizing school-aged children from flu can also protect other segments of the population.
Dr. Gregory Gray and colleagues have identified the first known case of an equine influenza virus in camels. (Photo by Dr. Gray)
Examples included people infecting their pets with the bacterium methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, and farmers transmitting the H1N1 influenza virus to livestock.
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.
Mary Leigh Morris, a student in the department of environmental and global health, helped conduct the first systematic study of the Everglades’ mosquitoes.
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.
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.
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.
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.