PH.D. programs

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The Ph.D. in Biostatistics prepares students to conduct independent research in the new biostatistical methodology; engage in successful collaborations; and write statistical methodology papers.

Ph.d. in public health

Environmental Health concentration

This concentration prepares students for the rigors of independent scientific investigation and leadership to engage in environmental and public health research focusing on contaminant stress and exposure outcomes.

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The Ph.D. in Epidemiology prepares students to apply epidemiological methods to address critical and/or emerging public health and clinical research issues.

ph.d. in public health

Health Services Research concentration

This concentration prepares individuals to help inform government officials, corporate leaders, clinicians, health plan managers and others making choices about complex health-related problems and issues.


One Health concentration

This concentration emphasizes working across public health, veterinary health and environmental health disciplines to tackle difficult health problems.


Social and Behavioral Sciences concentration

This concentration emphasizes the application of behavioral and social science perspectives to research on contemporary health problems.

PHHP research news

UF technique improves accuracy of disease prevalence generated by wastewater surveillance

Does replacing dopamine help with facial masking in PD?

Researchers receive $3.6 million to study breathing therapy for people with spinal cord injury

Catalina Lopez-Quintero receives National Hispanic Science Network new investigator award


social and behavioral sciences

Alexandra Rodriguez

Rodriguez has received the Cam Busch NOAH Arts in Health Award (honorable mention) in the arts for innovation category.



Karen Awura-Adjoa Ronke Coker

As a two-time Foreign Language and Area Studies fellow, Coker learned Wolof, the native language of Senegal.

Karen Coker

Social and behavioral sciences

Karah Mechlowitz

Mechlowitz was awarded a Boren Fellowship to study Afaan Oromo in Ethiopia for six months.

Mechlowitz, Karah


Nicole Fitzgerald, Andrew McCabe, Anna Wang and Nae Won

The students presented their work on drug surveillance to NIDA leadership and the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.

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alumni spotlight

one health concentration

Benjamin Anderson, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Anderson's work focuses on the epidemiology of emerging infectious diseases with an emphasis on the use of bioaerosol sampling for the detection of viruses in emerging infectious disease hot spots and among people with intense contact with animals.

Ben Anderson