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UF Researchers Refine Zika Transmission Models

Published: Aug 15th, 2018

GAINESVILLE, FL – A University of Florida Medical Geography researcher recently participated in a study that found that current estimates of Zika virus transmission vastly over predict its possible range.… Read More

UF Researchers Make New Strides in Predicting Dengue Fever Outbreaks

Published: Jul 17th, 2018

GAINESVILLE, FL – Medical Geography researchers from the University of Florida recently participated in a study that successfully predicted dengue fever outbreaks on the Caribbean island of Barbados, using climate… Read More

Spring Course: GEO3427 Plants, Health, & Spirituality

Published: Nov 4th, 2016

Learn about the origin of sacred plants used for healing the spirit and body; the role of traditional healers, their practices and perspectives within their cultural context and the emerging… Read More

Dr. Mao receives UF Informatics Institute Seed Fund grant

Published: Apr 7th, 2016

Dr. Liang Mao just received a UF Informatics Institute Seed Fund 2016 grant for his new project “Developing temporally comparable high resolution rurality maps for social and health sciences”. The project will… Read More

Geography students receive Champions for Change Award

Published: Apr 7th, 2016

Two Geography undergraduate students were recognized with the Champions for Change Award at the Earth Day celebration this week. Ms. Paula Roetscher (double major in Geography and Sustainability Studies and a minor in… Read More

Geography Colloquium: “Assessing the Recovery of Rainfall in Central Ghana” & “Inter-spatial Relationship of Child Health & Satellite-derived Vegetation in Zambia”

Published: Apr 6th, 2016

Geography Colloquium Assessing the Recovery of Rainfall in Central Ghana Speaker: Ms. Carly Muir Graduate Student, Geography Inter-spatial Relationship of Child Health & Satellite-derived Vegetation in Zambia Speaker: Ms. Audrey… Read More

Perceptions of risk in communities near parks in an African biodiversity hotspot

Published: Mar 28th, 2016

RYAN – Perceptions of risk in communities near parks in an African biodiversity hotspot Joel Hartter, Nicholas Dowhaniuk, Catrina A. MacKenzie, Sadie J. Ryan, Jeremy E. Diem, Michael W. Palace, Colin… Read More

An individual-based rurality measure and its health application: A case study of Latino immigrants in North Florida, USA

Published: Nov 2nd, 2015

MAO – An individual-based rurality measure and its health application: A case study of Latino immigrants in North Florida, USA Liang Mao, Jeanne-Marie R. Stacciarini, Rebekah Smith, Brenda Wiens Article first… Read More