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New maps show where mosquitoes will invade Ecuador’s Andes mountains

Published: Apr 25th, 2019

Blood sucking insects such as the Yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, are more than just a nuisance in Ecuador, they also spread diseases such as dengue fever, chikungunya and Zika.… Read More

Social-Ecological Factors Drive Dengue and Mosquito Presence in the Galapagos

Published: Mar 8th, 2019

GAINESVILLE, FL – With its turquoise waters and abundant wildlife, Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands have long been a vacation dream of many. Tourist guides highlight playful sea lions and giant tortoises,… Read More

Dr. Rachel Sippy

Dr. Rachel Sippy

Published: Feb 26th, 2019

Dr. Rachel Sippy Postdoctoral Researcher rsippy@ufl.edu @GermCurves https://sippy.pophealth.wisc.edu/ Google Scholar (319) 551-1000 Curriculum Vitae Focus Areas: GeoSpatial Analysis & Techniques Medical Geography in Global Health (MGGH) Research Statement: I am… Read More

Emily Stone receives Emerging Scholars Award from the UF Center for Undergraduate Research

Published: Feb 26th, 2019

Congratulations to Emily Stone, recipient of an Emerging Scholars Award from the University of Florida’s Center for Undergraduate Research! The Emerging Scholars program supports early undergraduate students who are interested… Read More

Dr. Michael Norris

Dr. Michael Norris

Published: Feb 26th, 2019

Dr. Michael Norris Research Associate Professor mhnorris@ufl.edu (352) 273-8445 Focus Area Medical Geography in Global Health (MGGH) Research Statement: I have studied Burkholderia mallei and Burkholderia pseudomallei (the etiological agents… Read More

Geography Colloquium: From the Landscape to the Lab – Experimentation in Medical Geography

Published: Feb 21st, 2019

From the Landscape to the Lab – Experimentation in Medical Geography Speaker: Dr. Michael Norris Research Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of Florida Thursday, February 28, 2019 2:50-3:50 PM… Read More

Geography Colloquium: Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Transmission Risk in North Florida Ranched and Wild White-Tailed Deer

Published: Feb 20th, 2019

Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Transmission Risk in North Florida Ranched and Wild White-Tailed Deer Speaker: Ms. Emily Dinh PhD Candidate, Department of Geography, University of Florida Thursday, February 21, 2019… Read More

Geography Colloquium: GIS-Based Data-Driven Techniques for Spatial Analysis of Infectious Diseases at the State, Regional, and National Levels

Published: Feb 12th, 2019

GIS-Based Data-Driven Techniques for Spatial Analysis of Infectious Diseases at the State, Regional, and National Levels Speaker: Mr. Abolfazl Mollalo PhD Candidate, Department of Geography, University of Florida Thursday, February… Read More

Geography Colloquium: Multi-scale Modeling for Infectious Disease Transmissions – Exploring two Indirectly Transmitted Pathogens in Southwestern Montana

Published: Feb 1st, 2019

Multi-scale Modeling for Infectious Disease Transmissions – Exploring two Indirectly Transmitted Pathogens in Southwestern Montana Speaker: Ms Anni Yang PhD Candidate, Department of Geography, University of Florida Thursday, February 7,… Read More

Geography Grad student receives best PhD paper at the 2018 SEDAAG annual meeting!

Published: Dec 5th, 2018

Second-year PhD student Stephanie Mundis of the Quantitative Disease Ecology & Conservation Lab, advised by Dr. Sadie Ryan, was recognized for her paper and presentation at the 2018 SouthEastern Division… Read More