The Emerging Pathogens Institutes has members that span among 11 different colleges and units at the University of Florida. With more than 250 distinguished faculty members, EPI supports the best minds. Biologists, epidemiologists, geographers, biostatisticians, mathematicians, physicians, veterinarians and other scientists create the strong collaborative spirit of EPI.

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Aline Rodrigues Hoffmann, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Associate Professor

Comparative, Diagnostic and Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Dermatopathology
  • Pathology
  • Anatomic
  • Microbiome
  • Fungi

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Libin Rong, PhD


Mathematics, Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Mathematical modeling
  • Viral and immune dynamics
  • HIV HCV and influenza
  • Epidemiology
  • Multiscale models

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Kathleen Ryan, MD

Associate Professor and Associate Chief Pediatric Infectious Disease

Pediatrics, College of Medicine

  • Influenza
  • School-located influenza vaccination programs
  • Vaccine hesitancy
  • Other viral respiratory infections

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Sadie Ryan, PhD

Associate Professor, Medical Geography

Geography, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Vector-borne disease
  • Malaria
  • Dengue
  • Disease ecology
  • Climate health

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Tara Sabo-Attwood, PhD

Professor and Chair

Environmental and Global Health, College of Public Health and Health Professions

  • Toxicology
  • Virology
  • Environmental
  • Pulmonary
  • Aquatic

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Bikash Sahay, B.V.Sc&A.H, M.V.Sc., PhD

Research Associate Professor

Infectious Diseases and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Gut-microbiota
  • Vaccine development
  • Host-pathogen interaction

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Karla Saldana Ochoa, PhD

Assistant Professor

Architecture, College of Design Construction and Planning

  • AI
  • Architecture
  • Disaster response
  • Digital twin
  • Data analysis

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Marco Salemi, PhD

Professor and EPI Associate Director for Research Initiatives

Pathology Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine

  • Virus evolution
  • Phylogenetic analysis
  • Artificial intelligence

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Keith Schneider, PhD


Food Science and Human Nutrition, College of Agriculture

  • Food safety microbiology

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Yogesh Scindia, PhD

Assistant Professor

Medicine, College of Medicine

  • Pyelonephritis
  • Fungal infections
  • Iron
  • Hepcidin
  • Immunology