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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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Heather Walden, MS, PhD

Associate Professor

Comparative, Diagnostic and Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Parasitology
  • Zoonotic parasites
  • Rat lungworm
  • Invasive parasites

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Gary Wang, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine and Division Chief

Medicine, College of Medicine

  • Clostridioides difficile infection
  • Fecal microbiota transplant
  • HIV drug resistance
  • HCV drug resistance
  • Gut microbiome

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Shifeng Wang, PHD

Research Associate Professor

Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Vaccine
  • Immunity
  • Poultry
  • Cancer

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Marta Wayne, PhD

Dean of the International Center & Associate Provost

International Center, UF

  • Ecology & evolution of infectious disease
  • Virus evolution
  • Global health
  • Climate change and infectious disease

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Jim Wellehan, DVM, PhD

Professor

Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Pathogen discovery
  • Pathogen ecology and evolution
  • Wildlife diseases

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Drew Westmoreland, MSPH, PhD

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, College of Pubic Health and Health Professions; College of Medicine

  • HIV/STIs
  • Sexual health
  • LGBTQIA+ health disparities
  • Behavioral epidemiology
  • Alcohol and substance use

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Samantha Wisely, PhD

Professor and Director

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, IFAS

  • Disease ecology
  • Wildlife management
  • Zoonotic pathogen surveillance
  • Agroecology
  • Livestock wildlife interface

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Chun Nin Wong, PhD

Assistant Professor

Entomology and Nematology, IFAS

  • Behavior
  • Microbiome
  • Host-microbe interactions
  • Omics

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Chang-Yu Wu, PhD

Professor

Environmental Engineering Sciences, College of Engineering

  • Aerosol
  • Respiratory virus

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Janet Yamamoto, PhD

Professor

Comparative, Diagnostic and Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Vaccine
  • Retroviruses
  • Coronaviruses
  • T-cell immunity
  • Immune-based diagnostics