The Emerging Pathogens Institutes has members that span among 11 different colleges and units at the University of Florida. With more than 200 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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John Gums, PharmD

Professor and Associate Dean for Clinical and Administrative Affairs

Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, College of Pharmacy

  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Antimicrobial resistance patterns

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Carrie Harmon, PhD

Director, UF-IFAS Plant Diagnostic Center

Plant Pathology, IFAS

  • Plant disease diagnosis
  • Plant disease management
  • Extension
  • National Plant Diagnostic Network
  • Diagnostic assay validation

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Arie Havelaar, PhD


Animal Sciences, Institute of Agricultural Sciences

  • Foodborne diseases
  • Zoonoses
  • Microbiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Risk assessment

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Matt Hitchings, SD

Assistant Professor

Biostatistics, College of Public Health & Health Professions

  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Study Design
  • Immunity

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Bruno Hochhegger, MD, PhD

Clinical Professor

Radiology, College of Medicine

  • Imaging
  • Fungal diseases
  • Tuberculosis
  • Computed tomography
  • Magnetic resonance

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William Hogan, MD, MS


Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics, College of Medicine

  • Ontology
  • Electronic health records

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Robert Holt, PhD

Eminent Scholar of Biology

Biology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Infectious disease ecology and evolutionary biology

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Robert Huigens, PhD

Associate Professor & Graduate Coordinator

Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy

  • Drug discovery
  • Chemical synthesis
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Antibiotics
  • Bacterial biofilms

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Nicole Iovine, MD, PhD

Chief Hospital Epidemiologist

Medicine, College of Medicine

  • Emerging infections
  • Multi-drug resistant bacteria
  • Influenza
  • COVID-19
  • Clinical trials

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Ramiro Isaza, DVM, MPH

Professor of Zoological Medicine

Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Elephant diseases, management and physiology
  • Zoonotic diseases of non-domestic species
  • Epidemiology in captive animal populations
  • Public health pertaining to non-domestic species