EPI was created in 2006 to facilitate interdisciplinary studies of emergence and control of human, animal and plant pathogens of concern to the world.
EPI collaborates with over 250 faculty members from around the world annually.
Watch a segment on Public Health America where host William Latimer interviews EPI Director J. Glenn Morris, Jr., M.D., about aerosols, COVID-19 transmission, and how witnessing a cholera epidemic as a child in Thailand informed his future career.Read more
UF researchers find first known instance of Yunnan orbivirus in North America from postmortem tests on tissues from a farmed white-tailed deer in Florida. The discovery is important because veterinarians could have misdiagnosed past animal illnesses, for lack of knowledge that the virus is circulating in the US.Read more
The faculty and affiliate members of the Emerging Pathogens Institute are heavily involved in scientific research and communicate their findings in some of the world's most prestigious journals. Find the current year's publications, and past year's archives, here.Read more