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UF Emerging Pathogens Institute

J. Glenn Morris, MD, MPH&TM | Director and Professor
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Song Liang, PhD
| Associate Professor
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Michael Batz
| Assistant Director for Food Safety Programs
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Florida Department of Health

Carina Blackmore | Acting State Epidemiologist and State Public Health Veterinarian
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Jamie DeMent
| Food and Waterborne Disease Program Coordinator
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David Dekevich, MPH
| Florida Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence Liaison
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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Tiffiani J. Onifade, MS, PhD | Director for the Division of Food Safety
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July 21, 2017 (Initial Announcement) Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Kiambu Infections Linked to Yellow Maradol Papayas

July 19, 2017 (Initial Announcement) Human Salmonella Typhimurium Infections Linked to Exposure to Clinical and Teaching Microbiology Laboratories

July 13, 2017 (Investigation Update) Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Live Poultry in Backyard Flocks

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