Welcome David Dekevich

We are pleased to announce that Mr. David Dekevich has joined the Florida Integrated Food Safety Centers of Excellence as our liaison. David obtained his Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Florida. His experience in food safety stems from his internship at DOH-Alachua County where he conducted enteric disease surveillance, case interviews and outbreak investigations. He completed his MPH internship at the Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center at the Emerging Pathogens Institute in Gainesville, FL. David received the Epidemiology Ambassador Award from the University of Florida after graduation with his Master’s degree for his dedication and leadership in the program. Prior to serving in the Centers of Excellence position; he coordinated the Youth Survey Program at the Florida Department of Health. For fun, David enjoys paddle boarding, running, and traveling.