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Student & Alumni Achievements

Florida Student Wins Student Merit Award from the Society for Risk Analysis’ Exposure Assessment Specialty Group

Ms. Makyba Charles, a doctoral student in the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions’ department of environmental and global health, won the Student Merit Award from the Society for Risk Analysis’ Exposure Assessment Specialty Group for her presentation “A Probabilistic Analysis of Seafood Consumption in the Gulf of Mexico” at the society’s annual meeting.

Charles, Makyba
[Photo: Ms. Makyba Charle]

Ms. Charles’ dissertation research is focused on risk assessment and seafood consumption in Gulf Coast communities after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Her mentor is Dr. Andrew Kane, an associate professor in the department of environmental and global health.