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Cassie Lewis Odahowski is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Sciences. She received her Bachelor of Science in biology from Florida State University and her Master of Public Health in epidemiology from Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Odahowski received her doctorate in epidemiology from the University of South Carolina’s Arnold School of Public Health. Her research focuses on cancer epidemiology and social determinants of health, the identification of health disparities among rural and minority populations, use of geospatial analyses of health care resources, and the advancement of cancer screening and treatment options. Odahowski currently teaches epidemiology of chronic diseases.

  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Epidemiology, University of South Carolina
  • MPH, Master of Public Health, Epidemiology, Tulane University
  • BA, Bachelor of Arts, Biological Sciences, Florida State University
  • Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER)
  • American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO)
  • American Public Health Association (APHA)
Areas of Specialty
  • Cancer Epidemiology
  • Rural and Minority Health Disparities
  • Geospatial Analyses of Healthcare Resources
  • HSC4501: Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases
  • HSC4912: Directed Independent Research
  • HSC4903H: Honors Directed Reading
  • HSC4970H: Honors Undergraduate Thesis
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    Written By: Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala | March 10, 2022
    The program awarded a total of $1 million to 32 teams. This is the third year the program has been available to UCF faculty and researchers. UCF announced the recipients...
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