Tara Sabo-Attwood

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall

Dr. Sabo-Attwood is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Environmental and Global Health and a member of the Center for Environmental and Human Toxicology and Emerging Pathogens Institute at the University of FloridaShe received her B.S. in Genetics from the University of Connecticut and Ph.D. from the University of Florida in Biomedical Sciences, specializing in Environmental Pharmacology and Toxicology. Dr. Sabo-Attwood directs a research program that investigates the relationship between the environment (pollution, green space) and health.

Her interest in wellness grew from personal and professional experiences in her role as a faculty member, mentor and Department Chair. She is passionate about creating a culture where wellness is available to all faculty, students, and staff in meaningful and effective ways. There is a need for wellness innovation that she believes can be directed and developed through evidence-based research efforts that are underway.