Ending the cycle

Maria Elena Bottazzi, PhD ’95, creates vaccines for diseases affecting impoverished communities

By Tyler Francischine
Maria Elena Bottazzi, Maria Elena Bottazzi, PhD Photo courtsey of Baylor University
If we design tools in a way that they’re cheap and easily adopted, we can help these populations get out of the cycle of poverty.
Maria Elena Boattazi, PhD '95
Maria Elena Bottazzi speaks with students Maria Elena Bottazzi, PhD, meets with UF College of Medicine students during a visit to campus in 2019. Photo by Jesse S. Jones