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Study links prediabetes, diabetes in healthy weight adults to sedentary lifestyle

Dr. Arch Mainous and colleagues found that low levels of physical activity are associated with higher blood sugar among adults who are at a healthy weight.

Can we delay or prevent dementia?

Dr. Adam Woods leads a multi-university clinical trial that investigates whether pairing non-invasive electrical brain stimulation with cognitive training may slow or prevent the onset of dementia.

UF plays key role in trial for successful Ebola vaccine

Drs. Ira Longini and Natalie Dean, along with group of researchers associated with the World Health Organization, have published the final report on the Ebola vaccine trial in Guinea, finding that the vaccine is safe and effective. Photo: WHO/S. Hawkey

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Department of Physical Therapy

PT and OT student volunteers for the EAC

UF Physical Therapy Equal Access Clinic

  • PT's Equal Access Clinic (EAC) is a collaboration between students, faculty, and local clinicians.
  • EAC offers pro bono physical therapy services to walk-in patients every Thursday from 6-8 pm as well as free occupational therapy services on the first and third Thursdays of the month via a collaboration with the Department of Occupational Therapy's student run EAC.
  • EAC provides physical therapy evaluation and treatment, follow-up treatment visits, blood pressure and strength/flexibility screenings, referrals to specialists, and emergency medical referrals to any patient unable to afford treatment elsewhere.

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Health care finance journal dedicates issue to contributions of Louis Gapenski

Jan 5th, 2017

The Journal of Health Care Finance dedicated an entire issue to the legacy of Dr. Louis Gapenski, who passed away April 20.

UF faculty take part in decision to send one million doses of cholera vaccine to Haiti

Jan 3rd, 2017

Drs. J. Glenn Morris and Ira Longini made up part of an international committee convened to recommend strategies to limit the risk of major new cholera epidemics following Hurricane Matthew.

PHHP faculty members honored during International Education Week

Dec 9th, 2016

Dr. Claudia Senesac received the college’s International Educator of the Year award, and Dr. Elizabeth Wood took a top prize in the Global Culture Photo Contest.

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