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Researchers and patient advocates receive funding to build Alzheimer’s research network

Dr. Glenn Smith and colleagues have received a $1.56 million PCORI funding award to develop a network that links patients and caregivers with scientists.

Sean Germain, an MR specialist in the Muscle Disuse and Regeneration Laboratory, stands next to patient Dale Ginder, 8, during an MRI in Gainesville, Fla., on Friday, May 14, 2010. Ginder sufferes from Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which is an inherited disorder that involves rapidly-worsening muscle weakness and leads to increased disability. The disease currently has no cure. / Photo by Casey Brooke Lawson

PHHP researcher receives $7 million for imaging studies in Duchenne muscular dystrophy

The grant supports research led by Dr. Krista Vandenborne on the use of MRI to track Duchenne muscular dystrophy disease progression.

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Tara Sabo-Attwood named chair of environmental and global health

The College of Public Health and Health Professions has appointed environmental toxicology researcher Tara Sabo-Attwood, Ph.D., as chair of the department of environmental and global health.

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MHA Class of 2015

MHA program alumni succeed in all stages of their careers!

  • All 2015 graduates were offered positions in their field within 30 days of graduation with organizations such as the Moffitt Cancer Center, All Children’s Hospital and Orlando Health.
  • A 2001 MHA graduate, Mr. Carlton Innis, is being honored as an outstanding young executive at this year’s National Association of Health Services Executives’ Annual Meeting in October.
  • Mr. Innis is currently the Senior Director for Clinical Operations at the Austin Regional Clinic.
  • We are so proud of our alumni! Go Gators!


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Martin named Gainesville Hero in Healthcare

Sep 18th, 2015

Audiologist Dr. Sheridan Martin was recognized by local radio stations 98.5 KTK, 97.3 The Sky, Country 103.7 The Gator and ESPN Gainesville as one of the community's heroes in health care.

UF graduate students Dr. Bahareh Keith (left) and Makyba Charles (second from right) and GLUK students Martha Onyango and Sambu Cheruiyot process fish samples collected from Lake Victoria.

UF and Kenyan university students partner to explore One Health issues

Aug 5th, 2015

A group of UF graduate students recently conducted field work in Kenya, working alongside students of Great Lakes University of Kisumu, as part of UF’s One Health certificate program.

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Researchers to evaluate new sleep treatment program for children who are overweight

Jul 20th, 2015

The UF Pediatric Sleep Study is designed to help children who are overweight and having sleep problems improve their sleep through behavioral strategies.

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