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Dawn Bowers, David Vaillancourt, training grant directors. UF has received a $1 million NIH grant to establish a doctoral training program for students who are interested in careers in movement disorders research.

New grant supports scholar training in movement disorders research

Dr. Dawn Bowers and Dr. David Vaillancourt direct the Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Training in Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration program, which is supported by a a nearly $1 million NIH grant.

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UF study shows benefits of multitasking on exercise

In a study of older adults who completed cognitive tasks while cycling on a stationary bike, Dr. Lori Altmann and fellow researchers found that participants’ cycling speed improved with no cost to their cognitive performance.

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When it comes to hearing, diet may trump noise exposure

Dr. Christopher Spankovich and colleagues found a healthy diet may play a part in preventing hearing loss.

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BHS Program Finishes a Strong Academic Year

  • 90% of BHS students who applied to graduate school were accepted into at least one program before they finished their degree
  • This year's graduating class included eight Machen Opportunity Scholars
  • Recently launched professional development course educates students on diversity, plagiarism and incorporates skill-building and enrichment activities

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PHHP faculty members awarded tenure and promotion

Jun 29th, 2015

Several College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty members were awarded tenure or promotion for the 2014-2015 cycle.


Reshaping the department of speech, language, and hearing sciences

Jun 16th, 2015

Dr. David Guzick explores the story of some of the people involved in giving new shape to the department, including both new and existing faculty.

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Carolynn Patten named 2015 UF Research Foundation Professor

Apr 30th, 2015

Dr. Patten, an associate professor in the department of physical therapy, is one of 34 UF scientists recognized for a distinguished record of research.

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