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Teens’ likelihood of trying marijuana peaks at ages 16, 18

Dr. Jim Chen and colleagues in the department of epidemiology found the likelihood adolescents will try marijuana rises steadily from age 11 to 16, then decreases before hitting another peak at age 18.

2013/05/07 Western - Sherrilene Classen - SWS PHOTOGRAPHY, client contact was Jess Bechard, 2013 Copyright Shawn Simpson, SWS Photography

Sherrilene Classen named UF chair of occupational therapy

Dr. Classen, an internationally recognized scientist in driving rehabilitation, begins her UF post on Jan. 2.

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Flu vaccination programs have potential to be self-sustaining in Florida

Dr. Cuc Tran found that school-located influenza vaccination programs led by local health departments could be cost-effective throughout the state.

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PT Faculty Receive American Physical Therapy Association NEXT Awards


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Alice Holmes, Professor of Audiology, Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences

Thank you, Dr. Holmes

Jun 28th, 2016

Audiologist and educator Dr. Alice Holmes retires after more than 30 years at UF.

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Hugh Catts named 2016 PHHP Alumnus of the Year

Jun 1st, 2016

Dr. Catts was recognized for his leadership and scientific contributions to the early identification and prevention of reading disabilities.


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May 16th, 2016

UF HealthStreet helps North Florida community members access health care and participate in research.

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