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Researchers find memory problems in some people with Parkinson’s disease

Scientists in the department of clinical and health psychology discovered that about one quarter of study participants had significant memory problems.

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Grip strength may help identify people with undiagnosed diabetes

Dr. Arch Mainous and colleagues found that people with diabetes and high blood pressure had significantly lower grip strength than their peers.

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Ending the silent struggle

Student Adam Reid is honored for his work in helping to bring mental health care to people who are underserved.

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The Department of Physical Therapy

BAlance 180 2Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) students conduct community service through the Community Health REACH Groups

 

Children on the Go: Adaptive gymnastics for children with physical and mental disabilities; conducted at Balance 180.

Community Health: Balance and falls screening in partnership with Elder Options and New Day Wellness at Senior Centers.

Equal Access Clinic: Free weekly physical therapy clinic providing PT services to the community’s medically underserved.

Gaitor Challenge: Community health and wellness program in partnership with the Alachua County Department of Health.

 

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The University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions has established a new educational model that focuses on the integration of public health problem-solving and individual patient care.

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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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George recognized for research contributions to physical therapy practice

Jul 17th, 2015

Dr. Steven Z. George has received the American Physical Therapy Association’s 2016 John H.P. Maley Lecture Award for contributions to physical therapy clinical practice.

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