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UF researchers identify which patients are at risk for continued pain after orthopedic surgery

Researchers led by Dr. Steven George have discovered that a combination of genetic and psychological factors play a role in which patients will have prolonged pain.

Community lowers heart disease risks, death rates over 40-year period

Dr. Thomas Pearson and colleagues reported the health outcomes associated with a communitywide cardiovascular risk reduction program in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Eugene Dunne

UF study of adults who use drugs finds those with ADHD started using at younger age

Led by Eugene Dunne, a Ph.D. student in clinical and health psychology, the study found that adults with a history of ADHD who use drugs started using one to two years earlier.

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Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy







Health Services Research, Management and Policy launches dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Health Administration program


  • This integrated degree provides students with a traditional on-campus experience.
  • The program provides a unique opportunity for students to gain skills from both business and healthcare professionals.
  • Due to the limited number of programs of its kind, graduates from this program are expected to have great success in the job market.

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Shantrel Canidate, Doctoral Student, College of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Behavioral Science and Community Health

Never say quit

Mar 23rd, 2015

Ph.D. student Shantrel Canidate is using her perseverance to pursue her dreams and help prevent HIV/AIDS.

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Recent Ph.D. graduate authors lead paper in Neuropsychology’s special issue on aging

Mar 19th, 2015

Dr. Anna Yam's study of everyday cognitive abilities in older adults appeared as the lead article in a special issue dedicated to cognitive aging.


2015 Superior Accomplishment Award winners named

Feb 27th, 2015

Three PHHP employees have received UF Superior Accomplishment awards for 2015: Douglas Martin, Wanda Washington and Lori Waxenberg.

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