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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.


Immunizing schoolkids fights flu in others, too

Cuc Tran, a Ph.D. student in the department of environmental and global health, and colleagues found that immunizing school-aged children from flu can also protect other segments of the population.

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The Department of Physical Therapy

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The Doctor of Physical Therapy program offers education and training in a stimulating and collaborative environment that promotes education, research, service and leadership.


  • Highly ranked- 4th among AAU public universities in U.S. News & World Report
  • Longevity- Over 50 years of educating physical therapists
  • Strong outcomes- Consistently exceeds the national average in NPTE exam pass rates and is anchored by a productive and award-winning faculty

About PHHP

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.

Click here to see the college’s commitment to collaboration

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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.

Students and employers at PHHP Career Day

PHHP Career Day 2015

Feb 12th, 2015

PHHP students: Don’t miss this opportunity to talk with recruiters and learn more about your future careers on Feb. 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the HPNP Complex ground floor reception area.


Team Angela

Jan 23rd, 2015

Angela Fulbright balances a full plate as a mom, doctoral student, tinnitus researcher and U.S. Army captain.

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