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UF to receive nearly $10 million for new agricultural safety and health center

The grant will allow researchers to explore the occupational safety and health of people working in agriculture, fishing and forestry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and North and South Carolina.


Nearly half of family physicians don’t follow national guidelines for prediabetes screening

A new study led by Dr. Arch Mainous finds that only about half of family physicians report following national guidelines for screening patients for prediabetes.


Ancient strain of cholera likely present in Haiti since colonial era

UF infectious disease researchers have found that a non-virulent variant of cholera has likely been present in Haitian aquatic environments for several hundred years.

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Students Evan Pemba and Joshua Gilbert at the 2014 Audiology Research Day

2016 Audiology Research Day

  • This year's Audiology Research Day features AuD student research poster presentations from the eight members of the class of 2018.
  • Topics range from reading and language processing in children with hearing loss and dyslexia, to a therapy application for older adults with hearing loss.
  • 160 students have presented over 19 years. Most have gone on to present at national meetings in the discipline, such as the National Hearing Conservation Association and the American Academy of Audiology. Recent AuD graduates, Erika Ortiz and Chrisanda Sanchez, were awarded the James Jerger Award for Outstanding Student Research at last year’s American Academy of Audiology (AAA) meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
  • This year's event will be on Friday, December 9. The keynote address will be given by Dr. Aaron Moberly.

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Dr. Claudia Senesac and Dr. Elizabeth Wood

PHHP faculty members honored during International Education Week

Dec 9th, 2016

Dr. Claudia Senesac received the college’s International Educator of the Year award, and Dr. Elizabeth Wood took a top prize in the Global Culture Photo Contest.


Alexander, Rush named PHHP Employees of the Year

Dec 5th, 2016

Sharla Alexander and Caronne Rush were honored at the college's annual staff and faculty appreciation dinner.

Dr. Arch Mainous III

Mainous receives mentoring award from leading primary care research association

Nov 17th, 2016

Dr. Arch G. Mainous was awarded the Distinguished Mentor Award from the North American Primary Care Research Group.

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