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Michael Marsiske

Augmenting Cognitive Training in Older Adults: The ‘ACT Study’

Published: Sep 30th, 2016

In his column “On the Same Page,” Dr. David Guzick, UF’s senior vice president for health affairs, describes a new UF grant to support research on methods to slow the process of age-associated memory loss. PHHP’s Dr. Michael Marsiske is one of three principal investigators.

Putting Patients First

UF Health recognized for interprofessional education program

Published: Sep 27th, 2016

The Putting Families First program has received the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Awards for Excellence in Social Mission in Health Professions Education.


Researchers to study interaction of sleep, eating, activity in children

Published: Sep 26th, 2016

Department of clinical and health psychology researchers have launched a study examining how sleep, eating and physical activity patterns interact in children ages 6 to 9.


Zika virus: Only a few small outbreaks likely to occur in the continental US

Published: Sep 13th, 2016

Writing for The Conversation, Dr. Natalie Dean, Dr. Ira Longini and colleagues project only small Zika outbreaks from mosquito transmission in the continental U.S.

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PHHP names 2016 Outstanding Alumni

Published: Aug 23rd, 2016

Honorees will be recognized at a ceremony during the college’s alumni reunion on Sept. 10.


Keep it moving

Published: Aug 12th, 2016

A group of UF Health students in the Putting Families First program helped keep a Gainesville woman on the move.


A four-pronged approach

Published: Aug 9th, 2016

Four UF Health researchers, including PHHP’s Dr. Dawn Bowers and Dr. Linda Cottler, have been awarded grants to tackle Alzheimer’s disease.

Dr. Arch Mainous

Don’t let the scale fool you: Why you could still be at risk for diabetes

Published: Aug 5th, 2016

Writing for The Conversation, Dr. Arch Mainous describes the hidden health dangers of “skinny fat,” including an increased risk of prediabetes.

Dean Michael G. Perri presents Dr. Orit Shechtman with the 2016 Teacher of the Year award.

Third time’s a charm

Published: Jul 8th, 2016

Dr. Orit Shechtman wins her third PHHP Teacher of the Year award.

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PHHP faculty members awarded tenure and promotion

Published: Jul 1st, 2016

Several College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty members were awarded tenure or promotion for the 2015-2016 cycle.