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Cottler awarded honorary doctoral degree from Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University

Published: Nov 17th, 2016

Dr. Linda B. Cottler was awarded an honorary doctoral degree in public health from Thailand’s leading research university.

Foss, Pugh named fellows of American Occupational Therapy Association

Published: Nov 8th, 2016

Joanne J. Foss, Ph.D., OTR/L, and Emily S. Pugh, M.A., OTR/L, have been elected to receive the Roster of Fellows award from the AOTA.

UF OT program to offer free vehicle checks for older drivers

Published: Nov 1st, 2016

The department of occupational therapy will offer CarFit, a free national program, on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Recreation Center in Gainesville.

Why Zika has infected so many people in Puerto Rico

Published: Oct 28th, 2016

Writing for The Conversation, epidemiology doctoral student Diana Rojas explains the environmental, social, political and cultural factors behind Zika’s spread in Puerto Rico.

UF researcher and collaborators win Aspen Institute Italia Award for Ebola research

Published: Oct 26th, 2016

The Aspen Institute Italia honored Dr. Ira Longini and his team for scientific research and collaboration between Italy and the United States.

Haiti hurricane relief

Published: Oct 13th, 2016

PHHP and the Emerging Pathogens Institute are working to provide assistance to Haiti following the devastating impact of Hurricane Matthew.

Beyond the classroom

Published: Sep 30th, 2016

DPT students gain new insights on research and the patient experience at a unique muscular dystrophy conference.

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.

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.