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Chi Omega sisters gather for a reunion in June 2012. From left Karn Hunt, Betsy Leonard Booth, Trish Nelson, Janet Carroll and Terry Treadwell.

Friends establish scholarship to honor the life of Trish Nelson

Published: Nov 27th, 2013

Their gift will benefit occupational therapy students for years to come.


PHHP recognizes outstanding graduates

Published: Nov 13th, 2013

The College of Public Health and Health Professions honored its 2013 Outstanding Alumni at a ceremony November 9.

Southwest Advocacy Group (SWAG) clients

Building an oasis

Published: Nov 13th, 2013

A group of PHHP students is helping southwest Gainesville, Fla., overcome its “food desert” status.


Fighting slavery

Published: Nov 1st, 2013

Undergraduate student Soya Davis traveled to Thailand, where she surveyed college students about their thoughts on human trafficking, a modern-day form of slavery.


UF to offer free vehicle checks for mature drivers

Published: Oct 24th, 2013

The department of occupational therapy will offer CarFit on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Recreation Center in Gainesville.

Ashlyn Newcomb, a student at Oklahoma State University, presents her findings on the risk of sexual and physical violence in a reservation setting compared a more affluent community.

Summer program introduces undergraduates to substance abuse research

Published: Oct 9th, 2013

Three students conducted research at UF as part of the Summer Research with NIDA for Underrepresented Students program.

alumni award

PHHP Outstanding Alumni 2013

Published: Oct 2nd, 2013

Honorees will be recognized at a ceremony during the college’s alumni reunion on November 9.


He’s with the band

Published: Sep 20th, 2013

As a member of UF’s Gator Pep Band, public health Ph.D. student Eric Soule has entertained Gator fans for 10 years.

Mary Leigh Morris and fellow researchers collected mosquitoes in various habitats within Everglades National Park, such as this cypress dome swamp.

UF master’s student joins Yale research team in first Everglades mosquito study

Published: Sep 13th, 2013

Mary Leigh Morris, a student in the department of environmental and global health, helped conduct the first systematic study of the Everglades’ mosquitoes.


Stop! Children’s Cancer funds new equipment for physical therapy clinic

Published: Sep 4th, 2013

The donation will help Barbara Bour, a clinical lecturer in the department of physical therapy, purchase items she needs to help young patients with cancer.