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PHHP Outstanding Alumni 2012

Published: Oct 1st, 2012

Ten outstanding PHHP alumni will be honored at a ceremony during the college’s alumni reunion on November 10.


Master of public health alumni accept prestigious CDC fellowships

Published: Sep 10th, 2012

Three recent UF M.P.H. graduates are beginning fellowships this fall with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the nation’s leading public health institution.


A special inspiration

Published: Sep 4th, 2012

A new non-profit organization co-founded by Dr. Krista Vandenborne and staffed by several UF volunteers, offered the area’s first Special Olympics’ Young Athletes program to local children.

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UF&Shands Speech and Hearing Center offers free hearing loss classes

Published: Aug 28th, 2012

The education series includes four free classes: “Coping with Hearing Loss,” “A Thousand Ways to Say ‘Huh,’” “Handling Difficult Listening Situations” and “What Other Help is There?”

Dr. Barbara Ann Curbow, College of Public Health and Health Professions

UF taps social and health psychologist to lead new cancer-reduction initiative

Published: Aug 22nd, 2012

Dr. Barbara Curbow will direct the UF Shands Cancer Center’s newly established population science program.

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Concussion Awareness Day

Published: Aug 17th, 2012

PHHP graduate students will host Concussion Awareness Day on August 25 from noon to 2 p.m. at HealthStreet. The event features games, educational activities and lunch for the family.

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Summer of science

Published: Aug 14th, 2012

Taj Azarian, Dr. Carolynn Patten and Dr. Catherine L. Striley are among 17 UF trainees and faculty members to receive CTSI Pilot and Collaborative Projects Program awards.

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Kerkhoff receives lifetime achievement award

Published: Jul 30th, 2012

Dr. Thomas Kerkhoff, a clinical professor in the department of clinical and health psychology, has received the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association’s Rehabilitation Psychology division.

Last year the Florida Elks Children’s Therapy Services supported "Project Accessibility," a project to make a family's home wheelchair accessible. The project team included OT students (from left) Jessica Velazquez-Lopez, Nicole Makufka, Lindsey Dhans, Madeline Delee and Ashley Armbruster.

New scholarship supports OT, PT students

Published: Jul 20th, 2012

The college has received a generous gift from Florida Elks Children’s Therapy Services to establish an endowed scholarship for physical therapy and occupational therapy students.


UF and FSU researchers collaborate to tackle youth concussions

Published: Jul 2nd, 2012

The Health IMPACTS for Florida team, including Dr. Russell Bauer, a professor in the department of clinical and health pyschology, is conducting studies on concussions and health risks among youth.