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Land of the Gator

Published: Dec 6th, 2012

In the 150 years since the Morrill Act was signed into law, establishing UF as the state’s first land grant institution, the university has made strides in practical disciplines, namely those involving health. The POST explains how UF’s six health science colleges still embody the spirit of the Morrill Act.

Ira Longini, Ph. D.

Longini named AAAS 2012 fellow

Published: Nov 30th, 2012

Dr. Ira Longini, a professor in the department of biostatistics, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor bestowed upon AAAS members for their distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

Wounded Warrior

Red, white, orange and blue

Published: Nov 27th, 2012

Thinking about the Gators helped Corey Garmon when he was injured in Afghanistan. Now, this Wounded Warrior is helping UF’s occupational therapy students.

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PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

Published: Nov 19th, 2012

Dr. Myron Cohen will present “Transmission and prevention of transmission of HIV: Where do we go from here?” on Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the HPNP Complex, room G101.


Rheingans receives UF’s International Educator of the Year award

Published: Nov 13th, 2012

Dr. Richard Rheingans has been named the University of Florida 2012 International Educator of the Year in the junior faculty category.


Diapers and dissertations

Published: Oct 29th, 2012

PHHP doctoral student Melody Schiaffino founded the group Ph.D. Moms to support mothers working on their doctorates.

Dr. Linda Cottler

Linda Cottler named PHHP associate dean for research and planning

Published: Oct 18th, 2012

Dr. Linda Cottler, chair of the department of epidemiology, has been named the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ associate dean for research and planning.


UF to offer free vehicle checks for mature drivers

Published: Oct 18th, 2012

The department of occupational therapy will offer CarFit on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Recreation Center in Gainesville. CarFit is designed to help mature drivers fit more comfortably and safely in their vehicles.

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University of Florida reception at APHA

Published: Oct 4th, 2012

UF will host a reception for faculty, students and alumni on Monday, Oct. 29 during the 2012 American Public Health Association annual meeting in San Francisco.

The Rehabilitation Resources team: Dr. Catherine Striley, Lindsey Dahns, Rachel Shapiro, Corrine Warren, Sarah Woodworth and Dr. Roxanna Bendixen. Photo by Maria Belen Farias.

UF hosts free accessibility/health fair

Published: Oct 3rd, 2012

University of Florida graduate students will offer a free Accessibility/Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Porters Community Center, 512 S.W. 6th Ave., Gainesville.