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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.

Thomas Kerkhoff

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.

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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.

Dean Michael G. Perri presents Dr. Mary Ellen Young the PHHP Teacher of the Year award at the college's convocation ceremony May 4.

Young named PHHP Teacher of the Year

Published: Jun 14th, 2012

For Dr. Mary Ellen Young, it’s always been about more than teaching.

Dr. Linda Cottler

Breast cancer screening in the news

Published: May 23rd, 2012

In a Gainesville Guardian opinion piece, Dr. Linda Cottler, chair of epidemiology, describes the importance of mammograms and early detection.

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

Students collaborate across disciplines in new projects

Published: May 21st, 2012

Two interdisciplinary teams of PHHP graduate students have received funding for community-based research projects from “Bridging Public Health and Health Professions,” a grant award program administered by the college’s Collaboration Committee.

Erica Goldin, UF OT '11, and her mother Judie Pink-Goldin, UF OT '76

Scholarship gift honors a mother’s legacy

Published: May 18th, 2012

When Erica Goldin graduated with her master’s degree in occupational therapy last December, family friends Toni Thompson and David Amis thought carefully about the perfect graduation gift for Erica. They decided to honor the memory of Erica’s mother by establishing the Judie Pink-Goldin Occupational Therapy Fellowship.

Dr. Michael Crary

Crary receives UF’s first Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace Award

Published: May 14th, 2012

Diversity plays a role in all of Dr. Michael Crary’s research, education and service activities, nominators said.

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

Published: May 8th, 2012

The UF&Shands Speech and Hearing Center will once again offer its popular “Living with Hearing Loss” courses.