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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.

hearing aid

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.

Grossman, Murray

PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

Published: May 7th, 2012

Dr. Murray Grossman, a professor of neurology and psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia will present “What does semantic dementia tell us about semantic memory?” on Wednesday, May 16 at 4 p.m. in the HPNP Complex, room G101.

Mark Bishop

Bishop receives UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors

Published: May 1st, 2012

Dr. Mark Bishop is a 2012 recipient of the Excellence Award for Assistant Professors, presented by UF’s Provost’s Office.

Lisa Nackers and her mentor PHHP Dean Michael Perri

Lisa Nackers receives outstanding dissertation award

Published: Apr 25th, 2012

Nackers was awarded the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s 2012 Outstanding Dissertation Award at the society’s annual meeting.


Making an IMPACT on autism

Published: Apr 23rd, 2012

The student group IMPACT Autism, which counts many PHHP students among its founders and members, is making a difference in the lives of local children with autism and their families.