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Doris Gomez

Goodbye to a patient and friend

Published: Feb 13th, 2013

The department of speech, language, and hearing sciences was saddened to lose one of its favorite patients in December, Doris Mary Gomez, who passed away at age 105.


Florida forms new food safety center of excellence

Published: Feb 11th, 2013

The Food Safety Center of Excellence will be one of five national centers working to help public health agencies sharpen their response in the event of a foodborne illness outbreak.


Morrill Act Celebration: Rural Health

Published: Jan 29th, 2013

The College of Public Health and Health Professions will host “Morrill Act Celebration: Rural Health” on Friday, Feb. 15 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the HPNP Complex, room G101.

Rachel Shapiro and Meredith Meyer talk to Michael Kinney, a recruiter from Select Medical Rehabilitation Services Inc., during  PHHP Career Day on Feb. 15, 2012. Photo by Maria Belen Farias.

PHHP Career Day

Published: Jan 28th, 2013

PHHP students: Don’t miss this opportunity to talk with recruiters and learn more about your future careers on Feb. 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the HPNP Complex ground floor reception area.

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UF to offer free baseline concussion tests for local children

Published: Jan 10th, 2013

UF will offer free baseline concussion tests for children ages 9 to 18 on Saturday, January 26 and Saturday, February 2 from noon to 4 p.m. at HealthStreet, 2401 S.W. Archer Rd., Gainesville.

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PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

Published: Jan 9th, 2013

Dr. Norman Sartorius will present “Public health efforts to fight the stigma of mental disorders” on Monday, Jan. 28 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the HPNP Complex, room G101.


PHHP Alumni Reunion and Outstanding Alumni Awards photos

Published: Jan 2nd, 2013

PHHP alumni and friends gathered for the college’s annual reunion and outstanding alumni awards ceremony on Nov. 10.

A day at Lake Wauburg for PHHP families

A day at Lake Wauburg for PHHP families

Published: Dec 20th, 2012

The first PHHP Family Picnic was held at UF’s Lake Wauburg on Friday, November 9. Faculty and staff spent the afternoon with their families enjoying good food and plenty of activities.

Dean Michael G. Perri presents the PHHP Employee of the Year award to Kimberly Foli.

Foli named 2012 PHHP Employee of the Year

Published: Dec 13th, 2012

Kimberly Foli, a research coordinator in the department of clinical and health psychology, has been named the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ 2012 Employee of the Year.


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.