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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.

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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.

The Concussion Awareness team

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.