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Does daily exercise cut back on older adults’ sedentary life? Study: not so much

Published: Jul 18th, 2017

Increasing moderate-intensity exercise in older adults led to little reduction in the overall time they spent in sedentary activity.

OT students meet with UF faculty and local practitioners to discuss career opportunities.

UF launches doctoral degree in occupational therapy

Published: Jul 10th, 2017

The college has received approval to offer the Doctor of Occupational Therapy, the first such degree program offered by a Florida public institution.

This Month in PHHP

Published: Jun 28th, 2017

Read the June issue for news and updates from the college’s departments and programs.

PHHP faculty members awarded tenure and promotion

Published: Jun 23rd, 2017

Several College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty members were awarded tenure or promotion for the 2016-2017 cycle.

Provider’s preference for pain therapy can influence patient’s results

Published: Jun 21st, 2017

A health care provider’s beliefs about a particular treatment may have a strong influence on the patient’s outcome, according to a study by researchers in the department of physical therapy.

Why treating breast cancer with less may be more

Published: Jun 15th, 2017

Writing in The Conversation, Dr. Ashish Deshmukh explains why shortening radiation therapy is not only effective but also cost-saving.

Study links getting drunk at early age to increased risk of premature death

Published: Jun 14th, 2017

People who first became intoxicated before age 15 may have a greater risk of dying prematurely, according to a study led by UF researchers in the department of epidemiology.

One blood pressure drug therapy associated with lower follow-up visit, hospitalization costs

Published: May 30th, 2017

Dr. Kalyani Sonawane and colleagues found that one drug therapy outshines other strategies in patients whose blood pressure isn’t well-controlled with initial drug treatment.

One breast cancer radiation therapy leads others in cost-effectiveness, quality of life

Published: May 24th, 2017

In Dr. Ashish Deshmukh’s study of three radiation therapies, one treatment offers the most value based on health outcomes, cost-effectiveness and quality of life.

This Month in PHHP

Published: May 24th, 2017

Read the May issue for news and updates from the college’s departments and programs.