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One-man play chronicling experience with cystic fibrosis comes to Phillips Center Jan. 16 and 17

Published: Nov 20th, 2015

“Breathe” is presented by the College of the Arts and the College of Public Health and Health Professions.

Low Back Pain

Electrical stimulation therapy can relieve low back pain in older adults

Published: Nov 12th, 2015

The therapy could offer older adults with chronic pain an effective alternative to other treatments, including prescription painkillers, say UF pain researchers.

Dr. Cynthia Johnson

Cynthia Johnson named Fellow of American Psychological Association

Published: Nov 10th, 2015

Autism researcher Dr. Cynthia Johnson has been awarded fellowship status in the American Psychological Association’s Division 33.

Trained occupational therapy students  from the University of Florida led Gainesville resident Elaine Gray through a 12-point checklist. Students also made recommendations for personal vehicle adjustments and adaptations to maximize comfort and safety in her car.

UF to offer free vehicle checks for older drivers

Published: Oct 29th, 2015

The department of occupational therapy will offer CarFit, a free national program, on Tuesday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Recreation Center in Gainesville.

Dr. Pedro Greer

PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

Published: Oct 19th, 2015

Dr. Pedro Greer will present will present “Innovation in Healthcare Education and Delivery: Why It Needs to Change” on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the HPNP Complex auditorium.

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Calling cancer into question

Published: Oct 15th, 2015

Researchers in the department of epidemiology search for answers to stop cancer — before it starts.

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UF researchers to study effects of adolescent substance use and brain development

Published: Oct 5th, 2015

Dr. Linda B. Cottler and Dr. Sara Jo Nixon will lead UF’s participation in a landmark study of the effect of substance use on the developing brain.

Doctor and her patients

Researchers and patient advocates receive funding to build Alzheimer’s research network

Published: Sep 22nd, 2015

Dr. Glenn Smith and colleagues have received a $1.56 million PCORI funding award to develop a network that links patients and caregivers with scientists.


Martin named Gainesville Hero in Healthcare

Published: Sep 18th, 2015

Audiologist Dr. Sheridan Martin was recognized by local radio stations 98.5 KTK, 97.3 The Sky, Country 103.7 The Gator and ESPN Gainesville as one of the community’s heroes in health care.

Sean Germain, an MR specialist in the Muscle Disuse and Regeneration Laboratory, stands next to patient Dale Ginder, 8, during an MRI in Gainesville, Fla., on Friday, May 14, 2010. Ginder sufferes from Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which is an inherited disorder that involves rapidly-worsening muscle weakness and leads to increased disability. The disease currently has no cure. / Photo by Casey Brooke Lawson

PHHP researcher receives $7 million for imaging studies in Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Published: Sep 17th, 2015

The grant supports research led by Dr. Krista Vandenborne on the use of MRI to track Duchenne muscular dystrophy disease progression.