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Dr. Claudia Senesac and Dr. Elizabeth Wood

PHHP faculty members honored during International Education Week

Published: Dec 9th, 2016

Dr. Claudia Senesac received the college’s International Educator of the Year award, and Dr. Elizabeth Wood took a top prize in the Global Culture Photo Contest.

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Alexander, Rush named PHHP Employees of the Year

Published: Dec 5th, 2016

Sharla Alexander and Caronne Rush were honored at the college’s annual staff and faculty appreciation dinner.

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UF to receive nearly $10 million for new agricultural safety and health center

Published: Nov 29th, 2016

The grant will allow researchers to explore the occupational safety and health of people working in agriculture, fishing and forestry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and North and South Carolina.

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Mainous receives mentoring award from leading primary care research association

Published: Nov 17th, 2016

Dr. Arch G. Mainous was awarded the Distinguished Mentor Award from the North American Primary Care Research Group.

Dr. Linda Cottler at the honorary doctoral degree ceremony at Chulalongkorn University.

Cottler awarded honorary doctoral degree from Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University

Published: Nov 17th, 2016

Dr. Linda B. Cottler was awarded an honorary doctoral degree in public health from Thailand’s leading research university.

Joanne Foss and Emily Pugh

Foss, Pugh named fellows of American Occupational Therapy Association

Published: Nov 8th, 2016

Joanne J. Foss, Ph.D., OTR/L, and Emily S. Pugh, M.A., OTR/L, have been elected to receive the Roster of Fellows award from the AOTA.

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Nearly half of family physicians don’t follow national guidelines for prediabetes screening

Published: Nov 8th, 2016

A new study led by Dr. Arch Mainous finds that only about half of family physicians report following national guidelines for screening patients for prediabetes.

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UF OT program to offer free vehicle checks for older drivers

Published: Nov 1st, 2016

The department of occupational therapy will offer CarFit, a free national program, on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Recreation Center in Gainesville.

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Ancient strain of cholera likely present in Haiti since colonial era

Published: Oct 28th, 2016

UF infectious disease researchers have found that a non-virulent variant of cholera has likely been present in Haitian aquatic environments for several hundred years.

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Why Zika has infected so many people in Puerto Rico

Published: Oct 28th, 2016

Writing for The Conversation, epidemiology doctoral student Diana Rojas explains the environmental, social, political and cultural factors behind Zika’s spread in Puerto Rico.