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Grip strength may help identify people with undiagnosed diabetes

Published: Jul 30th, 2015

Dr. Arch Mainous and colleagues found that people with diabetes and high blood pressure had significantly lower grip strength than their peers.

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Researchers to evaluate new sleep treatment program for children who are overweight

Published: Jul 20th, 2015

The UF Pediatric Sleep Study is designed to help children who are overweight and having sleep problems improve their sleep through behavioral strategies.

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George recognized for research contributions to physical therapy practice

Published: Jul 17th, 2015

Dr. Steven Z. George has received the American Physical Therapy Association’s 2016 John H.P. Maley Lecture Award for contributions to physical therapy clinical practice.

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Ending the silent struggle

Published: Jul 17th, 2015

Student Adam Reid is honored for his work in helping to bring mental health care to people who are underserved.

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Cottler receives national honor for contributions to epidemiology, public health

Published: Jul 8th, 2015

Dr. Linda Cottler is the recipient of the Special Award for Outstanding Contributions Through Systemic Epidemiologic Approaches to Improving Health from the American College of Epidemiology.

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PHHP faculty members awarded tenure and promotion

Published: Jun 29th, 2015

Several College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty members were awarded tenure or promotion for the 2014-2015 cycle.

Dawn Bowers, David Vaillancourt, training grant directors. UF has received a $1 million NIH grant to establish a doctoral training program for students who are interested in careers in movement disorders research.

New grant supports scholar training in movement disorders research

Published: Jun 29th, 2015

Dr. Dawn Bowers and Dr. David Vaillancourt direct the Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Training in Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration program, which is supported by a a nearly $1 million NIH grant.

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Reshaping the department of speech, language, and hearing sciences

Published: Jun 16th, 2015

Dr. David Guzick explores the story of some of the people involved in giving new shape to the department, including both new and existing faculty.

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UF study shows benefits of multitasking on exercise

Published: Jun 2nd, 2015

In a study of older adults who completed cognitive tasks while cycling on a stationary bike, Dr. Lori Altmann and fellow researchers found that participants’ cycling speed improved with no cost to their cognitive performance.

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When it comes to hearing, diet may trump noise exposure

Published: May 22nd, 2015

Dr. Christopher Spankovich and colleagues found a healthy diet may play a part in preventing hearing loss.