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Hungry parents may feed their kids more

Published: Jul 12th, 2016

In a pilot study Sarah Stromberg and Dr. David Janicke found the hungrier parents are at mealtimes, the more they may feed their young children.

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Up to one-third of healthy weight adults may have prediabetes

Published: Jul 11th, 2016

Dr. Arch Mainous and colleagues say the findings are cause for concern because under current guidelines, these individuals would likely not be screened for the condition.

Dean Michael G. Perri presents Dr. Orit Shechtman with the 2016 Teacher of the Year award.

Third time’s a charm

Published: Jul 8th, 2016

Dr. Orit Shechtman wins her third PHHP Teacher of the Year award.

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PHHP faculty members awarded tenure and promotion

Published: Jul 1st, 2016

Several College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty members were awarded tenure or promotion for the 2015-2016 cycle.

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Teens’ likelihood of trying marijuana peaks at ages 16, 18

Published: Jun 29th, 2016

Dr. Jim Chen and colleagues in the department of epidemiology found the likelihood adolescents will try marijuana rises steadily from age 11 to 16, then decreases before hitting another peak at age 18.

Alice Holmes, Professor of Audiology, Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences

Thank you, Dr. Holmes

Published: Jun 28th, 2016

Audiologist and educator Dr. Alice Holmes retires after more than 30 years at UF.

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Sherrilene Classen named UF chair of occupational therapy

Published: Jun 16th, 2016

Dr. Classen, an internationally recognized scientist in driving rehabilitation, begins her UF post on Jan. 2.

Dr. Hugh Catts

Hugh Catts named 2016 PHHP Alumnus of the Year

Published: Jun 1st, 2016

Dr. Catts was recognized for his leadership and scientific contributions to the early identification and prevention of reading disabilities.

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Flu vaccination programs have potential to be self-sustaining in Florida

Published: May 23rd, 2016

Dr. Cuc Tran found that school-located influenza vaccination programs led by local health departments could be cost-effective throughout the state.

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A recipe for a healthy community

Published: May 16th, 2016

UF HealthStreet helps North Florida community members access health care and participate in research.