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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.

Helpful habits

Published: May 16th, 2017

The HABIT program, developed by Dr. Glenn Smith, is helping people with mild cognitive impairment maximize their cognitive function.

Muscle in aging and disease

Published: May 9th, 2017

Dr. Russell Hepple, whose research has examined the effects of aging on muscle, joins UF from McGill University.

PHHP Convocation 2017

Published: May 5th, 2017

The College of Public Health and Health Professions celebrated outstanding students and graduates at the annual convocation ceremony April 29.

ChangeMakers: Forging a new path to good health

Published: May 4th, 2017

The Gainesville Sun recognized Dr. Linda Cottler and her work with HealthStreet as a 2017 ChangeMaker.

Vaccination campaign necessary to stop the spread of cholera in Haiti

Published: Apr 27th, 2017

A mathematical model developed by Dr. Ira Longini and colleagues suggests that current approaches to cholera control and elimination are unlikely to solve the problem.

Fostering young service dogs a labor of puppy love for PHHP students

Published: Apr 26th, 2017

Morgan Montaudo and Emily Kartiganer are fostering golden retrievers who will eventually become service dogs for people with disabilities.

Analysis looks at Zika’s introduction to Americas, predicts microcephaly cases

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

UF researchers have developed a model mapping the spread of Zika virus and the number of microcephaly cases that will occur by the end of the year. Photo: James Gathany/CDC

Fedele receives UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

Dr. David Fedele is a 2017 recipient of the Excellence Award for Assistant Professors, presented by UF’s Provost’s Office.

Veteran to graduate with physical therapy degree

Published: Apr 20th, 2017

Jordan Kooiman became interested in physical therapy when he underwent his own rehab. Now, he wants to focus his career on treating veterans and military personnel.