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New study uses mobile technology to help teens with asthma manage disease

Published: Feb 4th, 2016

Led by Dr. David Fedele, Team Speak is one of the first mobile health interventions to target health maintenance in early adolescence.

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UF’s HealthStreet expands to rural counties with support from Florida Blue Foundation grant

Published: Dec 22nd, 2015

HealthStreet brings its innovative model of community engagement to Putnam and Union counties, thanks to a new $300,000 grant from the Florida Blue Foundation.

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UF researchers call for close attention to flu viruses

Published: Dec 18th, 2015

Dr. John Lednicky and colleagues say regional monitoring of the flu virus could help build a better flu vaccine.

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Anderson, McBride named PHHP Employees of the Year

Published: Dec 10th, 2015

The college recognized John Anderson and Stephanie McBride at the annual faculty and staff appreciation dinner.

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The end of the lecture hall?

Published: Dec 3rd, 2015

Whether you call it blended learning, hybrid learning or the flipped classroom, new models of learning that mix distance, hands-on and small-group learning are becoming increasingly popular. PHHP is no exception.

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UF International Center honors PHHP students

Published: Dec 2nd, 2015

Jay Nair and Jingnan Zhang received the center’s Outstanding International Student Awards.

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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.

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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.

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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.