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PHHP Research Day 2017

Published: Mar 21st, 2017

Join us for the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ 30th annual Research Day on Wednesday, April 12.

Mobile health apps show promise for improving health outcomes

Published: Mar 20th, 2017

Research led by Dr. David Fedele suggests that mobile health, or mHealth programs, may make a difference in promoting healthy behaviors.

PHHP 2017 Superior Accomplishment Award winners named

Published: Feb 28th, 2017

Glenn Ashkanazi, Vera Hemphill, Margaret Odom Renner and Caronne Rush have been named winners in the Health Science Center division.

Globalization may be fueling new epidemics of hepatitis C infection in China

Published: Feb 24th, 2017

Researchers led by Dr. Xinguang “Jim” Chen found that the population dynamics of detected hepatitis C subtypes were consistent with China’s economic growth, increased globalization and health care reform.

Starting Ahead, Staying Ahead

Published: Feb 16th, 2017

UF’s Early Childhood Summit brought together more than 100 scholars, policy makers, advocates, philanthropists and practitioners to create actionable ideas to improve children’s early years.

Study links prediabetes, diabetes in healthy weight adults to sedentary lifestyle

Published: Jan 19th, 2017

Dr. Arch Mainous and colleagues found that low levels of physical activity are associated with higher blood sugar among adults who are at a healthy weight.

Can we delay or prevent dementia?

Published: Jan 13th, 2017

Dr. Adam Woods leads a multi-university clinical trial that investigates whether pairing non-invasive electrical brain stimulation with cognitive training may slow or prevent the onset of dementia.

Health care finance journal dedicates issue to contributions of Louis Gapenski

Published: Jan 5th, 2017

The Journal of Health Care Finance dedicated an entire issue to the legacy of Dr. Louis Gapenski, who passed away April 20.

UF faculty take part in decision to send one million doses of cholera vaccine to Haiti

Published: Jan 3rd, 2017

Drs. J. Glenn Morris and Ira Longini made up part of an international committee convened to recommend strategies to limit the risk of major new cholera epidemics following Hurricane Matthew.

UF Health receives grant for Summer Health Professions Education Program

Published: Dec 12th, 2016

The six UF Health colleges have received a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to develop a free residential program for students who are underrepresented.