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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.

PHHP faculty members honored during International Education Week

Published: Dec 9th, 2016

Dr. Claudia Senesac received the college’s International Educator of the Year award, and Dr. Elizabeth Wood took a top prize in the Global Culture Photo Contest.

Alexander, Rush named PHHP Employees of the Year

Published: Dec 5th, 2016

Sharla Alexander and Caronne Rush were honored at the college’s annual staff and faculty appreciation dinner.

UF to receive nearly $10 million for new agricultural safety and health center

Published: Nov 29th, 2016

The grant will allow researchers to explore the occupational safety and health of people working in agriculture, fishing and forestry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and North and South Carolina.

Mainous receives mentoring award from leading primary care research association

Published: Nov 17th, 2016

Dr. Arch G. Mainous was awarded the Distinguished Mentor Award from the North American Primary Care Research Group.