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PHHP faculty members awarded tenure and promotion

Published: Jun 29th, 2015

Several College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty members were awarded tenure or promotion for the 2014-2015 cycle.

Dawn Bowers, David Vaillancourt, training grant directors. UF has received a $1 million NIH grant to establish a doctoral training program for students who are interested in careers in movement disorders research.

New grant supports scholar training in movement disorders research

Published: Jun 29th, 2015

Dr. Dawn Bowers and Dr. David Vaillancourt direct the Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Training in Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration program, which is supported by a a nearly $1 million NIH grant.

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Reshaping the department of speech, language, and hearing sciences

Published: Jun 16th, 2015

Dr. David Guzick explores the story of some of the people involved in giving new shape to the department, including both new and existing faculty.

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UF study shows benefits of multitasking on exercise

Published: Jun 2nd, 2015

In a study of older adults who completed cognitive tasks while cycling on a stationary bike, Dr. Lori Altmann and fellow researchers found that participants’ cycling speed improved with no cost to their cognitive performance.

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When it comes to hearing, diet may trump noise exposure

Published: May 22nd, 2015

Dr. Christopher Spankovich and colleagues found a healthy diet may play a part in preventing hearing loss.

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PHHP Convocation 2015

Published: May 18th, 2015

The College of Public Health and Health Professions celebrated outstanding students and graduates at the annual convocation ceremony May 2.

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Susan Nittrouer named chair of speech, language, and hearing sciences

Published: May 12th, 2015

Dr. Nittrouer, a leading authority on language acquisition, has been appointed chair of the PHHP department of speech, language, and hearing sciences.

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Carolynn Patten named 2015 UF Research Foundation Professor

Published: Apr 30th, 2015

Dr. Patten, an associate professor in the department of physical therapy, is one of 34 UF scientists recognized for a distinguished record of research.

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UF study shows seafood samples had no elevated contaminant levels from oil spill

Published: Apr 28th, 2015

Dr. Andrew Kane and colleagues found that 74 percent of the seafood tested showed no quantifiable levels of oil contaminants at all.

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Outbreak

Published: Apr 23rd, 2015

UF researchers, including PHHP’s Dr. Ira Longini and Dr. Sarah McKune, join the worldwide response to Ebola.