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UF mourns passing of leading child psychologist

Published: Aug 18th, 2014

Dr. Stephen Boggs, a national leader in the study of treatment programs for children with behavioral problems and their families, died suddenly August 13.

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UF Health granted $12 million to establish comprehensive sepsis research center

Published: Aug 4th, 2014

Dr. A. Daniel Martin will lead a study on muscle wasting and rehabilitation, one of four main projects to be initiated in the center’s first five years of operation.

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Lindsey Stevens named PHHP’s development director

Published: Aug 4th, 2014

In this role Stevens directs the college’s fundraising efforts and alumni activities.

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Painkiller reduces hypersensitivity to pain in patients with fibromyalgia

Published: Aug 1st, 2014

The findings by Dr. Michael Robinson, Dr. Roland Staud and colleagues bring researchers one step closer to understanding how chronic pain works within people who have fibromyalgia.

Many at-risk heart disease patients say they lack guidance on beneficial aspirin treatment

Published: Jul 14th, 2014

A study led by Dr. Arch Mainous found that only 40 percent of people who were at high risk of cardiovascular disease said they received a doctor recommendation for aspirin therapy.

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UF part of research team that finds equine influenza virus in camels

Published: Jun 30th, 2014

Dr. Gregory Gray and colleagues have identified the first known case of an equine influenza virus in camels. (Photo by Dr. Gray)

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David Janicke named PHHP Doctoral Mentor of the Year

Published: Jun 30th, 2014

Dr. Janicke has served as a dissertation committee chair or member for more than 70 doctoral and master’s students.

PHHP faculty members awarded tenure and promotion

Published: Jun 13th, 2014

Several College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty members were awarded tenure or promotion from the University of Florida for the 2013-2014 cycle.

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UF study: One-third of English adults have prediabetes

Published: Jun 10th, 2014

Dr. Arch G. Mainous and colleagues found that prediabetes rates among English adults rose from about 12 percent in 2003 to 35 percent in 2011.

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UF and The Village launch research program to help older adults improve brain health

Published: Jun 3rd, 2014

UF Health Vitality Mind provides residents of The Village and the community with free cognitive assessments and interventions.