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Flu vaccination programs have potential to be self-sustaining in Florida

Published: May 23rd, 2016

Dr. Cuc Tran found that school-located influenza vaccination programs led by local health departments could be cost-effective throughout the state.

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A recipe for a healthy community

Published: May 16th, 2016

UF HealthStreet helps North Florida community members access health care and participate in research.

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PHHP Convocation 2016

Published: May 9th, 2016

The College of Public Health and Health Professions celebrated outstanding students and graduates at the annual convocation ceremony April 30.

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Delayed concussion reporting may sideline college athletes for several more days

Published: May 9th, 2016

Breton Asken and colleagues found that college athletes who delayed treatment or removal from play missed an average of five more days of play.

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Study suggests certain people with depression may benefit from exercise

Published: May 4th, 2016

A study led by Dr. Vonetta Dotson found that specific genetic markers that put people at risk for depression may also predict who might benefit from exercise.

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UF mourns passing of Louis Gapenski

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

An internationally-recognized health care finance expert, Dr. Gapenski served on the faculty of the department of health services research, management and policy for nearly 30 years.

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Carolynn Patten receives APTA’s highest honor

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

Dr. Patten has been named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association.

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PHHP graduates named 2016 UF outstanding young alumni

Published: Apr 28th, 2016

Dr. Lisa McTeague and Dr. Barbara Smith were recognized at a UF ceremony April 8.

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Zika present in Americas longer than previously thought

Published: Apr 27th, 2016

Dr. John Lednicky and colleagues found that the Zika virus was present in Haiti prior to March 2015, when the virus was first identified in Brazil. Image: CDC/Cynthia Goldsmith

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Mattia Prosperi wins Illumina Go Mini Scientific Challenge

Published: Apr 26th, 2016

The prize — a MiniSeq DNA sequencer and a Mini Cooper — will be used in a new project that combines emerging pathogens research with HealthStreet’s community engagement program.