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Does daily exercise cut back on older adults’ sedentary life? Study: not so much

Published: Jul 18th, 2017

Increasing moderate-intensity exercise in older adults led to little reduction in the overall time they spent in sedentary activity.

OT students meet with UF faculty and local practitioners to discuss career opportunities.

UF launches doctoral degree in occupational therapy

Published: Jul 10th, 2017

The college has received approval to offer the Doctor of Occupational Therapy, the first such degree program offered by a Florida public institution.

Provider’s preference for pain therapy can influence patient’s results

Published: Jun 21st, 2017

A health care provider’s beliefs about a particular treatment may have a strong influence on the patient’s outcome, according to a study by researchers in the department of physical therapy.

Study links getting drunk at early age to increased risk of premature death

Published: Jun 14th, 2017

People who first became intoxicated before age 15 may have a greater risk of dying prematurely, according to a study led by UF researchers in the department of epidemiology.

One blood pressure drug therapy associated with lower follow-up visit, hospitalization costs

Published: May 30th, 2017

Dr. Kalyani Sonawane and colleagues found that one drug therapy outshines other strategies in patients whose blood pressure isn’t well-controlled with initial drug treatment.

One breast cancer radiation therapy leads others in cost-effectiveness, quality of life

Published: May 24th, 2017

In Dr. Ashish Deshmukh’s study of three radiation therapies, one treatment offers the most value based on health outcomes, cost-effectiveness and quality of life.

PHHP Convocation 2017

Published: May 5th, 2017

The College of Public Health and Health Professions celebrated outstanding students and graduates at the annual convocation ceremony April 29.

Fostering young service dogs a labor of puppy love for PHHP students

Published: Apr 26th, 2017

Morgan Montaudo and Emily Kartiganer are fostering golden retrievers who will eventually become service dogs for people with disabilities.

Analysis looks at Zika’s introduction to Americas, predicts microcephaly cases

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

UF researchers have developed a model mapping the spread of Zika virus and the number of microcephaly cases that will occur by the end of the year. Photo: James Gathany/CDC

PHHP Research Day 2017

Published: Apr 17th, 2017

More than 100 students presented research at the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ 30th annual Research Day.