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Ira Longini, Ph. D.

Paper points to most effective vaccine trials for epidemics, including Ebola

Published: Apr 2nd, 2015

Dr. Ira Longini and colleagues outline three methods for deploying vaccine trials in emergency situations.

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UF researchers identify which patients are at risk for continued pain after orthopedic surgery

Published: Mar 16th, 2015

Researchers led by Dr. Steven George have discovered that a combination of genetic and psychological factors play a role in which patients will have prolonged pain.

Community lowers heart disease risks, death rates over 40-year period

Published: Feb 6th, 2015

Dr. Thomas Pearson and colleagues reported the health outcomes associated with a communitywide cardiovascular risk reduction program in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Eugene Dunne

UF study of adults who use drugs finds those with ADHD started using at younger age

Published: Jan 27th, 2015

Led by Eugene Dunne, a Ph.D. student in clinical and health psychology, the study found that adults with a history of ADHD who use drugs started using one to two years earlier.

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Immunizing schoolkids fights flu in others, too

Published: Dec 10th, 2014

Cuc Tran, a Ph.D. student in the department of environmental and global health, and colleagues found that immunizing school-aged children from flu can also protect other segments of the population.

Users can choose one of eight avatars to hear responses to 100 common questions about HIV/AIDS.

Avatars answer common questions about HIV/AIDS

Published: Dec 1st, 2014

The Rural South Public Health Training Center’s avatar project is designed to provide relevant and factual information for patients, and serve as a tool for public health workers.

Margo Klar

UF receives phase II Grand Challenges Explorations funding

Published: Nov 4th, 2014

Margo Klar, a doctoral student in the department of epidemiology, will conduct feasibility testing of a ceramic umbilical cord cutting device she created for use in low-resource countries.

In this biostatistics course, students view online lectures and readings at home and use class time to work on group activities and assignments with instructor Dr. Amy Cantrell on hand to help them work through stumbling blocks.

A new way to learn

Published: Oct 22nd, 2014

PHHP faculty members and students find blended learning classes offer more hands-on opportunities and classroom interaction.

Ira Longini, Ph. D.

Spread of Ebola beyond Africa likely, researchers predict

Published: Sep 11th, 2014

Dr. Ira Longini and colleagues say there is a nearly 20 percent chance that isolated cases will likely make their way to the United States by the end of September.

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Independent living

Published: Aug 15th, 2014

A PHHP alumna and students have teamed up with the Equal Access Clinic to offer occupational therapy for patients who are uninsured or underinsured.