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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.


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.


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.

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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.

Mongolia camels

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)