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Dr. Claudia Senesac and Dr. Elizabeth Wood

PHHP faculty members honored during International Education Week

Published: Dec 9th, 2016

Dr. Claudia Senesac received the college’s International Educator of the Year award, and Dr. Elizabeth Wood took a top prize in the Global Culture Photo Contest.


Alexander, Rush named PHHP Employees of the Year

Published: Dec 5th, 2016

Sharla Alexander and Caronne Rush were honored at the college’s annual staff and faculty appreciation dinner.

Dr. Arch Mainous III

Mainous receives mentoring award from leading primary care research association

Published: Nov 17th, 2016

Dr. Arch G. Mainous was awarded the Distinguished Mentor Award from the North American Primary Care Research Group.

Dr. Linda Cottler at the honorary doctoral degree ceremony at Chulalongkorn University.

Cottler awarded honorary doctoral degree from Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University

Published: Nov 17th, 2016

Dr. Linda B. Cottler was awarded an honorary doctoral degree in public health from Thailand’s leading research university.

Joanne Foss and Emily Pugh

Foss, Pugh named fellows of American Occupational Therapy Association

Published: Nov 8th, 2016

Joanne J. Foss, Ph.D., OTR/L, and Emily S. Pugh, M.A., OTR/L, have been elected to receive the Roster of Fellows award from the AOTA.

CarFit 2015

UF OT program to offer free vehicle checks for older drivers

Published: Nov 1st, 2016

The department of occupational therapy will offer CarFit, a free national program, on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Recreation Center in Gainesville.


Why Zika has infected so many people in Puerto Rico

Published: Oct 28th, 2016

Writing for The Conversation, epidemiology doctoral student Diana Rojas explains the environmental, social, political and cultural factors behind Zika’s spread in Puerto Rico.

Dr. Ira Longini

UF researcher and collaborators win Aspen Institute Italia Award for Ebola research

Published: Oct 26th, 2016

The Aspen Institute Italia honored Dr. Ira Longini and his team for scientific research and collaboration between Italy and the United States.


Haiti hurricane relief

Published: Oct 13th, 2016

PHHP and the Emerging Pathogens Institute are working to provide assistance to Haiti following the devastating impact of Hurricane Matthew.

Dr. Claudia Senesac arranged for her students to talk with Duchenne advocates Dylan Miceli-Nelson, 15, and Austin Leclaire, 17.

Beyond the classroom

Published: Sep 30th, 2016

DPT students gain new insights on research and the patient experience at a unique muscular dystrophy conference.