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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.

Dr. Carolynn Patten

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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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.

PHHP Research Day 2016

PHHP Research Day 2016

Published: Apr 14th, 2016

Nearly 100 students presented research at the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ 29th annual Research Day.

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Fuller named UF Research Foundation Professor

Published: Apr 13th, 2016

Dr. David Fuller, a professor in the department of physical therapy and director of the rehabilitation science Ph.D. program, is one of 34 UF scientists recognized for a distinguished record of research.

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Bowers receives UF Doctoral Mentoring Award

Published: Mar 31st, 2016

Dr. Dawn Bowers, a professor in the department of clinical and health psychology, is one of five faculty members to receive the UF Graduate School’s 2015-2016 Doctoral Mentoring Award for excellence, innovation and effectiveness in mentoring.

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UN’s interventions in Sierra Leone significantly slowed Ebola

Published: Mar 28th, 2016

A study by Dr. Yang Yang and colleagues found that the United Nations’ actions in Sierra Leone led to a dramatic drop in the transmission of the disease.
UN Photo/Martine Perret

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PHHP Research Day 2016

Published: Mar 23rd, 2016

Join us for the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ 29th annual Research Day on Wednesday, April 13.

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Doctors aren’t diagnosing or treating most cases of prediabetes

Published: Mar 7th, 2016

A study led by Dr. Arch Mainous finds that less than one-quarter of patients who met the criteria for prediabetes received drug or lifestyle modification treatment from their primary care physician.