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Shantrel Canidate, Doctoral Student, College of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Behavioral Science and Community Health

Never say quit

Published: Mar 23rd, 2015

Ph.D. student Shantrel Canidate is using her perseverance to pursue her dreams and help prevent HIV/AIDS.

Dr. Anna Yam

Recent Ph.D. graduate authors lead paper in Neuropsychology’s special issue on aging

Published: Mar 19th, 2015

Dr. Anna Yam’s study of everyday cognitive abilities in older adults appeared as the lead article in a special issue dedicated to cognitive aging.

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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.

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UF launches weight-management study for children with asthma who are overweight

Published: Oct 21st, 2014

UF researchers are studying whether weight loss can improve lung function and help control asthma in children who are overweight.

PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

Published: Sep 26th, 2014

Upcoming lectures include presentations by Dr. Sonia Saxena and Dr. Juan Gilbert.