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Sherrilene Classen named UF chair of occupational therapy

Published: Jun 16th, 2016

Dr. Classen, an internationally recognized scientist in driving rehabilitation, begins her UF post on Jan. 2.

Dr. Yan Wang

UF researcher receives early stage investigator award for study in rural China

Published: May 31st, 2016

Dr. Yan Wang received the Matilda White Riley Early Stage Investigator Honor from the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research.

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Flu vaccination programs have potential to be self-sustaining in Florida

Published: May 23rd, 2016

Dr. Cuc Tran found that school-located influenza vaccination programs led by local health departments could be cost-effective throughout the state.

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A recipe for a healthy community

Published: May 16th, 2016

UF HealthStreet helps North Florida community members access health care and participate in research.

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Delayed concussion reporting may sideline college athletes for several more days

Published: May 9th, 2016

Breton Asken and colleagues found that college athletes who delayed treatment or removal from play missed an average of five more days of play.

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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.