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Published: Apr 23rd, 2015

UF researchers, including PHHP’s Dr. Ira Longini and Dr. Sarah McKune, join the worldwide response to Ebola.


Parent training program reduces behavior problems in children with autism spectrum disorder

Published: Apr 21st, 2015

Dr. Cynthia Johnson and colleagues found the program reduced serious behavior problems by nearly 70 percent.

PHHP Research Day

PHHP Research Day 2015

Published: Apr 14th, 2015

More than 100 students presented research at the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ 28th annual Research Day.

Smith, Glenn

Glenn Smith appointed chair of clinical and health psychology

Published: Apr 13th, 2015

Dr. Smith, an internationally recognized neuropsychologist and dementia researcher, has been named the Elizabeth Faulk Professor and chair of the PHHP department of clinical and health psychology.


Researchers unpack the genetics of a flu virus

Published: Apr 9th, 2015

Dr. John Lednicky and fellow researchers have discovered a mutation in the influenza virus that allowed it to infect patients’ lower respiratory tracts, causing more severe illness.


UF study: More Florida teens using e-cigarettes

Published: Apr 6th, 2015

Researchers led by Dr. Tracey Barnett found that 12 percent of high school students reported trying e-cigarettes, up from 8 percent the previous year.

Ira Longini, Ph. D.

Paper points to most effective vaccine trials for epidemics, including Ebola

Published: Apr 2nd, 2015

Dr. Ira Longini and colleagues outline three methods for deploying vaccine trials in emergency situations.

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.


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.