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One in five older adults experience brain network weakening following knee replacement surgery

Published: Feb 6th, 2018

The UF team found that 23 percent of patients experienced a decline in at least one brain network.

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Study suggests maintenance period after weight loss is much shorter than hoped

Published: Jan 17th, 2018

Dr. Kathryn Ross found that participants in a weight loss program started regaining weight much sooner than expected.

$2 million grant to help researchers identify older adults at risk for cognitive changes after surgery

Published: Nov 15th, 2017

Dr. Catherine Price and Dr. Patrick Tighe are applying a novel twist to a well-known cognitive screening test.

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Concussions and CTE: More complicated than even the experts know

Published: Aug 1st, 2017

A study of the brains of deceased NFL players raised concerns once again about concussions. Writing for The Conversation, Dr. Russell Bauer and Dr. Michael Jaffee argue there is still a lot we don’t know.

Helpful habits

Published: May 16th, 2017

The HABIT program, developed by Dr. Glenn Smith, is helping people with mild cognitive impairment maximize their cognitive function.

Fedele receives UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

Dr. David Fedele is a 2017 recipient of the Excellence Award for Assistant Professors, presented by UF’s Provost’s Office.

PHHP graduates named 2017 UF outstanding young alumni

Published: Apr 11th, 2017

The UF Alumni Association honored Dr. Mary Brinkmeyer and Dr. Arun Jayaraman at a ceremony held April 8.

Mobile health apps show promise for improving health outcomes

Published: Mar 20th, 2017

Research led by Dr. David Fedele suggests that mobile health, or mHealth programs, may make a difference in promoting healthy behaviors.

PHHP 2017 Superior Accomplishment Award winners named

Published: Feb 28th, 2017

Glenn Ashkanazi, Vera Hemphill, Margaret Odom Renner and Caronne Rush have been named winners in the Health Science Center division.

Starting Ahead, Staying Ahead

Published: Feb 16th, 2017

UF’s Early Childhood Summit brought together more than 100 scholars, policy makers, advocates, philanthropists and practitioners to create actionable ideas to improve children’s early years.