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Study suggests body fat is better predictor of diabetes risk than BMI

Researchers in health services research, management and policy found that people who have a normal BMI, but a high body fat percentage, were more likely to have prediabetes or diabetes than people who have lower body fat, but a BMI that categorizes them as overweight.

Jason Beneciuk and Mallorey Smith

Researchers identify patient factors associated with persistent musculoskeletal pain

Knowing who is at risk for chronic pain could help clinicians tailor treatments to control pain and limit prescription drug use, researchers say.

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Convocation Spring 2018

This year’s event will be held: Saturday, May 5, 2018 J. Wayne Reitz Union, Grand Ballroom RSVP by April 30

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First Annual PHHP Spring Fling

The Bachelor of Health Science Program welcomed over 130 PHHP Freshmen and Sophomore students to the First Annual PHHP Spring Fling

  • Nine pre-health organizations tabled at the event
  • Students were able to meet with the Directors of BHS-HES, BHS-CMS and BPH
  • PHHP Advisors were there to answer questions
  • Refreshments were served
  • Fun raffle prizes of spring break related Gator swag were given away


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Robinson named UF Research Foundation Professor

Apr 17th, 2018

Dr. Michael Robinson, a professor in the department of clinical and health psychology, is one of 33 UF scientists recognized for a distinguished record of research.

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Public Health Week 2018

Apr 2nd, 2018

The UF Public Health Student Association has planned a fun-filled week to educate students and the public about the contributions of public health to our communities.

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This Month in PHHP

Mar 28th, 2018

Read the March issue for news and updates from the college’s departments and programs.

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Hearoes for Hearing 5K

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PT and Cancer

From 12:00pm until 1:00pm


PHHP Grant Design Studio

From 4:00pm until 5:00pm

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