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Disparities in breast cancer research

Dr. Elisa Rodriguez and colleagues are working to address the barriers to participation in genetic family linkage studies of breast cancer in African-American women and their families.

Two weeks in Nicaragua

Speech-language pathology student Traci Reynolds spent two weeks in Nicaragua this summer learning how to be an interpreter.

PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

PHHP alumnus Dr. Dan Shapiro will present “What Patients Aren’t Telling Us Because We’re Listening in the Wrong Places: Patients as Teachers, Health Trainees as Filmmakers, and the Video Slam” on Wednesday, September 14 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the HPNP Complex, room G101.

UF speech, hearing clinic offers free hearing loss and lip reading classes

The University of Florida Speech and Hearing Clinic and the Gainesville chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of Florida will offer “Living with Hearing Loss,” a series of free classes for people with hearing impairment. Hearing loss affects 36 million Americans and although the majority of people with hearing loss could be successfully treated with…

Au.D. student teams up with Special Olympics to promote healthy hearing

In June, thousands of athletes gathered in Athens, Greece for the world’s largest sporting event of the year. UF Doctor of Audiology student Kari Morgenstein was there to catch some of the action while providing an important service to the athletes. As a volunteer with the Special Olympics Healthy Hearing team, Morgenstein helped conduct hearing…

EGH faculty go global

From Africa to Bangladesh and Cambodia to Haiti, research faculty in the department of environmental and global health are conducting projects all over the world. Read more about their work in the department’s summer newsletter.

Life after polio

Members of the North Central Florida Post-Polio Support Group offer unique training opportunities for Doctor of Physical Therapy students.

Good news for people who have had a stroke

Patients who have had a stroke can regain walking ability through at-home strength and balance exercise provided by a physical therapist just as well as when they participate in programs that practice the actual task of walking using a treadmill and partial body weight support.