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PHHP faculty members awarded tenure and promotion

Published: Jun 20th, 2018

Three faculty members were awarded tenure or promotion from the University of Florida for the 2017-2018 cycle.

Dr. John Lednicky

Virus found in Florida resident may be widespread throughout the Southeast

Published: Jun 20th, 2018

A virus first found in Tampa Bay-area mosquitoes that can cause a rash and mild fever has been identified in humans for the first time.


As Venezuela’s public health system collapses, mosquito-borne viruses re-emerge

Published: Jun 18th, 2018

The collapse of Venezuela’s public health system has terrible consequences inside the country, but it also is giving rise to mosquito-borne viruses that could spread to nearby countries.

Liselotte de Wit

Clinical psychology Ph.D. student builds bridge between U.S., Dutch dementia researchers

Published: Jun 5th, 2018

Liselotte de Wit has received a grant from the Alzheimer Nederland Foundation to investigate the implications of implicit memory for memory compensation training.

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This Month in PHHP

Published: May 23rd, 2018

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

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UF receives national fellowship award to improve psychological care for children with diabetes

Published: May 10th, 2018

Dr. Sarah Westen, a clinical psychology Ph.D. grad, will work with mentors to improve patients’ health behaviors and general mental health.

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Alappattu, Bishop receive APTA honors

Published: May 8th, 2018

Dr. Meryl Alappattu and Dr. Mark Bishop have received top awards from the American Physical Therapy Association.

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PHHP students recognized for service to community

Published: May 1st, 2018

Karen Cohen, Jessica Killingsworth and Ilyssa Schatz are recipients of UF’s Presidential Service awards for 2018.

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This Month in PHHP

Published: Apr 25th, 2018

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

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Robinson named UF Research Foundation Professor

Published: 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.