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PHHP Convocation 2018

Published: May 14th, 2018

The College of Public Health and Health Professions celebrated outstanding students and graduates at the annual convocation ceremony May 5.

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

Published: Apr 19th, 2018

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.

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Researchers identify patient factors associated with persistent musculoskeletal pain

Published: Apr 16th, 2018

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

Published: Apr 15th, 2018

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

Research Day 2018

PHHP Research Day/Public Health Day 2018

Published: Apr 11th, 2018

More than 175 students presented research at the college’s combined Research Day and Public Health Day.

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Quick action on concussion symptoms helps athletes recover faster

Published: Apr 5th, 2018

A UF team has found that when college athletes with sports-related concussions cease activities immediately after injury, they miss about three fewer days of competition.

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How much seafood did you eat? Photos jog memory, aid scientific recommendations

Published: Mar 28th, 2018

Knowing how much and what kind of seafood people eat could help experts assess health risks versus benefits of consuming certain seafood products, UF researchers say.

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New resource helps Floridians find transportation options in their communities

Published: Mar 26th, 2018

UF’s I-MAP has teamed with the Florida Department of Transportation to develop FindaRideFlorida.org, which features transportation options in all of Florida’s 67 counties.

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UF receives $8.7 million to improve nutritional quality, food safety in Ethiopia, Burkina Faso

Published: Mar 12th, 2018

Dr. Sarah McKune and colleagues will lead a project focused on chronic gut inflammation among children in Ethiopia.

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PHHP celebrates its 60th anniversary

Published: Feb 6th, 2018