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Vincent Mor

PHHP Research Day 2019

Published: Mar 18th, 2019

Join us for the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ 32nd annual Research Day on Thursday, April 4.

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Study examines dengue infection and immunity among children

Published: Mar 18th, 2019

UF researchers combined a prospective cohort study of children in Nicaragua with epidemiological surveillance data to infer the complete exposure history for each participant. Photo: CDC

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World’s muscle biology experts gather at UF conference

Published: Mar 12th, 2019

The Advances in Skeletal Muscle Biology in Health and Disease Conference brought together junior and senior researchers to discuss multiple aspects of adult muscle biology.

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Venezuela’s next crisis: rampant spread of infectious disease

Published: Jan 31st, 2019

Infectious diseases once under control there are beginning to run rampant and could spread quickly.

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Researchers examine influence of peers and parents on adolescent prescription opioid use

Published: Jan 31st, 2019

The researchers found that females whose parents disapproved of nonmedical use of prescription opioids were less likely to report this behavior, but this was not true for males.

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Sedentary lifestyle cancels out heart benefits of having a normal weight

Published: Jan 8th, 2019

A new study finds low levels of physical activity can put adults with a normal weight at the same risk for heart disease as adults who are overweight.

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UF researchers develop cheap, quick test for Zika

Published: Dec 17th, 2018

The test uses inexpensive, commercially available equipment, including a coffee mug with a USB port, cell phone and LED light. Image: CDC

Dr. Linda Cottler

Linda Cottler begins new chapter

Published: Dec 14th, 2018

She is stepping down from her position as chair of epidemiology and will continue as a professor in the department, PHHP’s associate dean for research and founding director of UF HealthStreet.

Clinicians demonstrate intermittent hypoxia therapy.

When less oxygen heals

Published: Dec 4th, 2018

A novel therapy may strengthen breathing and other movements among those with severe spinal cord injuries and other conditions.

Carissa Slotterback

Dean’s Scholar Lecture Series

Published: Nov 19th, 2018

Dr. Carissa Slotterback will present “Advancing Collaboratively Engaged Research: Implication for Transportation Research Now and in the Future” on Thursday, Dec. 6.