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Meryl Alappattu and Mark Bishop

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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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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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.

Jason Beneciuk and Mallorey Smith

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.

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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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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PHHP Research Day 2018

Published: Mar 26th, 2018

Join us for the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ 31st annual Research Day on Friday, April 6.

CAGED research team

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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Zika virus likely transmitted through breast milk, report finds

Published: Feb 23rd, 2018

A study by Dr. John Lednicky provides further evidence of Zika virus transmission through breast milk.

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One in five older adults experience brain network weakening following knee replacement surgery

Published: Feb 6th, 2018

The UF team found that 23 percent of patients experienced a decline in at least one brain network.