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PHHP Research Day 2019

Published: March 18th, 2019

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


Study examines dengue infection and immunity among children

Published: March 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: March 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.

Researchers examine substance use patterns among people who use cocaine

Published: February 26th, 2019

A new University of Florida study finds a number of complex patterns of polysubstance abuse among people who use cocaine. The findings appear in the journal Addictive Behavior Reports. “Past […]

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PHHP wellness program

Published: February 20th, 2019

The college is launching its first comprehensive, incentive-based wellness program. Learn more and let us know what you think it should be named.

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Thomas Pearson recognized for exceptional mentoring

Published: February 8th, 2019

Dr. Pearson has received the 2019 Epidemiology and Prevention Mentoring Award from the American Heart Association’s Council on Epidemiology and Prevention.

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PHHP 2019 Superior Accomplishment Award winners named

Published: February 7th, 2019

Melissa Naidu and Candice Vogtle were named winners in the health colleges division.

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

Published: January 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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This Month in PHHP

Published: January 23rd, 2019

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

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PHHP Diversity Week 2019

Published: January 22nd, 2019

The college will host a series of events Jan. 28-31 celebrating “Diversity Sparks Innovation.”