PHHP Mandatory Annual Renewals

HIPAA COMPLIANCE (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) and Confidentiality Statement:

All students in the College are required to complete HIPAA on-line training and to sign a HIPAA Confidentiality Agreement. You must complete HIPAA every year you are in the program. The HIPAA training website is located at You must also read and sign the Confidentaility Statement.

Certificate of Completion of HIPAA  and signed Confidentiality Agreement should be turned in to your Department/Program. Instructions for submission will come from your Department/Program.  Please keep a copy of your HIPAA compliance documents. Students in noncompliance will have a hold put in their their record. The College will drop all classes of students remaining in noncompliance by the end of the second week of classes. Please note: Even if you have completed HIPAA at another institution including Shands Hospital, you must repeat the on-line training and sign another confidentiality agreement.



All students must provide TB test results as a condition of their junior year admission. (or to provide documentation from a physician that this test is contraindicated). This TB test needs to be completed by the end of the first week of Fall semester classes.


For any questions regarding Biological Safety at UF, please contact:

Karen Gillis, Biological Safety Officer (
Tel : (352) 392-1591
Fax : (352) 392-3647
Mailing Address:
Building 1079, P.P. Box 112190, Gainesville, FL, 32611-2190

For all BBP exposures in the Gainesville area call 1 866 477-6824 (OUCH) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

UF Biological Safety Webpage:

OSHA regulations: