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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.

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.

PHHP 2017 Superior Accomplishment Award winners named

Published: Feb 28th, 2017

Glenn Ashkanazi, Vera Hemphill, Margaret Odom Renner and Caronne Rush have been named winners in the Health Science Center division.

PHHP faculty members honored during International Education Week

Published: Dec 9th, 2016

Dr. Claudia Senesac received the college’s International Educator of the Year award, and Dr. Elizabeth Wood took a top prize in the Global Culture Photo Contest.

Alexander, Rush named PHHP Employees of the Year

Published: Dec 5th, 2016

Sharla Alexander and Caronne Rush were honored at the college’s annual staff and faculty appreciation dinner.

UF to receive nearly $10 million for new agricultural safety and health center

Published: Nov 29th, 2016

The grant will allow researchers to explore the occupational safety and health of people working in agriculture, fishing and forestry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and North and South Carolina.

Ancient strain of cholera likely present in Haiti since colonial era

Published: Oct 28th, 2016

UF infectious disease researchers have found that a non-virulent variant of cholera has likely been present in Haitian aquatic environments for several hundred years.

Dr. John Lednicky

New mosquito-borne disease detected in Haiti

Published: Sep 15th, 2016

Dr. John Lednicky and colleagues have identified Haiti’s first case of the Mayaro virus.

Zika virus: Only a few small outbreaks likely to occur in the continental US

Published: Sep 13th, 2016

Writing for The Conversation, Dr. Natalie Dean, Dr. Ira Longini and colleagues project only small Zika outbreaks from mosquito transmission in the continental U.S.

Flu vaccination programs have potential to be self-sustaining in Florida

Published: May 23rd, 2016

Dr. Cuc Tran found that school-located influenza vaccination programs led by local health departments could be cost-effective throughout the state.