They will be honored at a ceremony during the college’s alumni reunion on October 5.
Based on the UF findings, the male-to-female gender gap in suicide among adolescents has been reduced from 3-to-1 to 2-to-1.
Eight college faculty members earned the University Term Professor distinction.
Seven faculty members were awarded tenure or promotion from the University of Florida for the 2018-19 cycle.
The consortium will be composed of public and private universities engaged in research on clinical outcomes of medical marijuana.
Dr. Sonam Lasopa and Dr. Senthil Reddi will lead a new a statewide program to understand the causes of suicide and suicide attempts among people in Sikkim.
UF is among 100 institutions who have joined the Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic.
STOMP Research Lab recruits and trains students from historically underrepresented and/or disadvantaged backgrounds to go on to research careers in public health and medicine.
Dr. Pearson has received the 2019 Epidemiology and Prevention Mentoring Award from the American Heart Association’s Council on Epidemiology and Prevention.
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.