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.
She is stepping down from her position as chair of epidemiology and will continue as a professor in the department, PHHP’s associate dean for research and founding director of UF HealthStreet.
UF’s International Center honored Dr. Krishna Vaddiparti and several graduate students during International Education Week.
Researchers found that 3 percent of 10-18 year-olds had misused opioids in the past 30 days.
The grant supports the next generation of scientists working to address problems related to HIV and alcohol use.
UF's International Center honored a PHHP faculty member and several graduate students during International Education Week.
Dr. Mark Hart and his team found that public health practitioners are actively using Twitter for networking and to share health information with the public.