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Department Of Epidemiology

PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

Dr. Norman Sartorius will present “Public health efforts to fight the stigma of mental disorders” on Monday, Jan. 28 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the HPNP Complex, room G101.

Breast cancer screening in the news

In a Gainesville Guardian opinion piece, Dr. Linda Cottler, chair of epidemiology, describes the importance of mammograms and early detection.

Students collaborate across disciplines in new projects

Two interdisciplinary teams of PHHP graduate students have received funding for community-based research projects from “Bridging Public Health and Health Professions,” a grant award program administered by the college’s Collaboration Committee.

Developing new pathways to care

Dr. Catherine Striley is investigating ways to remove barriers to care and provide people with resources to empower themselves and improve their health and quality of life.

The kindest cut

Ph.D. student Margo Klar received a $100,000 Gates Foundation grant to develop a new umbilical cord cutting device that may save the lives of thousands of newborns in developing countries.

UF launches HealthStreet

On Nov. 21, UF faculty and administrators were joined by community members and Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe to celebrate the launch of HealthStreet, a new community engagement initiative from the UF department of epidemiology. HealthStreet is designed to reduce disparities in health care and research. Community Health Workers talk to…