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Department Of Epidemiology

Researchers receive new grant to improve research in underserved communities

A new grant awarded to University of Florida, University of Michigan and University of California, Davis investigators allows for improved training of community health workers to engage minority populations in research where they are often underrepresented and health disparities exist. Community health workers are an important resource for providing basic…

Study examines sex differences in prescription opioid use

A new University of Florida study finds that community-dwelling women are significantly more likely to report using prescription opioids than men. While sex differences at the national level have been examined previously, the UF study is one of the first to evaluate these differences at the community level. The findings…