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PHHP faculty, students earn UF International Center awards

Published: Dec 7th, 2017

The University of Florida International Center honored a College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty member and several graduate students during its International Education Week celebration held in November. Linda B. […]

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Florida Epidemiology Students Achieve 100 Percent Publication Rate in 2016 – 2017

Published: Dec 6th, 2017

The 2016 – 2017 academic year was a busy time for the doctoral students in the department of epidemiology at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health […]

To lift kids out of poverty, adults must be able to work

Published: Dec 5th, 2017

The poor often put health concerns on the back burner The ability to lift children out of poverty depends, in part, on the physical and mental health of their parents […]

Florida may miss federal goal of more doctors using state’s prescription drug database

Published: Nov 27th, 2017

Amid an opioid epidemic in Florida, physicians and pharmacists are only making limited use of a statewide database meant to deter prescription drug abuse, University of Florida Health researchers have found. That […]

Epidemiology Celebrates Students, Trainees, and Faculty at Fall Celebration

Published: Nov 20th, 2017

As a show of appreciation for Epidemiology’s PhD, MSE, and MPH students, pre- and post-doctoral fellows, and graduate faculty, the Department of Epidemiology hosted its annual Fall Celebration the weekend […]

Epidemiology’s First Graduate Awarded NIMHD R01 Grant

Published: Nov 20th, 2017

Jennifer M. Reingle Gonzalez, PhD, the Department of Epidemiology’s first PhD graduate, recently received a $3.3 million R01 grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). […]

Department of Epidemiology Well-Represented at APHA Annual Meeting

Published: Nov 20th, 2017

The American Public Health Association (APHA) 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo was held this November in Atlanta, Georgia. Numerous Epidemiology PhD, MSE, and MPH students and faculty attended the meeting […]

UF studies explore how public health professionals use Twitter for professional development, public education

Published: Nov 7th, 2017

Public health practitioners are actively using Twitter as a platform for networking and development, allowing them to overcome some barriers to professional growth, such as reduced staffing, according to research […]

How love and support helped UF Health couple land prestigious K awards

Published: Oct 26th, 2017

National Institutes of Health-funded Career Development Awards, or K awards, can be a game-changer for junior faculty members who are trying to initiate research careers. The prestigious awards provide invaluable […]

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UF launches new study of marijuana’s health effects in people with HIV

Published: Oct 24th, 2017

In January, Florida’s Amendment 2 took effect, granting citizens with serious illnesses, including HIV, legal access to medical marijuana. While there is some evidence that marijuana may improve HIV-related symptoms, […]