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Chris Delcher

Prescription drug monitoring programs not shown to affect drug overdoses

Published: May 21st, 2018

Amid a raging opioid epidemic, every state has now established a drug-monitoring database to encourage safer prescribing and to reduce abuse. Yet, there is scant evidence that such programs are […]

2018 PhD graduates

Epidemiology PhD Graduates Earn Prestigious Awards at Convocation

Published: May 17th, 2018

Three Epidemiology doctoral students graduated May 4th: Jacob Ball, Vicki Osborne, and Sheldon Waugh. Both Jacob and Sheldon have accepted positions at the Army Public Health Center in Baltimore Maryland, […]

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. […]

Journals

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 […]

Chris Delcher

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’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). […]

Drs. Sherrilene Classen and Sonam Lasopa Named PHHP 2017 Outstanding Alumnae

Published: Sep 5th, 2017

The College of Public Health and Health Professions is pleased to announce the PHHP Outstanding Alumni for 2017. They will be honored at a ceremony during the college’s alumni reunion […]

Does daily exercise cut back on older adults’ sedentary life? Study: not so much

Published: Jul 18th, 2017

It looks like it might be tougher than anyone thought to lure older adults away from binge-watching TV shows and other sedentary activities. Increasing moderate-intensity exercise in older adults led […]

MSE Graduate Wins New Investigator Award from APIC

Published: Jun 21st, 2017

Marko Predic, an MSE graduate in the class of fall 2016, recently won a New Investigator Award for an abstract submitted to the Association of Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) […]

Chris Delcher

Federal Law Regulating a Chemical Needed to Make Cocaine Helps Protect Mothers and Babies

Published: May 16th, 2017

Federal regulation of a chemical used in the illegal manufacture of cocaine appears to have helped lower cocaine-related hospital stays for new mothers and babies in the United States. Chris […]