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Nathan Smith

University of Florida examines current treatments for personality disorders and substance use disorders

Published: Nov 13th, 2019

Personality disorders and substance use disorders, conditions that frequently occur together, can be highly debilitating. The mortality rate for a person with both conditions is 10 to 15 times higher […]

Bin Yu

Suicide rates among adolescent females higher than previously reported, UF study finds

Published: Sep 13th, 2019

The gender gap in youth suicide is smaller than previous estimates, according to a new University of Florida study that found suicide mortality rates among females ages 10 to 19 […]

Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith receives dissertation grant award

Published: Aug 19th, 2019

NIDA predoctoral fellow Nathan Smith received a dissertation grant award from the National Center for Responsible Gaming. The grant supports the inclusion of a specific aim on social isolation, drug […]

Verlin Jospeh

Epidemiology PhD Student Receives NIDA F-31 Fellowship

Published: May 1st, 2019

PhD student Verlin Joseph received a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) F-31 Fellowship for a project titled, “Patterns of Marijuana Use for HIV/AIDS Pain Management: A Mixed Methods Approach.” […]

Upuli Dissanayake

MSE Student Upuli Dissanayake Published a Letter to the Editor

Published: Apr 1st, 2019

Upuli Dissanayake, a Master of Science in Epidemiology student and a graduate intern for the Neuromedicine Interdisciplinary Clinical & Academic Program (NICAP), published a letter to the editor. The article […]

Yiyang Liu

Researchers examine substance use patterns among people who use cocaine

Published: Feb 26th, 2019

A new University of Florida study finds a number of complex patterns of polysubstance abuse among people who use cocaine. The findings appear in the journal Addictive Behavior Reports. “Past research […]

k. Vaddiparti

College faculty, students recognized during International Education Week

Published: Nov 20th, 2018

The University of Florida International Center honored a College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty member and several graduate students during International Education Week, held November 12 to 16. […]

Mirsada Serdarevic

Mirsada Serdarevic: Why is mental health never a priority?

Published: Nov 19th, 2018

If you are a student or an employee at the University of Florida, there is a good chance you have seen the band practice on their new field as you […]

Sadaf Milani

Newest PhD Graduate Receives Laurence G. Branch Doctoral Student Award

Published: Oct 18th, 2018

Summer 2018 graduate of the PhD in Epidemiology program, Sadaf Milani, PhD, MPH, CPH, recently received an award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) Aging & Public Health Section […]

New Student potluck

Epidemiology New Student Potluck

Published: Oct 18th, 2018

On September 8th, both new and continuing Epidemiology PhD students gathered together to welcome the new cohort of doctoral students and to celebrate their diversity. An array of foods were […]