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Linda Cottler

University of Florida receives NIDA training grant in addiction research

Published: Jun 25th, 2019

The University of Florida has received a T32 award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to prepare pre and postdoctoral fellows for careers in research on drug use, addiction, […]

Dr. Robert L. Cook

Medical marijuana: A Catch-22 for Florida residents, researchers

Published: Jun 25th, 2019

Ask nearly any scientist in Florida who wants to conduct clinical research on cannabis, and expect to hear echoes of a similar strain: The status of medical marijuana in the […]

Dr. Robert L. Cook

University of Florida to Lead Marijuana Research Consortium

Published: Jun 25th, 2019

The State University System of Florida Board of Governors has selected the University of Florida to lead a statewide consortium studying health outcomes related to medical marijuana. UF will lead […]

Sonja Rasmussen, MD, MS

Ebola vaccine for pregnant women: one step closer but still more to go

Published: Jun 13th, 2019

In the midst of a deadly epidemic like Ebola, who should get an experimental vaccine that provides protection against the disease 97.5% of the time? The obvious candidates would be […]

Back row, Dr. Mingma Sherpa and Dr. Sonam Lasopa. Front row, Dr. Krishna Vaddiparti, Dr. Sydney Moirangthem and Dr. Senthil Reddi. Photo by Dr. Linda Cottler.

Former UF Fogarty Fellows receive grant to study suicide in Sikkim, India

Published: Jun 7th, 2019

As a hospital clinical psychologist working in Sikkim, a small Indian state nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, Dr. Sonam Lasopa encountered several patients who had attempted suicide. At […]

Linda Cottler

UF joins National Academy of Medicine collaboration to counter opioid crisis

Published: Apr 30th, 2019

The University of Florida is joining a consortium of more than 100 organizations across the United States brought together by the National Academy of Medicine that have declared a commitment […]

Linda Cottler

Cottler wins College on Problems of Drug Dependence mentoring award

Published: Apr 10th, 2019

For exemplary mentoring of fellow researchers in drug dependence, Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H., is the recipient of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence’s 2019 Mentorship Award. She will […]

Dr. Pearson

Thomas Pearson recognized for exceptional mentoring

Published: Feb 8th, 2019

In honor of more than three decades of excellence in mentoring, the American Heart Association’s Council on Epidemiology and Prevention has awarded Thomas A. Pearson, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., the 2019 […]

Cottler at beach

Linda Cottler begins new chapter

Published: Dec 17th, 2018

Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H., FACE, will step down from her position as chair of the department of epidemiology in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions and […]

Drs. Boucher and Prosperi

Drs. Boucher and Prosperi Receive New R01 Grant

Published: Nov 28th, 2018

Associate Professor and Preeminence Faculty of Epidemiology, Mattia Prosperi, MEng, PhD, and Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), Christina Boucher, PhD are MPIs on a new […]