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Dr. Shantrel Canidate speaks at Black Voices in Research Storytelling Event

As part of its mission to facilitate honest and vulnerable conversations about race, the University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute Diversity and Cultural Competence Council (UF CTSI DC3) presents its inaugural Black Voices in Research Storytelling Event. This event and others like it will serve to underscore the…

Dr. Cindy Prins answers questions about the latest COVID-19 vaccine

And soon, there will be three. Johnson & Johnson recently submitted its COVID-19 vaccine to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization. That step could eventually make it the third vaccine to be approved in the battle against the novel coronavirus pandemic, joining vaccines made by…

Dr. Cindy Prins assesses spaces across UF campus for COVID-19 transmission risks

In her role as the infection preventionist for the UF Health Screen, Test and Protect Program, Cindy Prins, Ph.D., clinical associate professor of epidemiology and assistant dean for educational affairs for the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, offers infection control assessments for UF entities who aim to resume activities throughout campus.

Hu publishes ExWAS of COVID-19 mortality in the United States

Dr. Hui Hu, assistant professor in Epidemiology, recently published in The Science of the Total Environment. Dr. Hu and his co-authors, including current and incoming Epidemiology PhD students Yi Zheng and Xiaoxiao Wen, examined the associations between long-term exposures to 337 environmental variables and nationwide county-level COVID-19 mortality.

Cottler named Association for Clinical and Translational Science president-elect

Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H., FACE, the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions’ associate dean for research and a dean’s professor in the department of epidemiology in PHHP and the College of Medicine, has been named president-elect of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science. Her…

Researchers identify high-need areas for diabetes outreach in Florida and California

Using the Neighborhood Deprivation Index, along with geocoding of primary care providers and endocrinologists, University of Florida and Stanford University researchers have identified areas in Florida and California where people with Type 1 diabetes may have difficulty getting the care and support they need to manage their disease. The findings appear in…