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HealthStreet will soon be started in Thailand

July 12, 2016, Professor Dr. Sathirakorn Pongpanich, the Dean of the College of Public Health Sciences at Chulalongkorn University, along with Assistant Professor Dr. Chitlada Areesantichai, Assistant Professor Dr. Usaneya Perngparn, and Visiting Professor Dr. Linda B. Cottler from the University of Florida, USA, met with Chulalongkorn University President Professor…

A Birthday To Remember: HealthStreet’s 4th Year

UF faculty, UF researchers, organizers and the community came together to celebrate HealthStreet’s four years of improving the health of Alachua County as well as four years being at the University of Florida.

Our Community, Our Health focuses on marijuana use

A renowned researcher presented findings on the effects of marijuana on youth development to the UF community Thursday night. In honor of National Recovery Month, prominent researcher Dr. Maureen Boyle presented to a crowd of 40 people various research findings of marijuana used among young people via live stream video.

HealthStreet in Business in the Heart of Florida

“The innovation of HealthStreet is that we are reaching out to people who are usually not given a voice in research,” said Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H., HealthStreet’s founding director and chair of the UF department of epidemiology at the College of Public Health and Health Professions and the College of Medicine.

From the Desk of Our Founder: Believe! … in you

You are never too busy to take care of yourself. You are never too busy to help another woman. I never write articles about myself. I always write about scientific methods, interventions, and study findings. Today, I am writing about me and breast cancer. Cancer is a weird sounding…

MPH student presents HealthStreet research at 3rd Annual Spotlight on Research in Aging

Corrine Rukatnonchai On April 19, the Institute of Aging held a symposium highlighting research in aging. HealthStreet presented a summary analysis of the top self-reported health conditions among 71 individuals aged 60 and over. Arthritis and hypertension were found to be the most commonly self-reported condition among this population, while…