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Brianna Stanley and Anjali Kumar: Few children access free food

There is sometimes a stigma surrounding food insecurity, but it is nonetheless a harsh reality for approximately 12.7 percent of Americans. In Florida the issue is especially pervasive, with a reported 16 percent of people having a limited or uncertain access to adequate food. Luckily, there are numerous local resources…

HealthStreet Undergradute Wins Top Prize at Santa Fe Research Festival

Janice Dalmond, an undergraduate at HealthStreet, presented a poster at the Santa Fe Research in Undergraduate Education (RUE) Research and Creative Scholarly Projects Festival on April 10. Janice is a student in the SF2UF program, the Baccalaureate program between Santa Fe College and the University of Florida…

HealthStreet First Annual Night of Dance

On Aug. 20, 2016, UF HealthStreet hosted a community event in the heart of Gainesville, the first Annual Night of Dance, held at Bo Diddley Plaza. This was an amazing celebration of our community’s diversity, creativity, and commitment to improved health. Around 500 people attended the event, enjoying fun activities and…

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.