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Substance abuse lab sets undergraduate students on path toward research careers

Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Every Monday, for three hours, a group of UF undergraduate students meets at UF HealthStreet to learn how to develop research questions, analyze data, and write and present research findings. It is […]

Hui Hu

Faculty member recognized by American Heart Association for excellence in epidemiological research

Published: Mar 12th, 2019

Dr. Hui Hu, an assistant professor in the department of epidemiology at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions and College of Medicine, is the recipient […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kathleen Egan

Researchers examine influence of peers and parents on adolescent prescription opioid use

Published: Jan 31st, 2019

A new University of Florida and East Carolina University study finds that peer approval or disapproval has a strong influence on whether or not adolescents engage in nonmedical use of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Dr. Vicki Osborne

Study examines non-medical opioid use among adolescents

Published: Nov 16th, 2018

A University of Florida study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors finds that 3 percent of 10-18 year-olds had misused opioids in the past 30 days. Most participants reported the […]