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Master of Science in Epidemiology applications now open for rolling admissions

Published: May 13th, 2019

The Department of Epidemiology is accepting applications from prospective Master of Science in Epidemiology students wishing to enroll in Fall 2019.

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UF HealthStreet joins Melrose fire department in unique community health collaboration

Published: May 1st, 2019

UF HealthStreet has entered into a unique collaboration with the Melrose Volunteer Fire Department to train off-duty firefighters as certified community health workers, or CHWs. Serving as part-time CHWs, the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]