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Shantrel Canidate: UF Health Shands Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

BSCH doctoral student Shantrel Canidate was recently awarded the UF Health Shands Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship. She was presented the award at the UF PHHP Convocation May 2. The award is […]

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BSCH PhD Graduate, Dr. Jennifer Nguyen

Congratulations to the most recent BSCH doctoral graduate, Jenn Nguyen, who graduated April 30th. For her dissertation research, Jenn analyzed the eHEALS, an instrument designed to measure eHealth literacy. Her […]

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Sarah Deatherage, Champion for Change

Sarah Deatherage, a master’s in public health student in the social and behavioral sciences track, received a 2015 University of Florida Champions for Change award presented by UF’s Office of […]

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BSCH Doctoral Students Accepted into Academic Honor Society

BSCH doctoral students Shantrel Canidate and Sabrina Islam were inducted into UF’s Chapter of the Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society. The society was established to educate members about career […]

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BSCH Students Present Research at 2015 PHHP Research Day

BSCH was well represented by MPH and Doctoral students at this year’s PHHP Research Day. Two MPH students and nine doctoral students presented work. Check out each of the presenters […]

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Dr. Tracey Barnett Publishes in American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Assistant professor Tracey Barnett recently published findings from the 2013 Florida Youth Tobacco Survey that indicate electronic cigarette use is rising among adolescents, with 12% of Florida high school students […]

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Comprehensive sex education can be effective

“Don’t have sex,” the coach in the movie Mean Girls cautions a classroom of students, “or else you’ll get pregnant and die!” The truth is, having sex doesn’t kill you. But only one-fifth...

Kids’ urinary tract infections are increasingly drug resistant

Urinary tract infections, a fairly common ailment in children, are getting tougher to treat. A study published recently in the British Medical Journal found that pediatric urinary tract infections...

Clean air: don’t take it for granted

For most North Americans, it’s probably hard to imagine an environment where the air is so dirty every day that it makes you sick. But for many people throughout the world, foul air is a daily...

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