SBS MPH Graduate Johanzynn Gatewood Interns at CNN

Recent MPH Spring 2017 Graduate Johanzynn Gatewood had the wonderful opportunity to intern at the CNN health and Medical News unit of CNN based in Atlanta Georgia. This special unit […]

SBS Doctoral Candidate Kanathy Haney Receives Two Distinctive Honors

Social and Behavioral Science Doctoral Candidate Kanathy Haney has been awarded two distinctive honors, the Palm Beach State College Employee Recognition Committee’s Bravo Award and the 2017 Dr. Martian Luther […]

Esther Piervil: UF Health Shands Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

BSCH doctoral candidate Esther Piervil, was awarded the UF Health Shands Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship for 2016-2017 in recognition of her strong commitment to the ideals and endeavors of the health professions.Her research interests focus on improving health outcomes related to chronic disease […]

Finding Their Own Voice: MPH Students Launch Public Health Blog

One of the major responsibilities of public health workers is to educate about a wide range of issues, from health policy to the latest infectious disease outbreak. Increasingly so, Americans […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Health in a Heartbeat

Runner’s high uses same system as marijuana

People have long credited endorphins, released during exercise, for the pleasant feeling of the so-called runner’s high. But scientists know that endorphin molecules can’t cross the blood-brain...

Looking for a longer life and a smaller waist? Fasting may be the answer.

Can drastically cutting back on calories really help you turn back the clock? Research suggests the benefits of fasting may be more than a smaller waistline; they could include a longer lifespan....

In as little as a week, popular meds can boost heart attack risk

Perhaps you’ve heard that an aspirin a day can help keep the doctor away. If so, you may wish to reconsider. A new study published in the British Medical Journal reports that using some...

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