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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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One Cow, One Family: Program Evaluation in Rwanda

There isn’t just one job trajectory for students in the Department of Behavioral Science and Community Health; the department prepares students for all different kinds of real-world challenges. Kelsea LeBeau […]

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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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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 […]

Health in a Heartbeat

Years carrying excess pounds could contribute to cancer

Women looking for some extra motivation to lose weight might consider this: A new study shows the longer those pounds stay on, the higher the risk for breast, endometrial, colon and kidney cancers....

When traffic backs up, pollution builds up inside cars

As the traffic jam grows longer, you fuss, fume and complain about the inconvenience. But traffic jams pose a threat to more than just your blood pressure and sanity: As your car sits, unhealthy air...

Thirsty? Put down the soda and pick up the water

Drinking just one glass of water instead of a sugar-laden beverage every day may help you lose weight and improve your health, suggests a study by researchers from Virginia Tech and the University of...

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