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Recent MPH Grad, Holley Hooks, Accepts Position in Philippines

Holley Hooks, recent MPH graduate, is heading to the Philippines this fall to work! Holley will be working in the Tacloban area with ACT Alliance, an international humanitarian organization that […]


Former Doctoral Student Pablo Saldana Earns Promotion

Dr. Pablo Saldana, an alumnus of the BSCH Department in Rehabilitation Science, was recently promoted to Manager of Patient and Family Centered Care at Nemours Children’s Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. […]

Julie Merten

Julie Merten, PhD

Julie Merten recently completed her PhD in Public Health-Social and Behavioral Sciences. During her doctoral studies at the University of Florida, she studied the prevalence and correlates of skin cancer […]

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Remembering Terry Winkle

“I’m a son, I’m a brother, and I’m a husband, father, friend, an artist, a poet, a pilot, a physician. I’m all of these things and then I’m handicapped. That’s […]

Dr. Young

Dr. Young Earns Promotion

Dr. Mary Ellen Young was promoted to Professor in May. Dr. Young has a long history here at UF and with the Department of Behavioral Science and Community Health. Dr. Young […]

Chandylen Nightingale

Chandylen Nightingale Successfully Defends Dissertation

Chandylen Nightingale recently defended her dissertation and will start a postdoctoral fellowship at Wake Forest School of Medicine in the fall. A life-long gator, Chandy received her B.S. in psychology […]

Health in a Heartbeat

Mice with mohawks

Health-related news stories often end with a disclaimer about how discoveries made in mice may not translate to people. This report also starts with a disclaimer … any mention of the word...

Temperature is key for keeping school lunches safe

You pile on the turkey and cut off the crusts, just the way your little one likes it. Throw in her favorite yogurt cup and tomorrow’s lunch for Pre-K is good to go. Or is it? The results of a new...

Consuming more protein may prevent stroke

Meat lovers rejoice! A new analysis recently suggested that protein-rich diets may reduce a person’s risk of stroke. Now before you whip into the nearest drive-through restaurant for a burger,...

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