SBS Doctoral Student Attends International Conference on Obesity

  Stephanie A. Lee, SBS third year doctoral student, had the opportunity to present a research poster on Thursday, November 2 at the Obesity Week conference in Washington, DC under […]


MPH Student Carlyn Ellison Volunteers During Hurricane Irma

Carlyn Ellison, a second year Social Behavioral Science Master’s of Public Health student in the College of Public Health and Health Professions, had just signed up as an American Red Cross volunteer […]

SBS MPH Student Dawit Rumicha Honored as an Emerging Scholar

First-year MPH SBS concentration student Dawit Rumicha, was honored as an Emerging Scholar at the 2017 International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations at the University of Toronto. […]

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 […]

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SBS Core Faculty Wins First Place in Early Career Lightning Talk Competition

SBS Core Faculty Wins First Place in Early Career Lightning Talk Competition

     Dr. Kathryn Ross, assistant professor in Social and Behavioral Sciences and Clinical and Health Psychology, won first place in the Early Career Lightning Talk Competition at Obesity Week, the joint […]

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 […]

Health in a Heartbeat

Air pollution wipes out health benefits of walking on city streets

Just as in real estate, it seems a key component to success in exercise may come down to three little words: location, location, location. British researchers took two groups of older adults, ages 60...

How much sleep do you need? It depends on your genes

Some people wilt with less than eight hours of sleep, while others thrive energetically with only six hours. What gives? While all humans need sleep to survive, the number of hours of sleep an...

For a healthy brain, veg out — on salad

Many of us heard early on from mom that we should eat our veggies, but rarely did mom say WHY we needed to eat them, beyond telling us that they are “good for you.” Now mom might have another...

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