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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 […]

Health in a Heartbeat

Brief strolls can undo effects of prolonged sitting

For deskbound office workers, sitting still can be a workplace hazard. The long hours in a chair increase the risk of diabetes, obesity, heart disease, kidney problems and premature death. Now, a new...

Trampoline-related E.R. visits more than double in two decades

Between 2002 and 2011, emergency room visits for injuries from trampoline-related accidents in the United States cost more than $1 billion. Yes, $1 billion. That’s according to a study by Indiana...

New “thermometer” could help diagnose heart attacks

Imagine using a device like a thermometer to diagnose a heart attack. Sound crazy? It might not be. Korean scientists have developed a device inspired by thermometers that could help doctors diagnose...

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