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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 […]


BSCH Builds

BSCH students, faculty and staff braved the rain Saturday morning to assist the Northeast Florida Center for Independent Living (CIL) in building a wooden deck and wheelchair ramp. The project is […]

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Recent News


Hart Delivers Keynote Address at Statewide Education Conference

Dr. Mark Hart, Research Assistant Scientist in BSCH, recently delivered the keynote address as well as hosted a breakout session at the Statewide Department of Education Conference. The conference, held in […]

Celebrating Dr. Curbow

Celebrating Dr. Curbow

After 8 years at the University of Florida, Dr. Barbara Curbow has accepted a Chair Position at the University of Maryland set to begin July 1, 2014.  Dr. Curbow was […]

Nicole Cranley

2014 Shands at UF Auxiliary Scholar

Nicole Cranley was recently awarded the Shands at UF Auxiliary Scholarship. The award is given annually to graduate students, professional students and undergraduate juniors and seniors within UF’s College of […]

Health in a Heartbeat

Tattoos are no longer taboo

According to a February 2012 poll, one in five American adults has a tattoo. Clearly, tattoos in our society are no longer taboo and reserved for the daring … and dedicated … minority. To make...

Cutting down on sugary drinks can reap benefits

A cold soft drink is hard to resist … especially on a hot day. The trouble is, sugar-sweetened sodas, sports drinks, and even flavored milk and coffee are among the largest sources of added sugar in...

Glass-half-full partners better for health

It’s been shown that being optimistic can be beneficial for your attitude … and your body. But did you ever think these positive vibes were contagious? Now, researchers are finding that even just...

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