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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 […]

SBS Doctoral Candidate Kanathy Haney Receives Two Distinctive Honors

Social and Behavioral Science Doctoral Candidate Kanathy Haney has been awarded two distinctive honors, the Palm Beach State College Employee Recognition Committee’s Bravo Award and the 2017 Dr. Martian Luther […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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

What’s in a name? Veggies taste better when given cool monikers

Most people know they should eat vegetables to stay healthy, but many fail to do so. A new report suggests people might be enticed into eating more veggies if there is a little zest — in the name,...

Are your triglycerides too high? Get up and go for a walk

It is well-known that too much sitting, especially for long periods of time, can be bad for your health. Excess sitting has been linked to heart disease, high cholesterol and obesity. New research...

How to avoid back pain on your next vacation

Whether you’re going on vacation, or traveling for business, there is always a risk of developing pesky back or leg pain during long hours sitting in a car or a plane. Staying seated for too long...

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