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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 […]

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Severe sleep apnea can cause learning challenges for kids

Sleep apnea isn’t just an adult problem. Long known for causing a number of maladies such as daytime fatigue, high blood pressure, and heart and liver problems, new findings by University of Chicago...

Eating seafood once a week may delay memory decline

Go ahead — order the lobster. It just might help you avoid age-related memory loss. Eating a weekly meal of seafood that contains omega-3 fatty acids is linked to a lower risk of cognitive decline,...

Runner’s high uses same system as marijuana

People have long credited endorphins, released during exercise, for the pleasant feeling of the so-called runner’s high. But scientists know that endorphin molecules can’t cross the blood-brain...

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