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Finding Their Own Voice: MPH Students Launch Public Health Blog

One of the major responsibilities of public health workers is to educate about a wide range of issues, from health policy to the latest infectious disease outbreak. Increasingly so, Americans […]

One Cow, One Family: Program Evaluation in Rwanda

There isn’t just one job trajectory for students in the Department of Behavioral Science and Community Health; the department prepares students for all different kinds of real-world challenges. Kelsea LeBeau […]

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 […]

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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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

Menopause can cause brain fog

Ladies, listen up: It’s not just you. Evidence is mounting that brain fog resulting from menopause is real, according to a study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General...

Mediterranean diet, coffee could ward off macular degeneration

Olive oil, fish, veggies, whole grains and coffee might just be the recipe for not only optimum heart health but excellent eye health, too, according to a study from the American Academy of...

Does regular mammography screening cause over diagnosis?

In 2015, the American Cancer Society revised its breast cancer screening guidelines to recommend women start yearly mammograms at age 45, instead of 40. After age 55, a mammogram every other year is...

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