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BSCH Adds Two New Doctoral Students

Published: Oct 10th, 2014

The department added two new doctoral students this August, Karishma Chhabria and Esther Piervil (pictured left).  Karishma Chhabria, originally from India, earned her Bachelor in Pharmacy degree from University of […]

Shantrel Canidate Awarded NIH Diversity Supplement

Published: Sep 30th, 2014

BSCH Doctoral student Shantrel Canidate was recently awarded a 2-year Diversity Supplement from NIH. The diversity supplement will support mentoring and supervised research experience. Per the NIAAA website : “Diversity […]

Doc Students Publish Piece on Music Interventions in Quality of Life Care

Doc Students Publish Piece on Music Interventions in Quality of Life Care

Published: Sep 29th, 2014

After recent BSCH doctoral graduate, Dr. Chandylen Nightingale, was invited to write a review manuscript for OA Alternative Medicine, she formed a team of doctoral students and faculty from the […]

Recent MPH Grad, Holley Hooks, Accepts Position in Philippines

Published: Sep 11th, 2014

Holley Hooks, recent MPH graduate, is heading to the Philippines this fall to work! Holley will be working in the Tacloban area with ACT Alliance, an international humanitarian organization that […]

Julie Merten, PhD

Published: Aug 14th, 2014

Julie Merten recently completed her PhD in Public Health-Social and Behavioral Sciences. During her doctoral studies at the University of Florida, she studied the prevalence and correlates of skin cancer […]

Chandylen Nightingale Successfully Defends Dissertation

Published: Jul 21st, 2014

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 […]

2014 Shands at UF Auxiliary Scholar

Published: Jun 18th, 2014

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 […]

BSCH Doctoral Student Volunteers in Haiti

Published: Jun 13th, 2014

Doctoral student Jessie King spent part of her summer break volunteering alongside fifteen other UF students in Haiti. The group traveled to Jacmel, Haiti for ten days to assist local […]

Hookah, Where Are We Now?

Published: Jun 1st, 2014

Thalia Smith, a doctoral student in Behavioral Science and Community Health was an invited guest speaker at the Tobacco Treatment Specialist Recertification Conference by FSU AHEC (Florida State University Area […]

2014 MPH – Social and Behavioral Science Graduates

Published: May 22nd, 2014

Fourteen students completed their MPH-SBS degrees in May 2014.  After finishing their coursework in the fall, each student completed a 3-month internship and special project prior to poster presentations and […]