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Esther Piervil: UF Health Shands Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

Published: Jan 23rd, 2017

BSCH doctoral candidate Esther Piervil, was awarded the UF Health Shands Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship for 2016-2017 in recognition of her strong commitment to the ideals and endeavors of the health professions.Her research interests focus on improving health outcomes related to chronic disease […]

BSCH PhD Graduate, Dr. Jennifer Nguyen

Published: May 15th, 2015

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 […]

Sarah Deatherage, Champion for Change

Published: Apr 18th, 2015

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 […]

BSCH Students Present Research at 2015 PHHP Research Day

Published: Apr 15th, 2015

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

Published: Apr 6th, 2015

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 […]

BSCH Students Present at Florida Society of Social Sciences Conference

Published: Mar 31st, 2015

Doctoral student Esther Piervil presented research at the Florida Society of Social Sciences, 10th Annual Conference of the Social Sciences on Saturday 3/21/2015. The conference, themed “Building Bridges: Collaborating Across Disciplines” […]

Shantrel Canidate Featured in UFHealth Post Magazine

Shantrel Canidate Featured in UFHealth Post Magazine

Published: Mar 27th, 2015

BSCH doctoral student Shantrel Canidate was recently featured on the PHHP Website and in the PHHP Newsletter. The pieces highlight her journey from MPH student to receiving an NIH grant for […]

Nicole Cranley Accepted into Graduate Honor Society

Published: Mar 20th, 2015

BSCH doctoral student Nicole Cranley was accepted into Alpha Epsilon Lambda, a National Honor Society of Graduate and Professional School Students. Founded here at UF in 1990, the mission is […]

Alum Working in Wellness with AmeriCorps

Published: Feb 23rd, 2015

Recent UF graduate and BSCH research assistant Johanzynn Gatewood is serving as an AmeriCorps volunteer working on a health and wellness initiative in California. Currently, Johanzynn is developing a wellness […]

Erica Kiernan and Karishma Chhabria win SHARC Conference Award

Published: Feb 13th, 2015

Behavioral Science and Community Health doctoral students Erica Kiernan (pictured left with the other award winners) and Karishma Chhabria were awarded third place for their poster at the recent Southern HIV […]