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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 […]

Dr. Young Earns Promotion

Published: Jul 28th, 2014

Dr. Mary Ellen Young was promoted to Professor in May. Dr. Young has a long history here at UF and with the Department of Behavioral Science and Community Health. Dr. Young […]

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 […]

BSCH Builds

Published: Jul 17th, 2014

BSCH students, faculty and staff braved the rain Saturday morning to assist the Northeast Florida Center for Independent Living (CIL) in building a wooden deck and wheelchair ramp. The project is […]

Hart Delivers Keynote Address at Statewide Education Conference

Published: Jul 3rd, 2014

Dr. Mark Hart, Research Assistant Scientist in BSCH, recently delivered the keynote address as well as hosted a breakout session at the Statewide Department of Education Conference. The conference, held in […]

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 […]

Eric Soule Approaching Dissertation Defense

Published: May 8th, 2014

Eric Soule is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Behavioral Science and Community Health. After his upcoming dissertation defense in May, Soule will be working as a Postdoctoral Fellow […]