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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]