PHHP Research Day 2017

More than 100 students presented research at the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ 30th annual Research Day.

Higher air pollution exposure linked to denser breast tissue

Dr. Lusine Yaghjyan and colleagues found that women who have higher exposure to fine particulate matter in the air are more likely to have dense breast tissue, a well-established strong risk factor for breast cancer.

Mobile health apps show promise for improving health outcomes

Research led by Dr. David Fedele suggests that mobile health, or mHealth programs, may make a difference in promoting healthy behaviors.

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Department of Environmental and Global Health

EGH Doctoral Students Selected to Attend Competitive Summer Programs

  • One Health PhD Student Melissa Dulcey (left) has been selected to attend the CEEZAD BSL-3 Training/Transboundary Animal Diseases Summer Program. This program provides high containment training at the Biosecurity Research Institute at Kansas State University, site visits to area animal health industries, and lectures from invited national and international experts on transboundary animal diseases.
  • Environmental and Global Health PhD student Keerati Ponpech (right) has won a scholarship to attend the 9th Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases (SISMID) at the University of Washington in the summer. The two-and-half-week program is designed to introduce infectious disease researchers to modern methods of statistical analysis and mathematical modeling. Keerati’s PhD research focuses on waterborne schistosomiasis in Ethiopia.

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Veteran to graduate with physical therapy degree

Apr 20th, 2017

Jordan Kooiman became interested in physical therapy when he underwent his own rehab. Now, he wants to focus his career on treating veterans and military personnel.

Longini named UF Research Foundation Professor

Apr 13th, 2017

Dr. Ira Longini, a professor of biostatistics in the College of Public Health and Health Professions and the College of Medicine, is one of 34 UF scientists recognized for a distinguished record of research.

PHHP graduates named 2017 UF outstanding young alumni

Apr 11th, 2017

The UF Alumni Association honored Dr. Mary Brinkmeyer and Dr. Arun Jayaraman at a ceremony held April 8.

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Apr28

UF Doctoral Degree Ceremony for PHHP graduates

From 2:00pm until 5:00pm

Apr28

UF Master’s Degree Ceremony for PHHP graduates

From 8:00pm until 11:00pm

Apr29

PHHP Convocation

From 9:30am until 11:30am

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