UF researchers identify which patients are at risk for continued pain after orthopedic surgery

Researchers led by Dr. Steven George have discovered that a combination of genetic and psychological factors play a role in which patients will have prolonged pain.

Community lowers heart disease risks, death rates over 40-year period

Dr. Thomas Pearson and colleagues reported the health outcomes associated with a communitywide cardiovascular risk reduction program in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Eugene Dunne UF study of adults who use drugs finds those with ADHD started using at younger age

Led by Eugene Dunne, a Ph.D. student in clinical and health psychology, the study found that adults with a history of ADHD who use drugs started using one to two years earlier.

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The Department of Occupational Therapy

Class of 2015

The Master of Occupational Therapy program recognized as one of the nation's best

  • The Occupational Therapy program is ranked 3rd among OT graduate programs in public AAU unviersities, and 10th among all OT programs nationally.
  • Last year's graduating class achieved a 100% first-time pass rate on the national certification exam. Go Gators!
  • Six papers and posters submitted by MOT students were accepted for the American Occupational Therapy Association's national conference in April.

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Shantrel Canidate, Doctoral Student, College of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Behavioral Science and Community Health Never say quit

Mar 23rd, 2015

Ph.D. student Shantrel Canidate is using her perseverance to pursue her dreams and help prevent HIV/AIDS.

Dr. Anna Yam Recent Ph.D. graduate authors lead paper in Neuropsychology’s special issue on aging

Mar 19th, 2015

Dr. Anna Yam's study of everyday cognitive abilities in older adults appeared as the lead article in a special issue dedicated to cognitive aging.

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Feb 27th, 2015

Three PHHP employees have received UF Superior Accomplishment awards for 2015: Douglas Martin, Wanda Washington and Lori Waxenberg.

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