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.

Starting Ahead, Staying Ahead

UF’s Early Childhood Summit brought together more than 100 scholars, policy makers, advocates, philanthropists and practitioners to create actionable ideas to improve children’s early years.

Study links prediabetes, diabetes in healthy weight adults to sedentary lifestyle

Dr. Arch Mainous and colleagues found that low levels of physical activity are associated with higher blood sugar among adults who are at a healthy weight.

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Department of Epidemiology

Student Publications Shine

  • Letters to the editor were published from 11 of 13 students from Fall 2016 Journal Club class (shown here, with two students not pictured).
  • Journals included high-profile publications such as American Journal of Public Health (3) and American Journal of Epidemiology (2).
  • Epidemiology PhD graduates over the past year (eight students total across summer 2016, fall 2016, and anticipated in spring 2017) have a total of 69 peer-reviewed publications, 31 of them first-authored.
  • These publications demonstrate extensive collaborations among fellow students and with faculty both within and outside of their home department.

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PHHP Research Day 2017

Mar 21st, 2017

Join us for the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ 30th annual Research Day on Wednesday, April 12.

PHHP 2017 Superior Accomplishment Award winners named

Feb 28th, 2017

Glenn Ashkanazi, Vera Hemphill, Margaret Odom Renner and Caronne Rush have been named winners in the Health Science Center division.

Health care finance journal dedicates issue to contributions of Louis Gapenski

Jan 5th, 2017

The Journal of Health Care Finance dedicated an entire issue to the legacy of Dr. Louis Gapenski, who passed away April 20.

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Dissertation Defense -- Natalie Chichetto

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One Health International seminar

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