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In a pilot study Sarah Stromberg and Dr. David Janicke found the hungrier parents are at mealtimes, the more they may feed their young children.
Dr. Arch Mainous and colleagues say the findings are cause for concern because under current guidelines, these individuals would likely not be screened for the condition.
Dr. Jim Chen and colleagues in the department of epidemiology found the likelihood adolescents will try marijuana rises steadily from age 11 to 16, then decreases before hitting another peak at age 18.
In the Spotlight
MPH Student Completes Internship at Southern Plains Tribal Health Board
- Second year MPH student, Matthew Von Zimmerman, is working to improve healthcare outcomes and eliminate the gap in quality health between American Indians and other major demographics.
- His focus is increasing tribal awareness of mental health and substance abuse disorders promoting health and wellness, and improving availability of epidemiological data.
- Matthew is practicing the skills he gained in the MPH program by preparing needs assessment survey summaries for tribal use, engaging with tribal epidemiological working groups, aiding in grant writing and review, conducting baseline health assessments, and developing a substance abuse toolkit for a social marketing campaign.
The University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions has established a new educational model that focuses on the integration of public health problem-solving and individual patient care.
Jul 8th, 2016
Dr. Orit Shechtman wins her third PHHP Teacher of the Year award.
Jul 1st, 2016
Several College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty members were awarded tenure or promotion for the 2015-2016 cycle.
Jun 28th, 2016
Audiologist and educator Dr. Alice Holmes retires after more than 30 years at UF.