Recent News

Krishna Vaddiparti

Oct 9th, 2013

Dr. Vaddiparti is specifically interested in cross cultural research with hard to reach and vulnerable populations. His research interests include exposure to violence and abuse in childhood and adverse mental […]

Volker Mai

Oct 8th, 2013

Dr. Mai’s lab is interested in determining causal associations between microbiota composition and various health outcomes. While his lab is using animal models for proof of principle studies, and human […]

Heather Ross

Dec 1st, 2011

Dr. Ross’s research interests are centered on the combinatorial approach of neural stem/progenitor cell therapies and rehabilitation strategies following neural insult. Specifically, Dr. Ross is studying whether progenitor cell transplant […]

News/Awards

Susan Nittrouer named chair of speech, language, and hearing sciences

May 12, 2015

Dr. Nittrouer, a leading authority on language acquisition, has been appointed chair of the PHHP department of speech, language, and hearing sciences.

Carolynn Patten named 2015 UF Research Foundation Professor

April 30, 2015

Dr. Patten, an associate professor in the department of physical therapy, is one of 34 UF scientists recognized for a distinguished record of research.

UF study shows seafood samples had no elevated contaminant levels from oil spill

April 28, 2015

Dr. Andrew Kane and colleagues found that 74 percent of the seafood tested showed no quantifiable levels of oil contaminants at all.

Outbreak

April 23, 2015

UF researchers, including PHHP's Dr. Ira Longini and Dr. Sarah McKune, join the worldwide response to Ebola.