immunization Immunizing schoolkids fights flu in others, too

Cuc Tran, a Ph.D. student in the department of environmental and global health, and colleagues found that immunizing school-aged children from flu can also protect other segments of the population.

Users can choose one of eight avatars to hear responses to 100 common questions about HIV/AIDS. Avatars answer common questions about HIV/AIDS

The Rural South Public Health Training Center’s avatar project is designed to provide relevant and factual information for patients, and serve as a tool for public health workers.

Margo Klar UF receives phase II Grand Challenges Explorations funding

Margo Klar, a doctoral student in the department of epidemiology, will conduct feasibility testing of a ceramic umbilical cord cutting device she created for use in low-resource countries.

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SLHS Upper Airway Dysfunction (UAD) lab making strides in clinical research and patient care

SLHSinthespotlight (6) Dr. Karen Hegland (pictured right), Ph.D., CCC-SLP, director of the UAD Laboratory (, is an assistant professor in SLHS and a speech-language clinician at the Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration ( ).

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Fulbright-Profile_MCM_4534-550x366 Team Angela

Jan 23rd, 2015

Angela Fulbright balances a full plate as a mom, doctoral student, tinnitus researcher and U.S. Army captain.

Dr. Donna Petersen PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

Jan 16th, 2015

Dr. Donna Petersen will present “Framing the Future: From National Debate to Local Action” on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 4 p.m. in Communicore, room C1-9.

Ashley Condell named PHHP employee of the year

Dec 10th, 2014

Condell, an office assistant in the department of environmental and global health, was recognized at the college’s annual faculty and staff appreciation dinner Dec. 2.

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