grip strength - Copy Grip strength may help identify people with undiagnosed diabetes

Dr. Arch Mainous and colleagues found that people with diabetes and high blood pressure had significantly lower grip strength than their peers.

REID_JSJ_6JJ0166-550x367 Ending the silent struggle

Student Adam Reid is honored for his work in helping to bring mental health care to people who are underserved.

Dawn Bowers, David Vaillancourt, training grant directors. UF has received a $1 million NIH grant to establish a doctoral training program for students who are interested in careers in movement disorders research. New grant supports scholar training in movement disorders research

Dr. Dawn Bowers and Dr. David Vaillancourt direct the Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Training in Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration program, which is supported by a a nearly $1 million NIH grant.

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The Rehabilitation Science PhD Program

(Left) Dr. David Fuller; (Right) Dr. Gordon Mitchell

Rehabilitation Science Graduate Faculty lead new Center for Respiratory Research and Rehabilitation

  • The Center will unite scientists and clinicians to better understand challenges to breathing with a goal of developing new strategies to preserve and/or restore breathing neuromuscular disorders.
  • PhD students in Rehabilitation Science will benefit from the "bench to bedside" research opportunities.
  • The Center will be directed by Dr. Gordon Mitchell, recently recruited to UF under the Preeminence Initiative; Dr. David Fuller will serve as Associate Director.

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sleeping child Researchers to evaluate new sleep treatment program for children who are overweight

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The UF Pediatric Sleep Study is designed to help children who are overweight and having sleep problems improve their sleep through behavioral strategies.

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Jul 17th, 2015

Dr. Steven Z. George has received the American Physical Therapy Association’s 2016 John H.P. Maley Lecture Award for contributions to physical therapy clinical practice.

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Jul 8th, 2015

Dr. Linda Cottler is the recipient of the Special Award for Outstanding Contributions Through Systemic Epidemiologic Approaches to Improving Health from the American College of Epidemiology.

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