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Marissa Gowey, M.S. and Casey Lawless, B.S. both received poster awards at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference

Marissa’s poster, Health Weight Control Behaviors Associated with Higher Quality of Life in a Rural Sample of Overweight Youth, was one of only 10 posters to be selected for a […]

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Ronald H. Rozensky, Ph.D., ABPP named recipient of the 2014 Nathan Perry, Jr. Career Service to Health Psychology Award

Congratulations to Dr. Rozensky, recipient of the 2014 Nathan Perry, Jr. Career Service to Health Psychology Award from the American Psychological Association’s Division of Health Psychology. The award is for […]

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Rachel Fox Postupack, M.A. and Elizabeth Kacel B.A. receive awards

Congratulations to third-year graduate student Rachel Fox Postupack and first-year graduate student Elizabeth Kacel who won a pre-doctoral poster award for their presentation entitled: Pre-operative Inflammation (IL-6) and Sensory Pain […]

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Jared Tanner, Ph.D. discusses verbal memory impairment in Parkinson’s Disease at NINDS PAN Leadership Forum Session

Dr. Jared Tanner, a post doctoral research fellow in CHP, was selected to present his [...]

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Parents of children with Type 1 diabetes turn to the Internet for support

Amanda Balkhi, M.S., a third year doctoral student in CHP, and other researchers are evaluating the use of internet forums by parents of diabetic children.

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Lauren Hearn, B.S., Awarded Recognition by PHHP Collaboration Committee

The PHHP Collaboration Committee was established to foster collaborative partnerships between graduate students from the two disciplines that make [...]

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Julia Carmody, B.A., receives travel award from the Society of Pediatric Psychology

Julia Carmody, B.A., has been awarded a $1,000 travel award by the Society of Pediatric Psychology (SPP) for her research to be presented at the SPP Annual Conference in Philadelphia […]

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PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series

Thomas A. LaVeist, Ph.D., will present “Explaining Health Disparities: Place is more important than race, but race matters, too” on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 4 p.m. at the McKnight Brain Institute, DeWeese Auditorium, as part of the PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series.

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Dawn Bowers, Ph.D., receives Career Mentoring Award from International Neuropsychology Society

Congratulations to Dr. Bowers for receiving the 2014 Paul Satz Career Mentoring Award from at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychology Society (INS) in Seattle.  This award is bestowed […]

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Benefits of mental exercises for seniors persist 10 years after training

Older adults who received as few as 10 sessions of mental training show long-lasting improvements in reasoning and speed of processing skills 10 years after the intervention, according to UF Health researchers [...]

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Catherine Price, Ph.D. leads new research using brain imaging to evaluate patients with Parkinson’s

Rates of dementia among people with Parkinson’s disease are higher than the general population, with 25 to 40 percent of patients expected to eventually develop dementia. [...]

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