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Article Co-Authored by Interim Chair, Dr. David Janicke, Ph.D. is Awarded Prestigious Diane Willis Award

Published: Dec 5th, 2014

We are pleased to announce that an article co-authored by Dr. David Janicke, Ph.D. has been awarded the 2014 Diane Willis Award. The article is titled Recommendations for training in […]

2014 Fall Symposium a Successful Day for Students, Faculty

Published: Nov 12th, 2014

The 2014 Annual Fall Graduate Student Research Symposium was held on November 7, 2014.  During the symposium, the 2013 graduate cohort presented the results of their First Year Projects to […]

UF launches weight-management study for children with asthma who are overweight

Published: Oct 21st, 2014

Asthma can be particularly problematic for children who are overweight, leading to increased medication use, more emergency room visits and lower quality of life compared with their peers with asthma […]

CHP partnership with The Village profiled in Senior Times

Published: Aug 6th, 2014

UF Health Vitality Mind is a collaborative program between The Village in Gainesville, FL and the University of Florida is to explore strategies to help older adults maintain and improve […]

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

Published: Apr 9th, 2014

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 […]

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

Published: Feb 27th, 2014

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

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

Published: Feb 25th, 2014

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.

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

Published: Feb 12th, 2014

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 […]

Benefits of mental exercises for seniors persist 10 years after training

Published: Jan 13th, 2014

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 […]

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

Published: Dec 9th, 2013

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. […]