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Michael Marsiske, Ph.D., recipient of 2012-2013 Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award

Published: Feb 26th, 2013

Michael Marsiske Ph.D., is one of five UF faculty members recognized with a Doctoral Mentoring Award for 2012-2013.

Kelsey Thomas, M.S., recipient of the Leighton E. Cluff Aging Research Award

Published: Feb 26th, 2013

Kelsey Thomas, M.S., is a third-year graduate student in CHP.  Her research and training is primarily focused in the area of neuropsychology and is training under the mentorship of Dr. […]

UF launches healthy lifestyle program for kids in rural North Florida

Published: Feb 23rd, 2013

This spring, researchers at the University of Florida will begin a study examining the effectiveness of a new healthy lifestyle program for children and parents who live in Flagler, Putnam and Suwannee counties.

Staff Superior Accomplishment Awards

Published: Feb 22nd, 2013

CHP staff members Kimberly Foli and Vera Hemphill, others, have been named UF Superior Accomplishment Award winners in the Health Science Center division.

Aliyah Snyder, B.S.; Finding a Silver Lining

Published: Feb 7th, 2013

Concussions ended Aliyah Snyder’s dream of competing in the Olympics. Now this Ph.D. student in Clinical and Health Psychology is working to develop sports concussion assessment tools and raise community awareness.

Fear factor: Study shows brain’s response to scary stimuli

Published: Feb 7th, 2013

Driving through his hometown, a war veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder may see roadside debris and feel afraid, believing it to be a bomb. He’s ignoring his safe, familiar surroundings and only focusing on the debris; yet, when it comes to the visual cortex, a recent study at the University of Florida suggests this is completely normal.