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Doctoral Student, Francesca Lopez, receives diversity F31 from NIH/NIA

Francesca Lopez, MS has received funding for an NIH F31 Kirschstein Individual Research Fellowship award for a project entitled “Cognitive Correlates of Mitochondrial Function in Older Adults.” Funded by the National Institute on Aging, her study will examine phosphorous (31P) magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) markers of brain energy metabolism in…

Colloquium Series: Hoarding Disorder: Understanding the Etiology

December 4, 2020; 12:00 -1:00 pm This talk will focus on the cognitive behavioral model of hoarding disorder, and in particular the vulnerabilities, information processing deficits, and object attachments that are hypothesized to be important etiological factors. Zoom Meeting: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/99175231583?pwd=Z2t4cFVqeUJtcGlxem5wdUxkR3JaZz09 Meeting ID: 991 7523 1583 –…

INS Major Awards for 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Catherine Price and to our alumnus, Dr. Laura Zahodne for receiving awards from the International Neuropsychological Society (INS)!…

Congratulations Erin!

Erin Ferguson has been awarded the Donald D. Price Memorial Publication Award by the UF Center for Pain Research and Behavioral Health for her excellent work! The goal of this review, published in Annals of Behavioral Medicine, was to propose a testable…

The Role for Psychology in a Redesigned Mental Health System

Dr. Benjamin F. Miller, PsyD. is the Chief Strategy Officer for Well Being Trust, a national foundation committed to advancing the mental, social and spiritual health of the nation. A clinical psychologist by training, he has worked to advance mental health throughout his career. Dr. Miller is also an Adjunct Professor…

Making it personal

Living with diabetes helped shape UF researcher’s career choices

Community-Based Interventions in Underserved Populations

Dr. Rob Newton’s research interests center on addressing health disparities in African American children, adults, and older adults. Although much of his work involves developing physical activity promotion interventions, he also engages in weight loss studies. Dr. Newton utilizes community-based and technology-based interventions to address health disparities. Currently, Dr. Newton…