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GPU Hackathon helps accelerate brain research

In January 2022, CHP’s researchers Dr. Adam Woods and Dr. Aprinda Indahlastari  participated in Georgia Tech’s GPU Hackathon seeking to optimize computational brain science applications, while teaming up with UF’s Artificial Intelligence Initiative partners at NVIDIA and OpenACC. “During the hackathon, the UF-NVIDIA team worked…

Drs. Cohen and Porges Featured in UFHealth’s Newsroom

CHP’s Ronald Cohen and Eric Porges are highlighted in a recent post by UFHealth’s Newsroom. Thanks to a project grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, UF researchers will evaluate three promising interventions aimed at improving cognitive function among people with HIV who consume hazardous…

Jeremy Grant Awarded Research Grant from Florida Department of Health

Congratulations to Intern Jeremy Grant! Jeremy Grant, M.Sc., M.A., was awarded $100,000 research grant from the Florida Department of Health’s Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program that will partially fund a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at UF. The title of the research project is “Novel…

CHP’s Alzheimer Research Spotlighted in Explore Magazine

In the December 2021 edition of Explore, Michelle Koiden Jaffe highlights CHP faculty members and researchers in it’s article titled, “CSI:Alzheimer’s, Dozen’s of UF researchers are investigating Alzheimer’s from multiple directions”.   Superager features the work of Drs. Glenn Smith and Steve Anton, co-principal investigators of the…

Mejia wins Dissertation Award

Congratulations to Andrea Mejia Kurasz, for receipt of the American Psychological Association Division 40 (Society for Clinical Neuropsychology) SCN Dissertation Award.

Four doctoral trainees win recognition from APA

The Department of Clinical and Health Psychology is grateful for the many talented trainees who choose to spend time in our Department. We have received notification that four of our exceptional student colleagues have received recognition from the American Psychological Association for their research. Congratulations to all of our winners!…

Dr. David Fedele: Recipient of 2021 PHHP Graduate Mentor of the Year Award

Congratulations to Dr. David Fedele who is one of two recipients of the 2021 College of Public Health and Health Professions Graduate Mentor of the Year Award. David joined the University of Florida in 2013 and was promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure in 2019.  During his time at…

2021 FALL CHP QOL Kickball Tournament

Over 50 players, officials and fans came out for the second ever CHP Kickball event.  This is becoming the hottest ticket in town as we had 3 teams compete.  We had perfect weather and lots of laughs punctuated by random athletic plays and strategy consistent with the high GREs…