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Lindsay Thompson with a patient

Thompson receives prestigious ELAM fellowship for women leaders

Published: May 14th, 2021

Teen girl vaping

Straight talk about vaping for parents

Published: Mar 10th, 2021

Candy-flavored vapes, cleverly disguised devices and ads marketing e-cigarettes directly to teens … It’s easy to see why vaping has skyrocketed among teens recently. Today about one in five high […]

Tina Cheng, MD, MPH

Noted disparities researcher Tina Cheng to speak at 2021 ICHP-Pediatrics Research Day on April 8

Published: Feb 4th, 2021

Monopoly game pieces

Rigged Monopoly game sheds light on food insecurity, overeating in novel UF study

Published: Dec 8th, 2020

African American family exercising outdoors

Maintaining Healthy Habits in Hard Times

Published: Oct 15th, 2020

As the U.S. braces for a second wave of coronavirus cases this fall against a backdrop of ongoing political and social unrest, many parents and children are understandably stressed. “These […]

Matthew Gurka

Gurka elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association

Published: Apr 6th, 2020

Matthew J. Gurka, Ph.D., has been elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) in recognition of his outstanding contributions to statistical science. “Matt’s unique and important contributions to the […]

Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D.

Preventing vaping among teens in rural Florida

Published: Apr 6th, 2020

A team led by Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D., will begin targeting tobacco prevention programs at youth in rural North Florida, who have some of the highest electronic vaping rates in the […]

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Help for teens affected by obesity

Published: Mar 26th, 2020

Help is at hand for more than 9 million teens affected by the nation’s obesity epidemic. In the March 22 issue of JAMA Pediatrics, UF Health obesity specialist Michelle Cardel, […]

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ICHP-Pediatrics Research Day: Helping the Most Vulnerable Babies

Published: Mar 10th, 2020

Child health researchers from across UF attended the 2020 Institute for Child Health Policy -Pediatrics Research Day on Feb. 27. The event featured a keynote address by Lynn Singer, Ph.D., […]

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2020 ICHP-Pediatrics Research Day on Feb. 27 features keynote address by Dr. Lynn Singer

Published: Nov 25th, 2019