On March 19, HHP hosted the 34th annual D.K. Stanley Lecture Series featuring noted Stanford professor of psychiatry and the behavioral sciences and former Obama administration senior drug control policy advisor, Dr. Keith Humphreys. His presentation “Effective Strategies for Responding to the Opioid Crisis” discussed multiple strategies and tactics that have some effectiveness in reducing the opioid epidemic and associated harms. Watch the lecture, as well as a special Facebook Live interview.
With his recent laboratory discovery, Dr. Vaillancourt, professor and researcher at HHP in the Applied Physiology and Kinesiology department, is poised to transform how Parkinson’s disease is diagnosed and monitored — and maybe even cured one day.
On Monday, March 4, President Fuchs and Vice President Jodi Gentry celebrated staff legacies at the University of Florida with 25 years or more of service. The College of Health & Human Performance has eight staff members with 25 years and counting.
The first “Stand-Up and Holler: Gator Nation Giving Day” was held on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. On this day, Gators from around the world donated to various causes across UF and in support of the College of Health & Human Performance.
With support from NASA and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, APK's Dr. Rachael Seidler is studying the effects of spaceflight on the human brain — specifically the impact on white matter in areas that control movement and process sensory information.
UF Online has risen to No. 5 in the 2019 rankings by U.S. News & World Report for the best online programs in the country, up from No. 12 in 2018. This ranking includes the College of Health & Human Behavior online bachelor degrees in Health Education and Behavior, and Sport Management.