OCOH Our Community, Our Health Shanna Babalonis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral Science, Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, University of Kentucky; Ruben Baler, Ph.D., NIH/NIDA Health Scientist Administrator, Office of Science Policy and Communications (OSPC); Robert Cook, MD, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology with a joint appointment in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Florida; and Jay Kuchera, MD, FASAM Algiatry, Addiction Medicine, and Anesthesiology at Resolute Pain Solutions; is Patrick Tighe, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology; Director Perioperative Analytics Group, Univesity of Florida

Meet the Panel: Medical Marijuana & Public Health [OCOH Town Hall, May 29th]

UF HealthStreet to host a town hall meeting on medical marijuana with national experts from the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program and National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). […]

Smiling HealthStreet employees welcome you to the HealthStreet table during the annual Night of Dance.

Welcome to HealthStreet. | Photo by Suzanna Mars for Gainesville Magazine

Did you know?

Less than 2 percent of the population participates in health research. Women, older adults, members of racial and ethnic minority groups, and rural populations are often underrepresented in research, leading to findings that do not account for everyone.

HealthStreet was created to reduce disparities in health research.

We aim to do this by including all the populations that make up our diverse community in the health-research process.

This results in a cohort of research participants that are an accurate reflection of our community, and research findings that can be applied to the greatest number of people.

HealthStreet Gives People a Voice in Health Research

HealthStreet is a community engagement program at the University of Florida that bridges the gaps in health care and health research.

Using our four aims—Assessment, Service, Education, and Community—HealthStreet is able to provide people with a voice in research and the ability to take part in their community’s health.

Whether you're a community member, a researcher, or an organization, HealthStreet is here for you.

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OCOH Our Community, Our Health

Meet the Panel: Gut Health & the Microbiome [OCOH Town Hall, March 28th]

UF HealthStreet to host a town hall meeting on how the microbes in our gut affect our health. On Thursday, March 28th, UF HealthStreet is hosting an Our Community, Our […]

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In Case You Missed It: Our Community, Our Health – Healthy Aging: Lifestyle-Based Interventions

On Jan 27th, 2019, UF HealthStreet hosted a town hall meeting on healthy aging and the kinds of evidence-based lifestyle interventions that support and enhance the aging process. The interactive […]

OCOH: Our Community, Our Health; Gut Health & the microbiome; March 28, 2019, 2401 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL, 6-7 p.m. EST

SAVE THE DATE: March 28, 2019 – OCOH Town Hall on Gut Health & the Microbiome

On Thursday, March 28th, UF HealthStreet will be hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) national town hall focusing on the connection between immune health, metabolism, and the microbes in our gut. We invite you […]