JULY 26, 2018: OCOH: Our Community, Our Health; Minority Mental Health Month Starting a Conversation to Overcome Stigma, National town hall

OCOH July 26, 2018 “National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month”

Join the Conversation to Help #CureStigma Register Now!   On Thursday, July 26th UF HealthStreet will be hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) town hall in observation of National […]

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Minority Health Hurt by Lack of Participation in Clinical Trials, Researchers Say

As more research reveals that genetics affect disease susceptibility and drug efficacy, researchers are looking for ways to get more minorities involved in drug and medical research. Reprinted from United […]

Florida’s Mosquito Season: How to Protect yourself from Mosquito-Borne Viruses this Summer

The Florida rain and summer heat create an ideal environment for mosquitos which can lead to an increase in the spread of diseases transmitted by mosquito bites. “All sorts of […]

Tamara Lowrey, Communications Specialist at HealthStreet

HealthStreet Spotlight: Tamara Lowrey

HealthStreet is pleased to introduce Tamara Lowrey as the new Communications Specialist at UF HealthStreet. Tamara is an experienced communications manager with an extensive background in digital content marketing. In […]

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