Welcome to HealthStreet

Did you know? Less than 2 percent of the population participates in health research.

HealthStreet Gives People a Voice in Health Research


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

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 is a community engagement program at the University of Florida with a mission to improve the health of our community by bridging gaps in healthcare 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.


Learn more about how our Community Health Workers bridge the gap between community members and the resources available to them, including medical and social services, and opportunities to participate in research

Community Groups

Educational & Networking

Cancer Connections

Meetings are held from noon to 1 p.m, on the fourth Wednesday of each month (this may vary).

Cancer Connections

Veterans Support Group

Back on Track

Meets at HealthStreet every Tuesday at 11 a.m.

Back on Track Veterans support group

Cancer Support

Bladder Cancer Support Group

Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of every other month from 11am – 12pm.

Bladder Cancer Support Word Cloud

Community Art Workshop

AnARTists

Meets at HealthStreet on the first Tuesday of each month

AnArtists Logo

COMMUNITY Events

HealthStreet Calendar

Upcoming Events

  1. Feb 19

  2. Feb 20

  3. Feb 21

  4. Feb 24

  5. Feb 25

Recent News

March OCOH: Traumatic Brain Injury

On Tuesday, March 17th, UF HealthStreet is hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) National Town Hall focusing on Traumatic Brain Injury. We…

Our Community, Our Health Town Hall on Traumatic Brain Injury

February OCOH: Distracted Driving

On Monday, February 11th, UF HealthStreet is hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) National Town Hall focusing on Distracted Driving. We…

Distracted Driving save the date February 11 at 6 p-m

HealthStreet Gets Ready for Spring with 26…

HealthStreet is proud to welcome students as part of our Spring 2020 C.A.M.E.O. student and volunteer program!

Spring 2020 C-A-M-E-O Student Volunteers

Community Health Needs Assessment

HealthStreet Community Health Needs Assessment Prepared by: Department of Epidemiology College of Public Health and Health Professions & College of Medicine University of Florida Linda B. Cottler, PhD, MPH Email: lbcottler@ufl.edu Phone: (352) 273-5468 Through June 2019

Q2 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)

Community Health Needs Assessment

HealthStreet Community Health Needs Assessment- Cancer Addendum Prepared by: Department of Epidemiology College of Public Health and Health Professions & College of Medicine University of Florida Linda B. Cottler, PhD, MPH Email: lbcottler@ufl.edu Phone: (352) 273-5468 Through June 2019

Q2 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment: Cancer Addendum

Cancer Report

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