June 27th: National HIV Testing Day

The Facts: More than 1.1 million people in the US are living with HIV 1 in 7 Americans living with HIV are unaware of their status In 2015, 39,513 people were […]

Students from SHPEP Visit HealthStreet

On June 5th, ten students from the Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) visited HealthStreet. The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a summer enrichment program that focuses on improving […]

Research through HealthStreet: Reducing Pain and Behavioral Expressions for Older Adults with Dementia

Behavioral expressions, such as agitation and aggression, affect up to 90% of persons with dementia and are a major source of patient and caregiver distress, nursing home placement, antipsychotic medication […]

Men’s Health Month: It Begins With a Trip to Your Physician

June is Men’s Health Month Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country with screenings, health fairs, media appearances and other health education and outreach activities. The goal of Men’s Health […]

HealthStreet Featured on the Front Page of the Gainesville Sun

On April 13, 2017, we were thrilled to discover that Dr. Linda Cottler was featured on the front page of the Gainesville Sun newspaper as a “ChangeMaker” for her innovative health program, […]

Research through HealthStreet: Smoking Cessation Program

Smoking leads to significant morbility and mortality throughout the world and many of those who smoke do not have the time to attend cessation programs. According to the Centers for […]

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

HealthStreet was created to include many populations to make research findings a reflection of our diverse community and to help create health findings that can be applied to the greatest amount of people.

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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, Community, HealthStreet is able to provide people a voice in research and their community’s health.


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Recent News

Community Health Worker Spotlight

HealthStreet would like to highlight one of its Community Health Workers (CHWs) this month: Carrie Sadler. Community Health Workers are the core of the HealthStreet model. They work to improve the […]

May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month

As recent years have shown, depression and anxiety continue to be a major worldwide concern. Health providers and researchers have acknowledged the importance of mental health. One main concern are the […]

HealthStreet mentioned in Gainesville Sun: “Why are children ‘smoking’ pretzels?”

Mirsada Serdarevic, a predoctoral fellow at the University of Florida Department of Epidemiology, used HealthStreet data to show the prevalence of smoking in Alachua County.  Read the full article by […]

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