Edition Information: Volume 2, Issue 9, 2015

Thank you for reading HealthStreet's Monthly Newsletter. Included are articles that keep you up-to-date with HealthStreet's events!

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     This Month's HealthStreet Statistics:


133 NEW HealthStreet Members

78 NEW Navigations to UF Research

17 NEW Enrollments to UF Research

108 Blood Pressure Screenings

 3 Screenings for HIV 

6,923 Total HealthStreet Members   

***Numbers reflect data collected between 9/19/2015 and 10/18/2015***


To Text, Or Not To Text?

A new study analyzes effectiveness of using text message reminders for social and medical referrals compared to the traditional method of phone calls. Read more to see why it is important for the health of our community members.

Research At HealthStreet: Older Adult Brain Function Study

HealthStreet is currently recruiting for a study that investigates how everyday health factors affect brain function in older adults. Are you eligible to participate? Read more.



New Partnership with UF Equal Access Clinic Network

Have you seen the news about HealthStreet? UF Equal Access Clinic Network is holding free eye exams for community members to test visual sharpness, glasses prescription, eye pressure and more! Read more.


HealthStreet Turns Four Years Old!


HealthStreet is celebrating its fourth year at the University of Florida and improving the health of the communiy by hosting a birthday event in partnership with various local organizations, clinics, and UF programs to provide a fun, health-promoting day of activities for all!  Read more for details about this exciting occasion.

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HealthStreet's Founding Director Wins Special 2015 Award From American College of Epidemiology

Our program is honored to be under the guidance and leadership of Dr. Linda Cottler (Pictured left), who founded HealthStreet in St. Louis, Missouri in 1989. Read more about her accomplishments for improving health outcomes through community engagement and person-centered epidemiology.


HealthStreet to Host Free Recipe Demos in November

 The UF/IFAS Family Nutrition Program will be preparing and sampling delicious, healthy recipes every Thursday in November at HealthStreet. Read more to participate in these tasty 1-hour workshops! 


For More HealthStreet Events, Click on Our Calendar!

Every month, HealthStreet hosts a variety of services, Community Health Worker outreach efforts, classes, support groups and events that aim to better the community's health! 

Click here to see our November calendar

Research at HealthStreet

Information for Researchers

HealthStreet offers great services to UF investigators. Community Health Workers meet community members in the field and link them to studies through the coordinator. We also routinely check our population database for persons who may fit eligibility criteria for UF studies.  Find out what HealthStreet can do for your research study! 

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About HealthStreet

HealthStreet is an innovative community engagement program that aims to aims to bridge the gap between health care and research by linking community members to social and medical services and opportunities to participate in research that is relevant to them. 

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