Volume 4, Issue 7, 2017

HealthStreet is research helping people! Read how we are continuing to work with the community and University of Florida researchers to create a healthier community.

Visit Our Website: MyHealthStreet.org


HealthStreet Out in the Community: Health Fair at Open Door Ministries

Come meet some of our Community Health Workers at the Open Door Ministries Health Fair! 


Community Health Worker Spotlight

This month, HealthStreet would like to recognize another exceptional Community Health Worker (CHW): Deidra Oliver. 


Aging and Health

Today, most people can expect to live into their sixties and beyond. A longer life represents an important opportunity, not only for older adults and their families, but also for societies as a whole. 

How will you spend your extra time?


Visit our new Cancer Research Engagement Program web page here to learn about research opportunities, health education and medical and social resources related to cancer!

Contact Cheri Knecht(352-294-4882) for assistance with resources, clinical trials information, or other cancer related concerns. 

- Bladder cancer occurs mainly in older adults.

- Nearly 9 out of 10 people with bladder cancer are over the age of 55.

- There are approximately 79,030 new cases of bladder cancer per year.

Diagnosis is simple with a urinalysis. If you have concerns, contact your doctor or for more information visit cancer.org.


Would you like to help HealthStreet build community, support students and continue its groundbreaking research?

You can donate clothing and toiletry items at the HealthStreet facility or make a gift of any amount by donating here.


Resources for Researchers

HealthStreet offers many services, including recruitment assistance, to University of Florida investigators. Our Community Health Workers assess community members’ health needs and then link them to studies for which they may be eligible. With over 9,000* members in our database, we have many members interested in studies just like yours. In fact, we have navigated over 50%* of our members to research studies in which they were interested. HealthStreet also provides a convenient location with free parking for some study activities. With data from 9,000+ community members, we may also have preliminary data you may use to help support your grant application. Give us a call or visit our website to learn more about the many ways HealthStreet can help with your research study!

* Data through 07/17

Monthly Calendar

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

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