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SAVE THE DATE: March 28, 2019 – OCOH Town Hall on Gut Health & the Microbiome

On Thursday, March 28th, UF HealthStreet will be hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) national town hall focusing on the connection between immune health, metabolism, and the microbes in our gut. We invite you to join us and our panel of scientists as we discuss the gut-brain axis, the role of the…

Help Us Make 2019 the Best Year Yet!

Happy new year to all of our community members, near and far! It’s going to be a great year! At HealthStreet we’re always working to reduce health disparities and connect community members to research and one of the ways we do that is through the fun and educational events we host.

In Case You Missed It: OCOH, “Diabetes: The Hidden Epidemic”

On Thursday, November 29th, UF HealthStreet hosted a town hall meeting about how diabetes has become a worldwide epidemic. The interactive forum was livestreamed, allowing both in-person and online audience members to have their questions answered by the panel of experts. View the livestream The…

SAVE THE DATE: Jan. 22, 2019 – OCOH Town Hall on Healthy Aging

  On Tuesday, January 22nd, UF HealthStreet will be hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) national town hall focusing on healthy aging and how exercise and nutritional interventions can transform the aging process. We invite you to join longevity scientists and community members as they discuss the effects of evidence-based lifestyle interventions,…

Bringing HealthStreet’s 7th Birthday Celebration to You!

The HealthStreet Team is excited to be celebrating seven years in Gainesville! On Dec. 3rd, our community health workers, volunteers, and staff will be performing “Pop-Up” stops all around town to raise awareness about HealthStreet and our aim to improve the health of our community. In line with our mission…

In Case You Missed It: OCOH, “Multiple Sclerosis: Advances in Care and Treatment”

On September 27th UF HealthStreet hosted a town hall meeting on the advances in care and treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease which affects an estimated 2.3 million people worldwide. The interactive forum was livestreamed, allowing both in-person and online audience members to have their questions answered by…

Meet the Panel: Diabetes – The Hidden Epidemic [OCOH Town Hall]

Join us for the Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) national town hall meeting on diabetes. On Thursday, November 29th, UF HealthStreet will be hosting a panel of experts from the University of Florida, the Medical College of Wisconsin, and the Right Care Alliance to discuss the diabetes epidemic and the uncontrolled cost…

Save the Date! Nov 29th: OCOH Town Hall on Diabetes: The Hidden Epidemic

Join us for the 20th national Our Community, Our Health town hall on November 29th to discuss the diabetes epidemic and the uncontrolled cost of insulin. This interactive town hall will: Focus on current diabetes research. Discuss the prevalence of diabetes and the relative lack of funding for research. Describe the skyrocketing cost of…