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CHOMP Melanoma’s FREE Skin Cancer Screening at HealthStreet

Come to HealthStreet on Thursday, July 18th between 6-8:30 p.m. and get a FREE skin cancer screening! Chomp Melanoma, a group composed of UF medical and undergraduate students, will be hosting the event, which is open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis (no appointment required). UF Health dermatologists,…

Dr. Cottler Recognized for Professorship and Mentorship Awards

Last month, HealthStreet’s very own founding director, Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., MPH, FACE, was selected for UF Term Professorship and recognized as the recipient the 2019 Mentorship Award at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence’s 81st Annual Meeting in San Antonio. The College on Problems of Drug Dependence’s…

Meet the Panel: Medical Marijuana & Public Health [OCOH Town Hall, May 29th]

UF HealthStreet to host a town hall meeting on medical marijuana with national experts from the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program and National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). On Wednesday, May 29th, UF HealthStreet is hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) national town hall focusing on…

Collaboration Aims to Improve Public Health in Rural Areas

UF HealthStreet has entered into a unique collaboration with the Melrose Volunteer Fire Department to train off-duty firefighters as certified community health workers, or CHWs. Serving as part-time CHWs, the firefighters will become familiar with the resources available through UF HealthStreet and can then connect community members to those resources while…

SAVE THE DATE: May 29, 2019 – OCOH Town Hall on Medical Marijuana and Public Health

On Wednesday, May 29th, UF HealthStreet will be hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) national town hall focusing on medical marijuana and public health. We invite you to join the discussion on “medical” marijuana with our panel of neuroscientists, epidemiologists, pain medicine physicians, and addiction medicine specialists. We anticipate discussing the science…

Meet the Panel: Gut Health & the Microbiome [OCOH Town Hall, March 28th]

UF HealthStreet to host a town hall meeting on how the microbes in our gut affect our health. On Thursday, March 28th, UF HealthStreet is hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) national town hall focusing on the connection between gut bacteria and systemic health. We invite you to…