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UF Health Shands Hospital, Geriatrics, Among Nation’s Best

Aug 4th, 2016

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital is now tied for top adult hospital in Florida, according to the 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report adult specialty rankings of the nation’s […]

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Duane B. Corbett: Manuscript Accepted for Publication in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise

Jul 29th, 2016

Evaluating Walking Intensity with Hip-Worn Accelerometers in Elders Coauthors: Vincenzo Valiani, Jeffrey Knaggs, Todd Manini Journal: Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise – the flagship journal of the American […]

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Honorable Mentions at ILR/UF Aging Research Exposition

May 18th, 2016

Duane B. Corbett, PhD—postdoctoral associate under the mentorship of Dr. Todd Manini—and Shannon Cochrane—university scholar under the mentorship of Dr. Thomas Buford—both received honorable mention for their oral presentations during […]

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2016 Excellence Awards for Assistant Professors

May 12th, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Natalie Ebner for being the recipient of the 2016 UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors. This university-wide award recognizes research quality and innovativeness.

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Test for Diabetes

Apr 2nd, 2016

Your grip strength is what researchers at the University of Florida studied, using national data from nearly 2,000 people, who might be missed when screening for diabetes and hypertension. 

Dr. Natalie Ebner To Participate as a Member of the Organizing Committee for the Sixth Indonesian-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium

Dr. Natalie Ebner To Participate as a Member of the Organizing Committee for the Sixth Indonesian-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium

Mar 31st, 2016

Dr. Natalie Ebner has been invited and accepted to serve as a member of the Organizing Committee for the Sixth Indonesian-American Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium, sponsored by the U.S. […]

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Online Education Excellence Award for the Theories on Aging course

Mar 31st, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Christy Carter and Alecia Monteiro (Instructional Designer) for receiving the Online Education Excellence Award in the Graduate Courses category for GMS6483 (Theories of Aging)!

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The first student has completed the online Graduate Certificate Program in Aging and Geriatric Practice.

Feb 17th, 2016

Pallavi Sood is our first student to graduate from the Department’s certificate program in Aging and Geriatric Practice. Ms. Sood is a third year doctoral student in Rehabilitation Science at […]

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Yenisel Cruz-Almeida, Ph.D.: New Publication in Experimental Gerontology

Nov 5th, 2015

Title: Age differences in cytokine expression under conditions of health using experimental pain models Published in: Experimental Gerontology Older adults are at an increased risk to develop frequent and prolonged […]

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Dr. Ronald Cohen Appointed as Evelyn F. McKnight Chair for Clinical Translational Research in Cognitive Aging and Memory

Oct 13th, 2015

UF researcher named the inaugural Evelyn F. McKnight chair in the Institute on Aging The Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida and the […]