Health REsearchers

The Link Between Information and Practice

Faculty in the department are conducting a number of studies aimed at maximizing the health, well-being, participation and quality of life throughout the lifespan.

Research

Research Projects

PROVIDING TOOLS FOR A BETTER LIFE EVERYDAY

Florida Disability and Health Program

Disability

AFFILIATED Centers

Housed Within the college of public health and health professions

Florida Office on Disability and Health

College of Public Health and Health Professions

Recent News

Study explores suicide risk for people with…

Researchers found people with cognitive, complex activity and multiple limitations had the highest risk of suicidal thoughts, planning and attempts.

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Opioid use among people with disabilities has…

The researchers also found that people with disabilities who had an opioid misuse or use disorder were more likely to have a use disorder related to…

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UF study: Physical activity, diet improve after…

The study suggests patients who receive bariatric surgery may need ongoing treatment to support lifestyle changes and maintain weight loss.

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Past STUDIES