The Class of 2015

June 2015

In May and June, UF Health colleges produced nearly 1,500 new graduates. For these Gator grads, the walk across the commencement stage was just the beginning of their new lives as health care experts, providers, scientists, administrators and leaders. This month, we are taking a look back at the journeys some of these graduates took to get to that stage … and what they have planned next. Photos by Jesse S. Jones and Mindy Miller

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Health In A Heartbeat

Sweet drinks suppress stress response, causing habit-forming consumption

Jul 28, 2015

Ever had that afternoon craving for a sweet, bubbly soda? A study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism found that sweetened drinks suppress cortisol, a hormone that causes stress responses in the brain. The researchers say these stress-suppressing effects could be habit...

Animal Airwaves

Lauding good citizens

Jul 1, 2015

The moniker “Good Citizen” doesn’t just apply to humans these days. Your canine buddy can achieve the same distinction. The American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen, or CGC, program trains dogs to be model companions, both at home and in the larger community. Dogs that pass certifying tests are...

On The Same Page

Reshaping the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Jun 10, 2015

On her first day of kindergarten in suburban Philadelphia, Susan Nittrouer arrived at school with her grandmother. Susan wore a dress that her parents had purchased for her in Switzerland and her grandmother spoke to the teacher with a Yiddish accent. Susan also spoke to the teacher, in English,... Read More