Leigh Boan and her son Hudson Ellis both received cochlear implants at the University of Florida.









New world of sound

Fall 2013

Dr. Linda Cottler led the first national study to monitor prescription stimulant use in both preteens and teens, including non-medical use.

UF study: Majority of teens think prescription stimulant use is a problem among peers

Nearly 15 percent said they had used a prescription stimulant, and almost 12 percent reported diverting medications by giving their stimulants to a peer or taking someone else’s pills.

Southwest Advocacy Group (SWAG) clients

Creating an oasis in a food desert

A group of PHHP students is helping southwest Gainesville overcome its “food desert” status.


Thomas Summerill named PHHP 2013 Alumnus of the Year

Summerill shares some of his favorite UF memories and lessons learned.