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Workplace Connectedness: Episode #2

Drs. Sarah McKune and Nick Green discuss how her research in Senegal, Ethiopia, and Burkina Faso has been impacted by the coronavirus. In this brief interview, we discuss: The hiccups of conducting research in Sub-Saharan Africa during a pandemicSocial distancing is not a part of particular culturesThe reaction time…

Workplace Connectedness: Episode #1

Drs. Tara Sabo-Attwood and Nick Green discuss how the Department of Environmental and Global Health in the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida are actively contributing to COVID-19 Pandemic in Gainesville, FL.

Special Topics Seminar: Graduate Student Self-Care

The Environmental and Global Health Department is hosting a special topic seminar this semester. Dr. Shane Spiker is invited to present: Self-Care 101: Taking Care of Yourself During Graduate Studies Let’s face it. The life of a graduate student is a valuable, yet albeit, stressful experience. Graduate students are…

PHHP Wellness Naming Contest Winners

In early Spring 2019, the PHHP Wellness team needed a couple of names to establish our identity and what we hope to accomplish moving forward. Who better to ask than the faculty, staff, and students in the College of Public Health and Health Professions?!?! The task: We needed…

3 Valuable UF Wellness Resources

The University of Florida has several resources for health and wellness programming for faculty, staff, and students. Resource #1: UF Wellness Newsletter The UF Wellness team sends out a wellness newsletter every Monday with fun health facts, the latest challenges, and upcoming events. Visit the…

Wellness Workdays Summer Wrap Up

In June 2019, the PHHP wellness team completed the first-ever “Wellness Workdays” challenge. Participants were encouraged to perform a variety of short (<15 minutes) activities that could be completed throughout the day. These activities came from 4 general categories of health: physical, mental, nutritional, and environmental and social health…