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Congratulations to Umelo Ugwoaba, MS MPH!

Congratulations to UF Health Promotion Lab PhD student Umelo Ugwoaba, who just completed his MPH in epidemiology! Umelo worked on this degree in addition to his coursework/training for his PhD in clinical psychology; his work is a great example of our lab’s focus on the intersection between clinical psychology…

HPL Presents at SBM 2022!

Left to right: Umelo Ugwoaba, Vivian Bauman, Andrea Brockmann, Taylor Swanson, Kelsey Arroyo, Chelsea Carpenter HPL graduate students, Umelo Ugwoaba, M.S., Vivian Bauman, M.S., Andrea Brockmann, M.A., Kelsey Arroyo, M.S., and post-doc, Chelsea Carpenter, Ph.D. presented their research at the 2022 annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine! Poster…

Congratulations, Dr. Eastman!

Congratulations to HPL PhD student Abe Eastman, who just successfully defended his dissertation, entitled “Pilot Study of a Rural Adapted Acceptance Based Behavioral Treatment for Obesity.” Fantastic work!…

News Article: Weight loss telehealth intervention as effective as in-person programs

Researchers in our lab published a new study showing that telehealth-based weight loss interventions produce similar weight loss outcomes to those delivered in person! These findings support the continued use of telehealth modalities for intervention delivery. Check out the news article about this study below! https://ufhealth.org/news/2022/uf-study-weight-loss-telehealth-intervention-effective-person-programs  …

Congratulations, Charlayne Scarlett, M.P.H.!

Huge congratulations to Health Promotion Lab grad student Charlayne Scarlett, M.P.H on successfully presenting her exciting first year project examining “The Associations Between Weight Loss, Physical Fitness, and Health-Related Quality of Life During and After a Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention for Obesity” during our department’s Fall Symposium!…

The Health Promotion Lab is on Twitter!

We are excited to share that the Health Promotion Lab now has a Twitter feed! Follow us at https://twitter.com/HPLab_UF to stay up to date and hear more about our projects.

Congratulations, Dr. Dixon!

Congratulations to HPL graduate student Brittney Dixon, who just successfully defended her dissertation, entitled "The Association Between the Built Environment and Intervention-Related Weight Loss Outcomes for Rural Adults with Obesity."