Research for a better future

We highlight a few significant research advances over the past year


WHO Solidarity Trial

Medical doctor or laborant holding tube with nCoV Coronavirus vaccine for 2019-nCoV virus. Novel Coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China. Coronavirus 2019-nCoV concept.

2 million Americans buy prescription drugs outside the country

Globe and Prescription

UF named coordinating center for national drug abuse surveillance system

medicine capsule with crystal glass ball

Telehealth counseling for weight loss maintenance works

Stethoscope by apple on rustic wood.

Protecting health care workers

female mature health care worker

Challenges to testing treatments during an outbreak

Close up of a young woman getting vaccinated

Retired NFL players’ thoughts about pain may be more significant than the pain itself

American football players

Researchers develop easy tool to predict risk of heart attack, stroke

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  • 9th in NIH research funding among schools of public health at public universities

  • $36 million in total research awards in FY19-20

  • 8 federally-funded training programs

  • 15 college investigators receiving grant funding exceeding $1 million FY19-20

  • UF is 6 among public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report

College investigators receiving grant funding exceeding $1 million FY19-20