Path to discovery

Creating an environment where new research ideas thrive

By: Jill Pease, Katarina Fiorentino Klatzkow

Laying a foundation

Young Rock Hung Dr. Young-Rock Hong has received a PHHP Research Innovation Fund award to develop a dataset for use in studies of bariatric weight loss surgery and its impact on cancer risk and other health outcomes. Jesse S. Jones

How to be a faculty member 101

Varma Dr. Deepthi Varma’s newly-funded pilot study will accelerate her research on the sexual and reproductive health concerns of Florida women living with HIV and using substances. Katarina Fiorentino Klatzkow

Even Einstein’s ideas got rejected

grant success
Fuller Scientific rejection is common and happens to even the world’s best scientists, says Dr. David Fuller (right). Lindsay Gamble

Successful researchers have mentors

Mentorship has been instrumental in helping Dr. Rebecca Pearl establish her research program in body image and stigma. Mentorship has been instrumental in helping Dr. Rebecca Pearl establish her research program in body image and stigma. Katarina Fiorentino Klatzkow
“I know I’ve benefited greatly from having mentors who expressed belief in me and encouraged me to pursue my ideas.”
Rebecca Pearl, Ph.D.