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The Institute Welcomes the Second Cohort of Scholars!


The USF Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health welcomed its second cohort of Institute Scholars at an orientation session held on January 31, 2014. The Institute Scholars are students and professionals working and studying in child and adolescent behavioral health. This year, the Institute Scholars represent the fields […]

Florida Prevention Research Center and colleagues publish article on the use of social media to improve teen asthma care

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The Florida Prevention Research Center, the USF Social Marketing Group, and the Morsani College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics are collaborating on a study using social marketing principles to talk with teens and their caregivers.  Specifically, the research examines the benefits and barriers to asthma control, explores the technological strategies […]

ACOG Redefines “Full Term” Pregnancy


In a November 2013 Committee Opinion, ACOG and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine have recommended the use of “full term” to designate pregnancies between 39 0/7 weeks and 40 6/7 weeks gestation. This recommendation came from a work group convened to address the variance in neonatal outcomes resulting from pregnancies […]

Mural Dedication For Good Neighbor Store Initiative


“Know Your History. Then Make History” Mural Dedication For Good Neighbor Store Initiative November 4, 2013 · 12:00 pm  On October 19, 2013, the Lexington (Kentucky) Tweens Nutrition and Fitness Coalition, community partner of the Florida Prevention Research Center (FPRC), proudly unveiled the eagerly anticipated East End Mural at the Lexington […]

FPQC’s Obstetric Hemorrhage Initiative (OHI) Launched


  On October 30, 2013, over 100 individuals from 31 Florida hospitals and 4 North Carolina hospitals met at Winter Park Memorial Hospital to begin an 18 month initiative designed to reduce the incidence and severity of obstetric hemorrhage. Attendees from the hospitals participating in the OHI came in teams of […]