College of Nursing
Toni Glover, Ph.D., GNP-BC, ACHPN, has been selected for the inaugural class for the Strategic Communications Academy for UF Leaders and Scholars, a new initiative from the UF College of Journalism and Communications and UF Training & Organizational Development. Glover will use the training to further develop communication and dissemination strategies for research and practice on geriatric palliative care.
Susan Garbutt, D.N.P., R.N., C.I.C., C.N.E., is now a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, joining over 1,000 professionals from 26 countries. Certification of individuals is an internationally recognized method of demonstrating quality to consumers and industries. By meeting the standards that have been set through a peer-developed process, health care simulationists can demonstrate that they have the knowledge, and abilities desired to deliver quality health care simulation activities.
College of Pharmacy
Joshua Brown, Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.S., an assistant professor of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy, has been selected as a TEDMED 2017 Research Scholar. Representing corporate, academic and nonprofit organizations, among others, the scholars will help identify the topics, themes and speakers that will appear at the annual TEDMED event. Brown’s research interests include pharmacoepidemiology, drug policy and health outcomes.
College of Public Health and Health Professions
Robert Cook, M.D., M.P.H., a professor of epidemiology and medicine, has been named chair of the Florida Consortium for HIV/AIDS Research, the scientific arm of The AIDS Institute. The consortium promotes and coordinates inter-institutional and interdisciplinary collaboration on HIV research, including behavioral/epidemiologic studies, clinical trials, and studies of basic science, virology and vaccine development. Cook also directs the Southern HIV and Alcohol Research Consortium.
Tara Sabo-Attwood, Ph.D., an associate professor and chair of the department of environmental and global health, has been appointed to the advisory board of the journal Environmental Science: Nano. Published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the journal is designed to cover the benefits and implications of nanoscience and nanotechnology on environmental and human health and the sustainable design, development and use of nanotechnologies.