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DHP Presents at the First Annual Graduate Student Appreciation Week Research Competition Day

Published: Mar 31st, 2016

DHP student assistant Danielle Scheer, was invited to represent the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the first annual Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW) Research Competition Day.  Scheer […]

DHP Assistant Wins Poster Competition at UF’s Diversity Day

Published: Nov 9th, 2015

Disability and Health Program Assistant Danielle Scheer wins poster competition at the 2015 College of Public Health and Health Professions Diversity Day. To view Danielle’s poster and review other posters from the event visit: http://diversity.phhp.ufl.edu/

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Florida receives fourth year of CDC funding!

Published: Nov 3rd, 2015

The Florida Office on Disability and Health in pleased to announce that it has been funded for its final year of our new 4 year grant. The Florida Disability and Health […]

UF DHP Welcomes our new Program Assistant Karen Restrepo!

Published: Jan 20th, 2015

Karen Restrepo is a second year MPH student at the University of Florida, and graduated with her bachelor’s degree from UF in 2015.  Since beginning her time in the MPH […]

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New Reports Available!

Published: Aug 5th, 2014

Visit our FODH Reports and Publications Page  for new reports and policy briefs on topics such as Access to Health Care,  Caregiving, and Disability Prevalence. Our Disability Data Report includes […]

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New Resources Available

Published: Jul 14th, 2014

Check our Training and Resources page for new guides and tip sheets like: Communicating Tips for Speaking with People with Disability Disability Accessibility Tips for Healthcare Providers Insurance Coverage for […]

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Our Mission

Published: Feb 15th, 2014

The mission of the Florida Office on Disability & Health is to maximize the health, well-being, participation, & quality of life, throughout the lifespan, of all Floridians & their families living with disability.

Healthcare Access Tip Sheet

Published: Dec 11th, 2012

This short tip sheet can help healthcare facilities learn some quick tips on making their officies and communication more accessible to persons with disabilities. You can find the tip sheet […]