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New Resources Available

Published: Dec 14th, 2018

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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New Reports Available!

Published: Dec 5th, 2017

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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UF DHP Welcomes Program Assistant Meagan Sullivan!

Published: Sep 20th, 2017

Meagan Sullivan is a second year MPH student at the University of Florida. She graduated with bachelor’s degrees in both Psychology and Criminology from UF in 2017.  She has been involved […]

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Our Mission

Published: Feb 15th, 2017

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.

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DHP Assistant Presents at Poster Competition for the UF Gator Healthcare Forum

Published: Dec 9th, 2016

Disability and Health Program Assistant Danielle Scheer presented a poster at the 2016 UF Gator Healthcare Forum. To view Danielle’s poster click here    

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Florida receives New Round of CDC funding!

Published: Nov 3rd, 2016

The Florida Office on Disability and Health in pleased to announce that it has been funded for an additional 5 year cycle through the year 2021. The Florida Disability and Health Program […]

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 […]