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Researcher spotlight: Shantrel Canidate

This past spring, Shantrel Canidate, M.P.H., Ph.D., was awarded a prestigious K01 grant, a research career development award from the NIH NIDA, for her work in HIV research.

UF Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety receives over $7M in renewal funding

Workers in agriculture, fisheries and forestry are among those at greatest risk nationally for injury and work-related health problems. Additionally, work-related fatalities are nearly seven times higher in these industries compared to all other industries in the United States. With the goal of reducing the incidence and severity of chronic and acute health and safety problems in these occupational groups, the University of Florida’s Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, or SCCAHS, has been awarded $7 million in renewed funding from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, which is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.