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Sibille and Bartley Present at Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology

Drs. Kimberly Sibille and Emily Bartley presented their research at the 2017 Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology in Montreal, Quebec in July along with University of Michigan researcher, Dr. Afton Hassett. Their talk entitled, “Living well with chronic pain: Shifting the lens from pathology to resilience” focused on stepping…

Dasilva inducted into Xi Omicron Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon

The Xi Omicron Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon held their 41st Annual Convocation Dinner on May 18, 2017 at the Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel and Conference Center. Twelve new graduating seniors and two faculty members were inducted into the dental profession’s most prestigious honor society. Nearly 90 faculty, students,…

Fillingim Receives American Pain Society Honor

Congratulations to Roger B. Fillingim, Ph.D., who received a Distinguished Service Award from the American Pain Society (APS) during their annual meeting in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania in May. The award recognizes outstanding and dedicated service to the APS. Fillingim, a professor in the UF department of community dentistry and…

Fillingim Presents at World Congress on Pain

Dr. Fillingim gave the opening Plenary Session entitled “Individual Differences in Pain: Understanding the Mosaic that Makes Pain Personal” at the World Congress on Pain in Yokohama, Japan.

Bartley Receives NIH Award to Study Resilience in Older Adults with Back Pain

Dr. Bartley has been awarded a National Institutes of Health K99/R00 award funded by the National Institute on Aging entitled: Adaptability and Resilience in Aging Adults (ARIAA). Persistent pain is a major health concern in older adults and is often associated with increased psychological and functional burden. Therefore, the…

Sibille Receives NIH Award

Dr. Sibille has been awarded a National Institutes of Health R01 award funded by the National Institute on Aging entitled: Health Disparities in Osteoarthritis: Biological Aging, Stress, and Pain – Modulation by Resilience Factors.

A Long, Slow Ouch

UF Health study suggests that as we age, we may all become more sensitive to pain. The research suggests for the first time that inflammation may occur more quickly and at a higher magnitude — and stay around longer — when older adults experience pain versus when younger adults experience…

Vaughn receives Leighton E. Cluff Award

Congratulations to Ivana A. Vaughn, recent Graduate/Professional recipient of the $1200 Leighton E. Cluff Award for Aging Research. The competitive award program seeks to increase students’ scholarly investigation and research on issues related to older adults and the aging process. Applicants were required to submit a scholarly research project pertaining…