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The impact of stress and burnout on our health

Lisa Merlo Greene

In our latest Wellness Talk, Dr. Lisa Merlo Greene discussed the impacts that stress and burnout can have on an individual’s health outcomes and provided potential preventative methods. Dr. Merlo Greene is a licensed clinical psychologist and director of wellness programs for the UF College of Medicine. You can hear what she has to say […]

UF Health COVID-19 vaccine town hall: Important facts for families

Join trusted health care providers from UF Health and the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County for a COVID-19 vaccine town hall. Experts in the field will answer questions that will help you make your family’s vaccination plan and feel confident in reconnecting with loved ones. Town hall panelists will include UF Health Screen, […]

COVID-19 and the Latinx Community: Q&A with Dr. Michael Lauzardo

Join the Latinx Staff & Faculty Association for an English and Spanish COVID-19 town hall with Dr. Michael Lauzardo, director of UF Health Screen, Test & Protect. Dr. Lauzardo will discuss and answer questions on how COVID-19 is impacting the Latinx community, vaccine safety and vaccine hesitancy. The event will take place on Zoom on […]

Tune in for expert-led sessions throughout Financial Literacy Week

Throughout the week of April 5, improve your financial literacy and develop healthier financial habits by participating in one or more sessions in our Financial Literacy Series. All webinars are free and will be held via Zoom. Learn what you can do to maximize your retirement savings, discover the fundamentals of investing, find strategies on how to […]

Wellness Talk features integrative cardiology specialist Monica Aggarwal

In our latest Wellness Talk, UF Integrative Cardiology and Prevention Director Dr. Monica Aggarwal, discusses cardiovascular health, disparities in access and the impact of healthy living. Dr. Aggarwal focuses on promoting food as the foundation of healing and for its medicinal value. You can watch or listen to the talk by visiting the UFHR Wellness […]

UF Wellness Week offers events for students, faculty and staff

Join the UF Healthy Gators Coalition for UF Wellness Week next Monday, March 8, through Saturday, March 13. UF students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in a series of events to support healthy and active living with a focus on mindfulness. Throughout the week, wellness partners throughout campus will share tips and tools […]

Financial Literacy Series: Let’s talk credit

Want to learn how to develop healthier financial habits to build credit? Join UFHR Wellness for the next installment of its Financial Literacy Series. Discover tools to understand your credit and how it may help you reach your goals, and learn how to effectively manage your credit as well as what to consider when borrowing. […]

CWC Director Ernesto Escoto discusses mental health disparities on college campuses

Ernesto Escoto

In this month’s Wellness Talk, UF Counseling and Wellness Center Director Dr. Ernesto Escoto discussed mental health disparities experienced by people of color and other marginalized groups on a university campus. Many students, especially those who come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, may resist seeking counseling, Escoto explained. “The best thing we can do is to […]

Financial Literacy Series – Five questions to ask before you retire

UFHR Wellness has partnered with several campus and community partners to bring together a series of workshops aimed at increasing financial literacy and developing healthier financial habits. The next installment of the Financial Literacy Series, led by a Financial Advisor from Wells Fargo, will cover the five most common questions that need to be addressed […]

Cultivating Compassion and Collectivism

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Racial trauma has many academics oscillating between fight, flight and freeze responses. Beginning Feb. 10, Della V. Mosley, Ph.D., UF assistant professor of counseling psychology, will host a series of workshops under the theme of “Cultivating Compassion & Collectivism.” Dr. Mosley will describe the connection between trauma, healing, compassion and collectivism, and introduce and guide participants through […]