Please see below for current award opportunities.
Do you need additional funding to take your research to the next level? Check out the PHHP Research Innovation Fund.
An award offered through the Office of the Provost for faculty enhancement.
The next period for FEO submissions will be announced in Fall 2023. Check back then!
Past PHHP Awardees
This award acknowledges an exceptional record of achievement in the areas of teaching, research and publication, and professional and public service that is recognized both nationally and internationally. The final decision is made by the President with the advice of the Academic Personnel Board.
Distinguished Professor/Curator Awardees:
|Faculty name:||Department||year of award|
|Krista Vandenborne||Physical Therapy||2017|
UF Research Foundation Professorships:
These awards annually recognize faculty research contributions and provide incentives for continued excellence in research. Each Professorship is awarded for a three-year period and includes a $5,000 annual salary supplement and a $3,000 research grant. Associate and Full Professors who are tenured and who have been on the UF faculty for at least five years are eligible to be nominated by their colleges.
UF Research Foundation Professorship Awardees:
|Faculty Name||Department||Year of award|
|Tara Sabo-Attwood||Environmental & Global Health||2020|
|Ronald Cohen||Clinical & Health Psychology||2019|
|Michael Robinson||Clinical & Health Psychology||2018|
|David Fuller||Physical Therapy||2016|
|Carolynn Patten||Physical Therapy||2015|
|Catherine Price||Clinical & Health Psychology||2014|
|Michael Marsiske||Clinical & Health Psychology||2012|
|David Janicke||Clinical & Health Psychology||2011|
Research Opportunity Seed Fund:
This annual seed grant program targets interdisciplinary, faculty-initiated research initiatives with potential for extramural support up to $100,000 over two years. It funds new projects and/or new collaborative partnerships. Awardees listed are either PI or CoPI.
Research Opportunity Seed Fund Awardees:
|Faculty Name||Department||Year of Award|
|Rhonda Bacher (CoPI)||Biostatistics||2021|
|Karen Hegland (PI)||Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences||2021|
|Matthew Masapollo (PI)||Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences||2021|
|Joseph Bisesi (PI)||Environmental & Global Health||2020|
|Zhigang Li (CoPI)||Biostatistics||2020|
|Russell Hepple (PI)||Physical Therapy||2020|
|Andrew Judge (PI)||Physical Therapy||2020|
|Tara Sabo-Attwood (CoPI)||Environmental & Global Health||2020|
|Russell Hepple (CoPI)||Physical Therapy||2019|
|David Fuller||Physical Therapy||2018|
Excellence Awards for Assistant Professors:
The Provost’s Office offers the Excellence Awards for Assistant Professors recognizing excellence in research. Each award is a one-time allocation of $5,000 in support of research that can be used to fund travel, equipment, books, graduate students, and other research-related expenses.
Excellence Awards for Assistant Professors Awardees:
|Faculty Name||Department||Year of award|
|Jeff Boissoneault||Clinical & Health Psychology||2021|
|Katheryn Ross||Clinical & Health Psychology||2019|
|David Fedele||Clinical & Health Psychology||2018|
For information regarding nomination packet requirements: Excellence Awards for Assistant Professors
Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO) Awards:
This award advances the academic/professional/scholarly abilities of faculty members in the Health Science Center. The awards are more flexible in nature and duration than traditional sabbaticals. The award, of approximately $40,000, is sponsored by the President’s Office and the award amount can vary widely, depending on the expenses required by the project; however, the recipient’s unit is required to provide some resources towards the activity. A number of awards have been made to PHHP faculty—approximately 2 per year.
Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO) Awardees:
|Faculty name||Department||year of award|
|Joy Gabrielli||Clinical & Health Psychology||Spring 2023|
|Zulma Santiago Zayas||Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences||Spring 2023|
|Sherrilene Classen||Occupational Therapy||Fall 2022|
|Rhonda Bacher||Biostatistics||Spring 2022|
|Andrew Kane||Environmental & Global Health||Spring 2022|
|Catalina Lopez-Quintero||Epidemiology||Spring 2022|
|Kathryn Ross||Clinical & Health Psychology||Spring 2022|
|Song Liang||Environmental & Global Health||Spring 2019|
|Mattia Prosperi||Epidemiology||Spring 2019|
|Krishna Vaddiparti||Epidemiology||Spring 2019|