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In this Wellness Talk episode, we talked with GatorCare Wellness Manager Mallory Rubek about creating and sustaining healthy habits.


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The Well at UF podcast features wellness content that aims to provide you with resources to help improve your health and well-being.

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Past Episodes

Season 4

Better Health Outcomes Through Early Prevention

As part of Men’s Health Month, Florida Blue Wellness Coordinator Andy Greenhaw, joined us to discuss the physical and mental health issues that men face and how we can encourage them to care for their overall well-being.

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Developing Local and Seasonal Eating Habits

As part of National Nutrition Month, Family, Youth and Community Sciences Assistant Professor Catherine Campbell, Ph.D., joined us to discuss the benefits of seasonal eating habits and how to support sustainable growing practices.

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Health Disparities in the African American Community

In this episode we discuss health disparities faced by the African American community as well as the social determinants of health with College of Public Health and Health Professions Clinical Assistant Professor Brittney Dixon, Ph.D.

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Managing Mental Health Around the Holidays

Our November Wellness Talk features UF EAP counselor Devin Shorey, who discusses the effects of the holiday season on our mental health and how to enjoy the festivities while safeguarding our well-being.

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Mental Health Within the Hispanic-American Community

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, we sat down with UF EAP counselor Massiel Snow, Psy.D., to discuss mental health within the Hispanic-American community and how to overcome pervasive stigmas.

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Season 3

Creating and Sustaining Healthy Habits

In this episode, we discuss how to create and sustain healthy habits with GatorCare Wellness Manager Mallory Rubek.

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Lupus Patient Experience

In this episode, we discuss the outcomes and prognosis of patients with lupus with Mark Segal, M.D., Ph.D., UF College of Medicine Chief of Division of Nephrology, Hypertension, and Renal Transplantation.

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Lupus Research and Awareness

In this episode, we discuss lupus and ongoing research efforts to address this autoimmune disorder with UF researchers Laurence Morel, Ph.D., Erika Moore, Ph.D., and Tracoyia Roach.

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Making Healthy Choices in a World of Flavor

In this episode, we discuss healthy eating habits with Jonathan Vredenburg, UF Health-Jacksonville’s Employee Wellness Program Manager.

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Mental Health Stigma – Depression and Anxiety

In this episode, we discuss mental health awareness and the stigma associated with mental health as it relates to depression and anxiety with Catherine Striley, Ph.D., associate professor at the UF Department of Epidemiology.

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The Tobacco Cesation Journey

In this Wellness Talk episode, and as part of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, we talked with Lindsey King, Ph.D., about the ins and outs of tobacco cessation treatment.

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Season 2

Bluevember – Diabetes Awareness, Prevention and Access Equity

In this episode, we discuss diabetes awareness, prevention and access equity with UF Diabetes Institute Director for Health Equity Initiatives  Ashby Walker, Ph.D.

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Empathy and Well-being

In this episode, we discuss empathy and the impact it has on our health and well-being with UF’s School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education Assistant Professor Hannah Bayne, Ph.D.

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Heart Health and Healthy Living

In this episode, we discuss cardiovascular health, disparities in access and the impact of healthy living with UF Division of Cardiovascular Medicine Associate Professor Monica Aggarwal, Ph.D.

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Impact of Stress and Burnout on Health

In this episode, we discuss stress and burnout health outcomes and prevention with UF College of Medicine Director of Wellness Programs Lisa Merlo Greene, Ph.D.

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Mental Health Disparities on College Campuses

In this episode, we discussed mental health disparities experienced by people of color and other marginalized groups on a university campus with Ernesto Escoto, Ph.D., Counseling and Wellness Center director.

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Suicide Prevention

In this episode, we discuss suicide prevention, warning signs and the resources available for those who may need help with UF Health Director of Clinical Services Joseph Munson, Ph.D.

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Season 1

An Introduction to Mindful Living

In this episode, we discuss mindful living with UFHR Communication and Worklife Director Angie Brown.

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Defining and Improving Health Literacy

In this episode, we discuss the concept of Health Literacy with UF Health Science Center Libraries Nursing and Consumer Health Liaison Librarian Maggie Ansell.

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Grief and Coping with Loss

In this episode, we discuss grief and coping with loss with UF Innovation Academy Adjunct Lecturer and lead facilitator and creative director of Guts and Glory Gainesville Taylor Williams.

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Intuitive Eating and Nutrition Trends ‘Red Flags’

In this episode, we discuss intuitive eating, dieting and red flags within nutritional trends with UF’s Department of Recreational Sports Dietitian and Assistant Director for Nutrition Jessie Furman.

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National Recovery Month – Support and Resources

In this episode, we discuss National Recovery Month and how it helps shed the stigma of addiction with Executive Director of the UF Health Florida Recovery Center David Fields.
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Self-Assessment for Prediabetes Prevention

In this episode, we discuss prediabetes prevention with Department of Community Health and Family Medicine Professor and Vice-Chair for Research Arch Mainous, Ph.D.

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