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New Biomedical Informatics Ph.D. Approved

The Department of Health Outcomes & Policy’s Ph.D. in Medical Sciences with a concentration in Biomedical Informatics was approved by the UF Graduate School on September 15.  …

HOP Researcher Calls for Increased Research on Waterpipe in AJPH Commentary

Pointing to an alarming rise in the number of U.S. youths who use a waterpipe, or hookah, to smoke tobacco, Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D., and two Florida-based public health researchers, are calling for more research to support recent government efforts to regulate the tobacco use method. Salloum, assistant professor…

PCORI Approves OneFlorida Clinical Data Network for Research

The OneFlorida Clinical Data Research Network is officially “Approved for Research,” after a rigorous review and data characterization cycle by PCORnet, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s national research data network.

HOP Chair Featured in UF Health Newsletter

The Post, UF Health’s monthly newsletter, featured Betsy Shenkman, Ph.D., in the “Distinctions” section of the May edition, honoring her appointment as national co-chair of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s PCORnet Pediatrics Collaborative Research Group. The group will help the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute set national priorities for pediatric research…