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University Scholars Program Student Published in UF’s Journal of Undergraduate Research

Deina Bossa, a current M.D. candidate and former undergraduate participant in the University Scholars Program with the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, was published in the Spring 2015 issue of the University of Florida’s Journal of Undergraduate Research. Her paper, “Explaining State Variation in Medicaid Expenditures,” discusses the…

HOP Faculty Member Attends mHTI Workshop

François Modave, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, was selected to attend the 2015 mHealth Training Institute, an interdisciplinary conference with 30 participants from the behavioral and social sciences; health science specialties; biological, physical or earth sciences; computational science and mathematics; and engineering.

HOP Faculty Member Featured in a Supplement Published by Tobacco Control

Ramzi G. Salloum, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, was the lead author on a paper, “Cigarette price and other factors associated with brand loyalty in Zambia,” published by Tobacco Control in a supplement on the Economics of Tobacco Control in July 2015.

HOP Postdoctoral Fellow Receives Society for Prevention Research Travel Award

The Society for Prevention Research and the American Indian and Alaska Native Coordinating Committee of the National Institute on Drug Abuse have selected Brady Garrett, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy and counseling psychologist intern with Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health, to receive money towards the…

HOP Assistant Professor Inducted Into Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society

Chris Delcher, Ph.D., research assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, has been inducted into the Beta Upsilon Chapter of Delta Omega, the honorary society of public health. “Dr. Delcher has shown a long-term commitment to public health from his work in the Virginia Department of Health…