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Researchers incubate ideas and welcome critiques at Design Studio sessions

A new interactive series launched in February by the University of Florida’s Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) to helps researchers obtain direct, confidential feedback about proposed research. Called a “Design Studio,” the one-hour meeting mimics a National Institutes of Health (NIH) study section to assess aspiring eggs of research before they hatch.

NIH grant funds machine learning research into pediatric asthma

Researchers at the University of Florida College of Medicine are working to improve the lives and patient care of children suffering with asthma in the United States. Asthma is a disease common among more than 6 million children nationwide. Jennifer Fishe, MD, and Jie Xu, PhD, are principal investigators for this study.

Grant enables area’s first mobile unit for breast cancer prevention

One of the project leaders for a new $1.5-million grant is Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D., from the College of Medicine’s Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics. Working with the UF Health Cancer Center, the project will provide North Florida with its first mobile mammography with leading-edge technology.

UF opens Malachowsky Hall for Data Science & Information Technology

Designed to set the standard for future STEM buildings across national and international campuses and transform the artificial intelligence (AI) and data science workforce, the University of Florida Friday held a celebratory ribbon cutting for the Malachowsky Hall for Data Science & Information Technology.

Staras and Ray win Exemplary Teacher Award 2023 

The UF College of Medicine has honored two of our faculty members with a 2023 Exemplary Teacher Award. Within the department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics (HOBI), the winners are Stephanie Staras, Ph.D., and Jessica Ray, Ph.D.

Researchers combine public service with secondhand smoke study

Three researchers from Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics (HOBI) serve on the organizing team for the Florida Health Policy Leadership Academy within UF’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service. They also recently combined efforts to publish a study on secondhand smoke with surprisingly high exposure rates. The study…