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HOP Faculty Spoke at Student Data Science and Informatics Organization Symposium

François Modave, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, and Jiang Bian, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, discussed UF’s informatics research at the Data Science and Informatics Student Organization’s symposium on April 14. To help expose undergraduate students to…

HOP Faculty Attend UF’s Informatics Institute’s Inaugural Symposium

Several faculty members from the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy attended the Informatics Institute’s Inaugural Symposium on March 19, and Betsy Shenkman, Ph.D., chair of the department, was one of the symposium’s speakers, with a presentation on medical big data and computing. In addition, François Modave, Ph.D., associate professor…

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…

HOP Student Accepts Fellowship with the SPSSI and AAAS

Recent HOP graduate Steve Newell Ph.D., has accepted a fellowship with the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and will be speaking at SPSSI’s new conference, A Road Less Traveled: Forging Links between Psychological Science and…

Shenkman Receives UF Research Foundation Professorship Award

Betsy Shenkman, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, was selected to receive a University of Florida Research Foundation (UFRF) Professorship, which recognizes faculty who have established a distinguished record of research and scholarship. Shenkman was specifically commended for her key role in the university’s research enterprise…

HOP Faculty Contribute to Handbook of Adolescent Drug Use Prevention

  Sarah Lynne-Landsman, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, and Alexander Wagenaar, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, co-authored a chapter in the Handbook of Adolescent Drug Use Prevention, a compendium of theory, research, and methods related to adolescent drug…

Upcoming Seminar: “ PCORI’s Role in Addressing Disparities through Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Research”

The Multidisciplinary Academic-Community Obesity Disparities Research (MACOD-R) Partnership, an initiative of the UF Health Disparities Research and Intervention Program, presents the Obesity Disparities Research and Intervention Seminar Series, featuring: Ayodola Anise, MHS Program Officer, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute “PCORI’s Role in Addressing Disparities through Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Research”…

Department Hosts Biomedical Informatics Networking Reception

The Department of Health Outcomes & Policy will host a biomedical informatics networking reception on Wednesday, April 15, from 1-3 p.m. in the Clinical and Translational Research Building, room 2161. The gathering serves to convene the biomedical informatics community and those interested in its work with the intent of facilitating…