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UF researchers host summit on end-of-life care

UF Health Cancer Center members Carma Bylund, Ph.D., a professor in the department of health outcomes and biomedical informatics, and Susan Bluck, Ph.D., a lifespan developmental psychologist and gerontologist in the UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ department of psychology, recently co-hosted a summit at UF that delved into the science of how people care for one another, particularly at the end of life.

Staras earns Cancer Center’s Principal Investigator of the Year

Stephanie Staras, PhD, won the Principal Investigator award from the University of Florida Health Cancer Center for exceptional trial recruitment in 2023. She received the award in January at a ceremony at the Cade Museum in Gainesville, Florida. Staras is an Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Faculty Development in the Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics.

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.

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…