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Only student to win cancer moonshot award for implementation science

The very ambitious Miranda Reid, a student physician-scientist in the College of Medicine’s Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics (HOBI) at the University of Florida, recently won one of this year’s four awards from the National Cancer Institute in support of implementation science.

HOBI Education Day showcases student success

Held for the first time in Malachowsky Hall, HOBI Education Day was a great success, and we appreciate the organizers and many graduate students who contributed. During the full-day event we enjoyed 5 research presentations, 2 shark tank pitches, and 15 posters, along with the mentoring workshop and keynote.

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.

HOBI grad student discusses the value of summer internships in industry

Boya Lin, a Ph.D. student at HOBI, is working as an intern this summer with the Experiential Internship Program at AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Chicago. During the internship, Lin will work remotely with AbbVie’s Department of Health Economics and Outcome Research.

HOP Pre-doctoral Candidate Publishes Study in The Lancet Global Health

Martin Wegman, an NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awardee and M.D.-Ph.D. candidate at the University of Florida, is lead author of the first study to demonstrate that compulsory drug detention centers (CDDCs)—widely used in Asia and Southeast Asia—are ineffective in treating opioid addiction. The article appeared in…