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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.

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.

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.

A trio of grants brings $13 million for aging research using AI

A University of Florida researcher hit a grand slam that secured funding and launched three projects on September 1, 2023 for a combined value of $13.3 million. Jiang Bian, Ph.D., is a UF professor in Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics (HOBI) within the College of Medicine. The National Institute on Aging funded the three collaborative project grants.