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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.

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…

UF team to study lung cancer screening in veterans

A team of University of Florida researchers led by Yi Guo, Ph.D., an associate professor in the department of health outcomes and biomedical informatics in the UF College of Medicine, has received a two-year $200,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to identify geographic hotspots of low adherence to lung cancer screening in veterans.

Expanding leadership within HOBI

We are pleased to announce several faculty members who received promotions within the department on July 1. Their dedication to excellence is inspirational, and we anticipate even more success in these new roles. Their new titles are: Stephanie Staras, PhD: Associate Chair, Faculty Development Carma Bylund, PhD: Associate Chair, Education…