Improving Health Care
Upcoming Seminar: “Linking and Enriching Lexicons: The Open Multilingual Wordnet”
In his talk, Dr. Bond will introduce the Open Multilingual Wordnet, a large lexical network of words grouped into concepts and linked by typed semantic relations.
HOP Faculty to Serve on ADA’s National Health Disparities Committee
Ashby Walker, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy and the Institute for Child Health Policy, was nominated to serve a two-year term on the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) National Health Disparities Committee beginning in 2017. The committee, comprised of 14 leading health equity and…
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…
Gurka to Serve on Editorial Board of The Journal of Pediatrics
Matthew Gurka, Ph.D., was invited to serve a three-year term on the editorial board of The Journal of Pediatrics beginning January 1, 2017.
HOP Faculty Member Part of UF Research Team that Received Pfizer Grant Evaluating a School-Based Vaccine Program for Meningitis Serogroup B
HOP Faculty Member Presents at National PDMP Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Chris Delcher, Ph.D., gave a presentation on the new web-based Florida Drug-Related Outcomes and Surveillance Tracking System (FROST) at a national prescription drug monitoring program meeting in Washington, D.C., in August. Delcher, an assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, was invited to present “Development of…
PCORI Approves OneFlorida Clinical Data Network for Research
The OneFlorida Clinical Data Research Network is officially “Approved for Research,” after a rigorous review and data characterization cycle by PCORnet, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s national research data network.