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Increases in Minimum Wage Associated with Better Birth Outcomes

Published: Jul 15th, 2016

HOP Press Release Linking Alcohol Sales Tax Increase with Drop in Sexually Transmitted Infections Reaches more than 22 Million

Published: Mar 10th, 2016

HOP Faculty Member Invited to Speak at the CDC’s 2016 STD Prevention Conference

Published: Mar 9th, 2016

Stephanie Staras, Ph.D., has been invited to speak at a plenary session at the 2016 STD Prevention Conference about her recent journal article detailing how an increase in Maryland’s alcohol […]

HOP Faculty Members’ Article Featured in a Podcast for the American Journal of Public Health

Published: Oct 7th, 2015

An article by HOP faculty, Alexander C. Wagenaar, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, and Stephanie Staras, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes […]

Researchers See Significant Reduction in Fatal Car Crashes after an Increase in Alcohol Taxes

Published: Sep 4th, 2015

Increasing state alcohol taxes could prevent thousands of deaths a year from car crashes, say University of Florida Health researchers, who found alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes decreased after taxes on […]

HOP Scientific Partnership with the Cherokee Nation Featured at Society for Prevention Research Annual Meeting

Published: May 18th, 2015

A collaborative research team of individuals from the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy and Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health will present their recent research results on underage alcohol use at […]

HOP Faculty Contribute to Handbook of Adolescent Drug Use Prevention

HOP Faculty Contribute to Handbook of Adolescent Drug Use Prevention

Published: Apr 15th, 2015

  Sarah Lynne-Landsman, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, and Alexander Wagenaar, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, co-authored a chapter […]

SSRN Lists Professors’ Paper Regarding Social Determinants of Health on Several Top Ten Lists

Published: Jan 23rd, 2015

A recent paper published by two professors in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy was ranked on several Social Science Research Network Top Ten download lists. Alexander C. Wagenaar, […]

UF Scientists Collaborate on Web Tool That Calculates Impacts of Alcohol Taxes

Published: Dec 2nd, 2014

Research shows that increasing alcohol taxes decreases excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. Now, that decrease can be modeled with an interactive tool developed by a team of researchers across […]

Health Policy Expert Featured in National Policy Magazine on Marijuana Legalization

Published: Dec 2nd, 2014

Alexander C. Wagenaar, Ph.D., professor of health outcomes and policy, was quoted in a recent article, entitled “What if States Just Sold Marijuana Themselves?” in Governing magazine…