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The Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics Newsroom is the hub for faculty news and research, including press releases, upcoming events, announcements and media coverage. If you are a member of the media, please contact Diana Tonnessen, Communications Manager, at (352) 294-5972 or via email,

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July 30, 2020

Perceived discrimination increases health risks among African Americans, study finds

Michelle Cardel, PhD, HOBI assistant professor, finds a significant association between perceived discrimination and worsening severity of a health condition known as metabolic syndrome in African Americans.

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HOBI faculty member to head new research program…

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