Announcements

The Department of Health Outcomes and Policy’s faculty members, fellows and graduate students consistently contribute to the fields of implementation science, health services research, prevention science and more across the nation and on the University of Florida campus. This feed highlights their accomplishments, as well as events, recent publications and media coverage.

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Student Spotlight

Jun 28th, 2018

HOBI student Aditi Patel is the first in the department to earn a Ph.D. in Medical Sciences with a concentration in health outcomes and policy. Read more student highlights here.

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Florida’s obesity rate may be higher than originally thought, new study finds

Jun 19th, 2018

Florida’s obesity rate may be higher than originally thought. A widely used national health survey puts the overall obesity rate in the state at 27.8 percent, but...

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Maldonado-Molina Gives Two Presentations at Society for Prevention Research Meeting

May 30th, 2018

Mildred Maldonado-Molina, Ph.D., gave two presentations at the Society for Prevention Research 26th Annual Meeting held in Washington, D.C...

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Gurka to Serve on NIH Study Section

May 9th, 2018

Matthew Gurka, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics (HOBI) at UF and associate director of UF’s Institute for Child Health Policy (ICHP), was selected […]

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HOBI Faculty to Host “2018 Data Science in Health Informatics Summer Workshop”

May 9th, 2018

Three faculty members in the Department of Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics will host a three-week data science workshop for visiting undergraduate students from China at the University of Florida […]

HOBI Administrator Receives COM Superior Accomplishment Award

HOBI Administrator Receives COM Superior Accomplishment Award

Mar 14th, 2018

Lizabeth Manini, director of administrative services in the Department of Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics (HOBI) and chief operating officer of the OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium, received a 2017-2018 Superior […]

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HOBI Faculty Member Mentors Two Undergraduates

Feb 9th, 2018

Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D., will serve as a faculty mentor for two undergraduate students enrolled in UF’s 2017-2018 Emerging Scholars Program: Yasmine Hamzah and Kayla Childs.

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HOP Faculty Receive AMIA 2017 Distinguished Paper Award

Dec 19th, 2017

A paper co-authored by a team of OneFlorida researchers, including faculty in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy (HOP), was selected for the American Medical Informatics Association’s (AMIA) 2017 […]

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HOP student presents at 2017 APHA Research Meeting in Atlanta

Dec 18th, 2017

Cilia Zayas, MHA, MSF and Ph.D. student in the Department of Health Outcomes and Policy (HOP), gave an oral presentation at the 2017 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Research […]

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HOP Faculty Member Receives DOJ Grant to Reduce Opioid-Related Risks in Florida

Dec 18th, 2017

Chris Delcher, Ph.D., has received a 3-year, $600,000 grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance in Washington, D.C., to map the opioid prescribing

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HOP Faculty Member to Serve as Vice Chair for ASPO Special Interest Group

Dec 1st, 2017

Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy (HOP), was appointed...

HOP Faculty Member Presents Research on mHealth Tool at Academy Health in December

Dec 1st, 2017

Stephanie Staras, Ph.D., will give a presentation about improving the implementation of an mHealth application within pediatric clinical care at the 10th Annual...