The Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics’ 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.

Photo of Aditi Patel, Ph.D., with HOBI faculty advisers

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...


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...