HOBI Grand Rounds

HOBI Grand Rounds hosts renowned speakers, scientists and educators from across the country to present the latest research, trends and perspectives on health outcomes, implementation science and biomedical informatics. These events usually occur on the second Tuesday of every month from noon -1 p.m., with breaks during holidays and summer seasons.

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Grand Rounds Calendar

Spring 2023

  • January 10 – Ronald I. Shorr, MD, MS, Research Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Director, Geriatric Research Education & Clinical Center (GRECC) at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, “Fall Prevention in Hospitals: A Matter of Balance” WATCH RECORDING
  • February 6 – Carla Fisher, PhD, associate professor in the UF College of Journalism & Communications, Director of UF’s Family·Health·Lifespan Communication Lab and a member of the UF Health Cancer Center, presents “Family-Centered Psychosocial Oncology Care: Helping Families Engage in Health-Promoting Communication Across the Lifespan and Disease Continuum.” CTRB 2161 and via Zoom
  • February 14 – TBA
  • March 21 – TBA
  • April 11 – TBA

Fall 2022

  • August 9 Lisa Carter-Harris, PhD, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, “Why Lung Cancer Screening is a Process and Not a Yes/No Visit: Making the Case for Shared Decision-Making” WATCH RECORDING
  • September 15Gregor Stiglic, PhD, University of Maribor, Slovenia, “AI-based prediction models in primary healthcare” WATCH RECORDING
  • October 11Lawrence Hunter, PhD, University of Colorado, Denver, “Knowledge-based biomedical data science” WATCH RECORDING
  • November 15Skyler Johnson, MD, University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute, “Impacts, New Insights and Challenges of Cancer Misinformation” WATCH RECORDING

Spring 2022

  • January 11Todd Manini, PhD, Department of Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics, UF, “The Road Leading to ROAMM: Remote Online Assessment and Mobility Monitor.” WATCH RECORDING
  • February 8Rachel Shelton, ScD, MPH, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, “Opportunities to Advance Health Equity Through Implementation Science,” via Zoom.
  • March 8 Kun Huang, PhD, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, “Challenges and Opportunities in Informatics for Precision Medicine,” via Zoom.
  • April 19Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, University of California, San Francisco and Emory University, “Achieving Health Equity: Naming Racism and Moving to Action.”

Fall 2021

  • November 9 – Melanie Guldi, PhD, University of Central Florida, “Leveraging the RDC to analyze the National Maternal and Infant Health Survey (The Effects of Pregnancy-Related Medicaid Expansions on Maternal, Infant, and Child Health).” WATCH RECORDING
  • October 12Joshua Vest, PhD, Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indiana University, “Assessment of Structured Data Elements for Use in Social Risk Factor Computable Phenotyping: A Delphi Panel Study.” WATCH RECORDING
  • September 14Timnit Gebru, PhD, Black in AI, “Behind the Fairness Rhetoric of Machine Learning.” WATCH RECORDING

Spring 2021

  • January 12 – Garry Bennett, PhD, Duke University, “Digitally Treating Obesity and Comorbidities among the Medically Vulnerable.”
  • March 16 – Sara Birken, PhD, Wake Forest University, “Selecting and Applying Implementation Science Theories, Models and Frameworks.”
  • April 13 – Alicia Fernandez, PhD, University of California, San Francisco, “Reflecting on COVID Disparities.”
  • May 11 – Ziaogian Jiang, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center, “Recent Artificial Intelligence Applications in Biomedicine.”

Now accepting suggested speakers

Camara Phyllis Jones - Grand Rounds

Do you know someone who would be an excellent HOBI Grand Rounds speaker?

HOBI grand rounds speakers are typically senior faculty at other institutions that offer unique perspectives or conduct insightful research at the intersection of health outcomes and biomedical informatics. Suggestions will be reviewed by our Grand Rounds committee on a quarterly basis.

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For questions about an upcoming grand rounds or to access the recording of a past event, please contact our administrative staff at HOBI@health.ufl.edu

A big thanks to the HOBI Grand Rounds Committee for its work organizing and hosting these events. The committee includes: Ramzi Salloum (chair), Jaclyn Hall, Dominick Lemas, Eli Morris, Kali Steffel, Katie Stewart and Diana Tonnessen.