HOBI Grand Rounds

HOBI Grand Rounds hosts renowned speakers, researchers 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 the second Tuesday of every month from noon -1 p.m., but break during holiday and summer seasons.

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All Upcoming Events

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  2. Nov 10

Grand Rounds Calendar

Spring 2021

Date and time Speaker Institution Talk title
Tuesday, January 12, 12-1pm Gary Bennett, PhD Duke University “Digitally Treating Obesity and Its Comorbidities Among the Medically Vulnerable.”
Tuesday, March 16, 12-1pm Sara Birken, PhD Wake Forest University “Selecting and Applying Implementation Science Theories, Models and frameworks.”
Tuesday, April 13, 12-1pm Alicia Fernandez, PhD University of California, San Francisco “Reflecting on COVID Disparities.”
Tuesday, May 11, 12-1pm Xiaoqian Jiang, PhD University of Texas Health Science Center “Recent Artificial Intelligence Applications in Biomedicine.”

Fall 2021

Date and time Speaker institution Talk title Watch
Tuesday, September 14, 12-1pm Timnit Gebru, PhD Black in AI “Behind the Fairness Rhetoric of Machine Learning” WATCH RECORDING
Tuesday, October 12, 11am-12pm Joshua 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
Tuesday, November 9, 12pm-1pm 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 LIVE (on November 9)

Now accepting suggested speakers

Jennifer Elston Lafata presenting at HOBI Grand Rounds

Do you know someone that 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.

HOBI Grand Rounds Suggested Speakers

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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, and Diana Tonnessen.