One of the project leaders for a new $1.5-million grant is Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D., from the College of Medicine’s Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics. Working with the UF Health Cancer Center, the project will provide North Florida with its first mobile mammography with leading-edge technology.
“Data envelopment analysis is a useful tool for assessing the relative efficiency of organizations that implement evidence-based programs in a way that is not possible with other analytic methods,” said Dr. Kathryn Pluta, University of Florida researcher and lead author.
Three researchers from Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics (HOBI) serve on the organizing team for the Florida Health Policy Leadership Academy within UF’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service. They also recently combined efforts to publish a study on secondhand smoke with surprisingly high exposure rates. The study…
Stephanie Staras, Ph.D., a distinguished population health scientist whose research focuses on preventing human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers, has been named co-leader of the University of Florida Health Cancer Center’s Cancer Control and Population Sciences (CCPS) research program.
A team of University of Florida researchers has received a three-year $1.5 million grant from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health to conduct a clinical trial on the use of kava as a tobacco cessation aid.
A team of University of Florida researchers led by Yi Guo, Ph.D., an associate professor in the department of health outcomes and biomedical informatics in the UF College of Medicine, has received a two-year $200,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to identify geographic hotspots of low adherence to lung cancer screening in veterans.
Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D., an accomplished cancer implementation science researcher with a focus on tobacco control, has been named associate director for community outreach and engagement at the University of Florida Health Cancer Center.