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Research Team Creates Brief, Reliable Alcohol Risk Survey for American Indian and White Adolescents

As part of a large-scale, NIH-funded prevention science study that aims to reduce underage alcohol use among American Indians and white adolescents in rural Oklahoma, an Institute for Child Health […]

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Biostatistics Research Team Recognized by AMSTAT News for Two Grant Awards

Keith Muller, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Health Outcomes and Policy, and his co-investigator Deborah H. Glueck, Ph.D., associate professor of…

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Biomedical Informatics Graduate Certificate Approved

The biomedical informatics certificate, a 15-credit, on-campus program, was approved by the University of Florida Graduate School on Nov. 20. The interdisciplinary program brings in courses from across the University […]

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UF Scientists Collaborate on Web Tool That Calculates Impacts of Alcohol Taxes

Research shows that increasing alcohol taxes decreases excessive alcohol consumption and related harms. Now, that decrease can be modeled with an interactive tool developed by a team of researchers across […]

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Welcome to the Department of Health Outcomes and Policy in the College of Medicine. We are a diverse multidisciplinary faculty of health outcomes researchers, health policy evaluators, economists, epidemiologists, psychologists and demographers, whose goal is to advance the scientific knowledge necessary to promote population health, improve healthcare outcomes, and develop sound public policies to improve the health of children and adults.

The department evaluates health effects of public policies, and conducts controlled field trials of preventive interventions in community and clinical settings. An area of particular focus is examining factors that contribute to disparities in health and healthcare outcomes among disadvantaged populations. The department is also the home of the Institute for Child Health Policy, which conducts innovative policy studies and intervention trials to promote the health of children, adolescents and young adults. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about the department, our faculty, current research activities, and our educational programs.

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