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Congratulations to Deina Bossa on Winning Best Paper Award!

Deina Bossa is a recipient of the 2014 UF Center for Undergraduate Research Best Paper Award for “Explaining State Variation in Medicaid Expenditures.” Her research analyzes the program, economic, demographic, […]

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2010 ICHP Article Cited in News Story!

Drs. Wagenaar, Tobler, and Komro‘s article entitled “Effects of Alcohol Tax and Price Policies on Morbidity and Mortality: A systematic Review” has been cited in a news story on coloradoan.com […]

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ICHP Article Listed in Top 25 Most Read Ethnicity and Race Articles of 2013!

Drs. Tobler, Maldonado-Molina, Staras, Livingston, and Komro‘s article entitled “Perceived racial/ethnic discrimination, problem behaviors, and mental health among minority urban youth” has been listed in the top 25 most read […]

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Dr. Melissa Bright’s Research Appears on UF News and MSN Healthy Living!

Dr. Melissa Bright’s research, which centers on stressful experiences and their immediate effects on children’s health, has been featured on UF News and MSN Healthy Living. Dr. Bright recently presented […]

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ICHP Team, Led by Dr. Kelli Komro, Recently Published in Prevention Science!

Dr. Komro and her colleagues at the UF Institute for Child Health Policy and Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health published an article entitled “Prevention Trial in the Cherokee Nation: Design of […]

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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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