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Biomedical Informatics M.S. Degree Approved

The Department of Health Outcomes & Policy’s M.S. in Medical Sciences with a concentration in Biomedical Informatics was approved by UF on November 19. The interdisciplinary program features courses from […]

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HOP Faculty Member Selected as Exemplary Teacher in the College of Medicine for Second Year in a Row

Mildred Maldonado-Molina, Ph.D., associate professor and director of training and education in the…

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Cardel and Modave Receive a UF CTSI Pilot Project Award to Create App for Diabetes and Obesity

François Modave, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, and…

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New HOP Faculty Member Featured on Three TV News Segments Since Arrival

Since her arrival in August, Michelle Cardel, Ph.D., R.D., assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, has made three guest appearances on television stations in Denver, Colorado, and […]

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HOP Faculty Provide a Wide Array of Offerings for the 2016 Medical Student Research Program

Ten faculty members from the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy and the Institute for Child Health Policy are participating in this year’s Medical Student Research Program (MSRP) […]

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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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