Salloum, Ramzi

Ramzi Salloum HOP HeadshotAssistant Professor, Health Outcomes & Policy
Faculty, Institute for Child Health Policy

Phone: (352) 294-4997

Clinical and Translational Research Building
2004 Mowry Road, Suite 2243
PO Box 100177
Gainesville, FL 32610-0177



  • Ph.D., Economics, Wayne State University
  • M.A., Economics, University of South Florida
  • M.B.A., Business Administration, University of South Florida
  • B.S., Management Information Systems, University of South Florida

Ramzi Salloum CV

Professional Biography

Dr. Ramzi Salloum is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes and Policy and in the Institute for Child Health Policy at the University of Florida, and a member of the UF Health Cancer Center. He is a health services researcher whose work has consistently focused on understanding individual choice across the cancer prevention and control continuum, including prevention, screening, and treatment. His research considers the influence of guidelines and incentives on the demand for health and healthcare across the cancer control continuum.


  • Health economics
  • Cancer control and prevention
  • Tobacco control
  • Health preference measurement

Recent News


  • Salloum RG, Louviere JJ, Getz KR, Islam F, Anshari D, Cho Y, O’Connor RJ, Hammond D, Thrasher JF. “Evaluation of strategies to communicate harmful and potentially harmful constituent (HPHC) information through cigarette package inserts: A discrete choice experiment.” Tobacco Control, in press.
  • Salloum RG, O’Keeffe-Rosetti M, Ritzwoller DP, Hornbrook MC, Lafata JE, Nielsen ME. Use of Evidence-Based Prostate Cancer Imaging in a Nongovernmental Integrated Health Care System. J Oncol Pract. 2017 May;13(5):e441-e450. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2016.018333. Epub 2017 Feb 21. PubMed PMID: 28221895.
  • Maziak W, Ben Taleb Z, Jawad M, Afifi R, Nakkash R, Akl EA, Ward KD, Salloum RG, Barnett TE, Primack BA, Sherman S, Cobb CO, Sutfin EL, Eissenberg T; Expert Panel on Waterpipe Assessment in Epidemiological Studies.. Consensus statement on assessment of waterpipe smoking in epidemiological studies. Tob Control. 2017 May;26(3):338-343. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2016-052958. Epub 2016 May 10. PubMed PMID: 27165995; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5104675.
  • Salloum RG, Thrasher JF, Getz KR, Barnett TE, Asfar T, Maziak W. Patterns of Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Among U.S. Young Adults, 2013-2014. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Apr;52(4):507-512. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.10.015. Epub 2016 Nov 24. PubMed PMID: 27890515.
  • Bullard JT, Eberth JM, Arrington AK, Adams SA, Cheng X, Salloum RG. Timeliness of Treatment Initiation and Associated Survival Following Diagnosis of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer in South Carolina. South Med J. 2017 Feb;110(2):107-113. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000601. PubMed PMID: 28158880.




  • 2016-2018 Fellow, NCI Mentored Training in Dissemination and Implementation Research (MT-DIRC)
  • 2016-2017 Member, SRNT Global Health Network – Advisory Committee
  • 2016-2017 Member, OneFlorida Cancer Control Alliance – Scientific Advisory Committee
  • 2015-2017 Scholar, NCI Cancer Research Network (CRN) Scholars Program

Courses Taught

  • GMS 6851 – Health Outcomes Research, Program Evaluation, and Implementation Science