BMI News and Events

BMI News and Events

 

Recent News

BMI Team Welcomes New Faculty Member Yonghui Wu, Ph.D.

Sep 7th, 2017

The Department of Health Outcomes & Policy (HOP) welcomes Yonghui Wu, Ph.D., who joins the biomedical informatics (BMI) team as an assistant professor this semester. Wu comes to UF from […]

HOP Researcher Works with CDC to Evaluate Haiti’s HIV/AIDS Programs

Aug 4th, 2017

HOP researcher Chris Delcher, Ph.D., is working with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to help the Haitian government and other […]

Upcoming Seminar: “Linking and Enriching Lexicons: The Open Multilingual Wordnet”

Feb 3rd, 2017

In his talk, Dr. Bond will introduce the Open Multilingual Wordnet, a large lexical network of words grouped into concepts and linked by typed semantic relations.

HOP Faculty Showcase OneFlorida, New BMI Degree Programs at AMIA

Dec 19th, 2016

Several faculty and staff from the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy attended the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium in Chicago from Nov. 12-16.

Hogan Elected to American College of Medical Informatics

Oct 28th, 2016

William Hogan, M.D., was elected to membership in the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI), a distinction that is considered one of the highest honors in the field of medical informatics.

New Biomedical Informatics Ph.D. Approved

Sep 21st, 2016

The Department of Health Outcomes & Policy’s Ph.D. in Medical Sciences with a concentration in Biomedical Informatics was approved by the UF Graduate School on September 15.   The multidisciplinary program features […]

HOP Faculty Member Instructs NCI Staff on Research Methods Using Social Media

Jun 24th, 2016

The National Cancer Institute invited Jiang Bian, Ph.D., to hold a workshop for its program officers, students and researchers on methods for mining and analyzing data from social media sources to further health research.

HOP Faculty Featured in Explore Magazine

May 25th, 2016

The OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium, a robust statewide research infrastructure led by HOP chair Elizabeth Shenkman, Ph.D., and David R. Nelson, M.D., was recently highlighted in Explore, a magazine produced by the UF Office of Research.

Upcoming Seminar: “Principles of Cultural & Linguistic Competence in the Medical Research Process: Application of Foundational Concepts in Addressing Challenges Specific to Obesity”

Upcoming Seminar: “Principles of Cultural & Linguistic Competence in the Medical Research Process: Application of Foundational Concepts in Addressing Challenges Specific to Obesity”

Apr 27th, 2016

Heidi Saliba, CMPE Assistant Director, Communications & Training, UF Pediatric Integrated Care System (Ped-I-Care) “Principles of Cultural & Linguistic Competence in the Medical Research Process: Applications of Foundational Concepts in […]

HOP Faculty Featured in UF Health Cancer Center Newsletter

Apr 5th, 2016

Betsy Shenkman, Ph.D., and François Modave, Ph.D., were among six UF faculty featured in “Calling Cancer into Question,” the cover story for the summer 2015 edition of Believe in a Cure.

HOP Faculty Member Presents Paper at AMIA Conference

HOP Faculty Member Presents Paper at AMIA Conference

Dec 7th, 2015

Amanda Hicks, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, presented a paper at the American Medical Informatics Association’s 2015 Annual Symposium. The conference was held from […]

AMIA Provides Great Venue to Share Information about Growing BMI Programs

Dec 7th, 2015

Several members of the OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium as well as representatives from the Biomedical Informatics faculty and staff attended the most recent American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium […]

HOP Press Release on the Failure of Free Fitness Apps to Meet ACSM Guidelines Reaches Potential Readership of more than 44 Million

HOP Press Release on the Failure of Free Fitness Apps to Meet ACSM Guidelines Reaches Potential Readership of more than 44 Million

Dec 4th, 2015

A recent press release from a team of researchers led by Francois Modave, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, has been picked up by more […]

Biomedical Informatics M.S. Degree Approved

Nov 25th, 2015

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 […]

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

Nov 25th, 2015

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

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