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Gurka to Serve as New Director of Education at HOP

Published: Jun 26th, 2017

Matthew Gurka, Ph.D., is the new director of education and training for the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy (HOP).  Gurka joined UF in 2015 as early childhood preeminent professor […]

Gurka to Serve on Faculty Senate’s Research and Scholarship Council

Published: May 10th, 2017

Matthew Gurka, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy and associate director of the Institute for Child Health Policy, was elected to serve on the Research and […]

HOP Faculty Member Participates in National Summit on Early Childhood Development and Learning

Published: Apr 10th, 2017

Matthew Gurka, Ph.D., served on the committee that organized the University of Florida’s inaugural Early Childhood National Summit held in Orlando earlier this year.

HOP Faculty Receives NIH Grant to Study Effects of Stress, Social Status and Discrimination on Metabolic Syndrome in African Americans

Published: Mar 17th, 2017

HOP Researcher Develops a Better Way to Gauge Heart Disease Risk in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome

Published: Mar 8th, 2017

Gurka Elected to Society for Pediatric Research

Published: Dec 5th, 2016

Matthew Gurka, Ph.D., was elected for membership in the Society for Pediatric Research (SPR), a professional organization dedicated to research that advances the health and well-being of children and youth […]

Gurka to Serve on Editorial Board of The Journal of Pediatrics

Published: Nov 17th, 2016

Matthew Gurka, Ph.D., was invited to serve a three-year term on the editorial board of The Journal of Pediatrics beginning January 1, 2017.

HOP Faculty Member Publishes in AMSTAT Magazine

Published: May 6th, 2016

Matthew J. Gurka, Ph.D., has published an article in the American Statistical Association’s membership magazine, Amstat News.

HOP Faculty Invited to Join United States Medical Licensing Examination Committee

Published: Feb 24th, 2016

Matthew Gurka, Ph.D., has accepted an appointment to serve on a committee of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE).

Expert in Biostatistics, Metabolic Syndrome Joins HOP Faculty

Published: Feb 2nd, 2016

When both adult and pediatric patients come to their checkups with a certain nexus of problems – obesity, high blood pressure, high glucose levels, low “good” cholesterol, and high triglycerides […]