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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 […]

HOP Pre-doctoral Candidate Presents at APHA Meeting

Published: Nov 29th, 2016

Martin Wegman, a pre-doctoral fellow in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy and M.D.-Ph.D. candidate at the University of Florida, was one of three student finalists invited to give […]

HOP Faculty Member Part of UF Research Team that Received Pfizer Grant Evaluating a School-Based Vaccine Program for Meningitis Serogroup B

Published: Oct 21st, 2016

HOP Faculty Member Presents at National PDMP Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Published: Oct 19th, 2016

Chris Delcher, Ph.D., gave a presentation on the new web-based Florida Drug-Related Outcomes and Surveillance Tracking System (FROST) at a national prescription drug monitoring program meeting in Washington, D.C., in […]

Walker Named Director of Education

Walker Named Director of Education

Published: Oct 6th, 2016

The Department of Health Outcomes & Policy would like to welcome Ashby Walker, Ph.D., as the new director of education and training. Dr. Walker is an assistant professor in Health Outcomes […]

HOP Researcher Calls for Increased Research on Waterpipe in AJPH Commentary

Published: Sep 20th, 2016

Pointing to an alarming rise in the number of U.S. youths who use a waterpipe, or hookah, to smoke tobacco, Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D., and two Florida-based public health researchers, are […]

PCORI Approves OneFlorida Clinical Data Network for Research

Published: Sep 13th, 2016

The OneFlorida Clinical Data Research Network is officially “Approved for Research,” after a rigorous review and data characterization cycle by PCORnet, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s national research data network.

HOP Staff Selected to Participate in the University of Florida Emerging Leaders Program by the UF Leadership Academy

Published: Aug 30th, 2016

The University of Florida 2016-2017 Leadership Academy selected Roland Estrella, MSM, MBA, Clinical Research Manager  in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, as one of 13 participants in its […]

HOP Faculty Writes Op-Ed for Orlando Sentinel Encouraging a Closer Look at Soda Taxes

Published: Aug 25th, 2016

Michelle Cardel, Ph.D., R.D., wrote and published an editorial in the Orlando Sentinel encouraging readers to take a more holistic look at reducing obesity and other public health issues rather […]

HOP Faculty’s Poster Selected as Best Conference Poster at 2016 International Conference on Social Media & Society

Published: Aug 17th, 2016