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The Department of Health Outcomes and Policy’s faculty members, fellows and graduate students consistently contribute to the fields of implementation science, health services research, prevention science and more across the nation and on the University of Florida campus. This feed highlights their accomplishments, as well as events, recent publications and media coverage.

2017 Seminars

Feb 3rd, 2017

Click here to view the seminars we have in store for 2017!

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.

HOP Faculty to Serve on ADA’s National Health Disparities Committee

Dec 13th, 2016

Ashby Walker, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy and the Institute for Child Health Policy, was nominated to serve a two-year term on the American […]

HOP Pre-doctoral Candidate Publishes Study in The Lancet Global Health

Dec 13th, 2016

Martin Wegman, an NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awardee and M.D.-Ph.D. candidate at the University of Florida, is lead author of the first study to demonstrate that compulsory […]

Gurka Elected to Society for Pediatric Research

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

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 […]

Gurka to Serve on Editorial Board of The Journal of Pediatrics

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.

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.

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

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

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 […]

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 Researcher Calls for Increased Research on Waterpipe in AJPH Commentary

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

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.