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.
Sep 26th, 2017
Faculty in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy (HOP) provide mentoring and research experiences for students within the department and across the University of Florida campus, including undergraduates, post-baccalaureate […]
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 […]
Aug 7th, 2017
A team of researchers in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy (HOP), led by Jaclyn Hall, Ph.D., published a letter to the editor in The Journal of the American […]
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 […]
Jul 17th, 2017
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 selected for induction into the Gold Humanism Honor […]
Jul 17th, 2017
The University of Alabama (UAB) National Alumni Society selected Michelle Cardel, Ph.D., R.D., assistant professor in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy, as the 2017 recipient of its Outstanding […]
Jun 29th, 2017
HOP faculty member organized and hosted this series of multidisciplinary seminars for obesity researchers at UF
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 […]
Jun 20th, 2017
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 […]
May 8th, 2017
The department would like to congratulate Shannon Taylor for graduating with her master’s degree in health outcomes and policy. We wish Shannon all the best as she has applies to […]
May 4th, 2017
In this role, Dr. Shenkman will be responsible for overseeing the center-wide effort to reduce cancer-related disparities and burden through research in clinical and community settings that addresses prevention, treatment and survivorship.
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.
Mar 27th, 2017
Federal regulation of a chemical used in the illegal manufacture of cocaine appears to have helped lower cocaine-related hospital stays for new mothers and babies in the United States.
Mar 24th, 2017
Hosted by the Institute for Child Health Policy Thursday, April 20, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Clinical and Translational Research Building (CTRB) Lobby Join child health researchers from across the University […]
Feb 24th, 2017
Michelle Cardel, Ph.D., R.D., says America’s healthiest cities are the ones that create a “culture of health” for their residents. “This includes making exercise easier with access to bike lanes, […]