Announcements

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.

HOP Student Inducted into Gold Humanism Honor Society

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 […]

Faculty Honored as UAB National Alumni Society’s Outstanding Young Alumni

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 […]

Obesity Research Alliance’s 2016-17 Seminar Series a Success

Jun 29th, 2017

HOP faculty member organized and hosted this series of multidisciplinary seminars for obesity researchers at UF

Gurka to Serve as New Director of Education at HOP

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

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 […]

Congratulations to Our Master’s Graduate

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 […]

Dr. Betsy Shenkman named Associate Director for Population Sciences

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.

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

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.

Federal Law Regulating a Chemical Needed to Make Cocaine Helps Protect Mothers and Babies

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.

Institute for Child Health Policy 2017 Research Day

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 […]

HOP Faculty Member Discusses America’s Healthiest Cities at WalletHub

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, […]

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 […]