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Dr. Ashby Walker leads study to understand challenges faced by individuals living with Type-1 diabetes in underserved communities

Dr. Ashby Walker, Assistant Professor, leads a new study looking to identify challenges for primary care physicians in supporting underserved populations living with Type-1 diabetes. The study is supported by a grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust and is partnered by the Health Choice Network and the University of Florida Diabetes Institute, of which Walker leads as the Director.

How AI can improve health care

Members of the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions came together recently to discuss the power and potential of artificial intelligence for improving health care delivery as part of the college’s AI Seminar Series, sponsored by the PHHP Artificial Intelligence Work Group.

Noah Hammarlund, PhD, receives pilot funding for innovative breast cancer research as part of an interdisciplinary study

Two University of Florida researchers - including Dr. Noah Hammarlund from the Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy, have received pilot funding from the UF Health Cancer Center for innovative studies to advance breast cancer research. The projects reflect the center’s multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to cancer research, harnessing the strengths of artificial intelligence experts and medicinal chemists.

HSRMP faculty research is supported by newest PHHP funding mechanism

Young-Rock Hong, PhD, was recently awarded the PHHP Research Innovation Fund grant which will support his research centering around dataset development for bariatric weight loss surgery and its impact on cancer risk and other health outcomes. Hong was one of two PHHP early career faculty to receive the funding support.

Dr. Molly Jacobs addresses long COVID outcome inequities during meeting with federal health offices and agencies

Dr. Molly Jacobs, Associate Professor for the Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy, expounded on her experience researching long COVID outcome inequities during a meeting with the Data & Surveillance Work Group Long COVID Coordination Council. The group consists of 30 to 40 members from various federal offices and agencies and is based out of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH).

Action Alliance invites Nicole Marlow, PhD, MSPH, to serve on 988 Formative Research People with Disabilities Guidance Panel

Nicole Marlow, PhD, MSPH, has been invited by the 988 Formative Research Project to serve as a member of the 988 Formative Research People with Disabilities Guidance Panel. This population-specific guidance panel - for people with disabilities ages 13 and older - is a new addition to the evolving project, which already focuses on six groups at the highest risk of suicide.