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Dr. Hong Examines Cardio Metabolic Risk Factors in Individuals Receiving Bariatric Surgery

A research team led by Dr. Young-Rock Hong, Assistant Professor for the Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy, analyzed the cardio metabolic risk factors among individuals who had undergone bariatric surgery, those eligible but had not received bariatric surgery, and medically classified normal-weight adults.  Their results concluded that…

Dr. Ashby Walker Receives Graduate Education Diversity Champion Award

Dr. Ashby Walker, assistant professor in SBS and Health Services Research, Management and Policy, and Director of Health Equity Initiatives at the UF Diabetes Institute, received the 2021 Graduate Education Diversity Champion Award through the UF Graduate School and the Multicultural Association of Graduate Students. This award is driven by…

Dr. Datta’s Study Analyzes Smoking Cessation Programs and Their Effectiveness

Dr. Santanu Datta, along with researchers from Duke University, performed a study that examines the health and economic impacts related to the increased utilization of the Duke Smoking Cessation Program that resulted from two new referral methods.  The group also collaborated to see which referral method proved to be most…