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Ashish Deshmukh, PhD, MPH presents for IANS WebRounds

Dr. Ashish Deshmukh, Assistant Professor, was the guest speaker for the International Anal Neoplasia Society WebRounds on Wednesday, October 18th. His talk, Using Clinical Decision Making to Inform Anal Cancer Prevention Policies, is available for IANS members to view on their website. …

PhD Student Young-Rock Hong publishes in Cancer

In this study, complex interrelationships are modeled between sociocultural characteristics, distrust in health care, quality of health services attributes, and the use of health services among Hispanic and Asian Americans. We found that improving the quality of health services could increase uptake of colorectal cancer screening in these groups.

MHA student awarded Best Student Abstract

Ciera Hall, MHA Class of 2018, has been awarded the Best Student Abstract by the Association of Academic Surgical Administrators. She has been invited to present this poster at the annual meeting in San Diego in October.

Dr. Ashish Deshmukh publishes in Vaccine

Dr. Deshmukh published, “Adjuvant HPV vaccination for anal cancer prevention in HIV-positive men who have sex with men: The time is now,” on August 12, 2017. The article details a study on the value of adoption of adjuvant qHPV vaccine for anal cancer prevention.

MHA student receives MGMA Scholarship

Abby Wolz, class of 2018, is the recipient of the MGMA Leader Scholarship. This is a great honor for Abby and we appreciate her terrific representation of the MHA program.

Dr. Rick Kates inducted as Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellow

Rick Kates, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, has been inducted as an inaugural Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellow. The purpose of the Fellows is to foster and celebrate inter-disciplinary collaboration around creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship at UF.  Dr. Kates proposed project includes formally linking entrepreneurship to students in Public Health and Health Professions,…

Young-Rock Hong publishes in Medical Care

PhD student Young- Rock Hong, MPH, published Up-to-Date on Preventive Care Services Under Affordable Care Act: A Trend Analysis From MEPS 2007–2014 in Medical Care. His coauthors are Department Chair, Arch G. Mainous, III, PhD, and Ara Jo, MS, a fellow PhD student. Read the paper: http://journals.lww.com/lww-medicalcare/Abstract/2017/08000/Up_to_Date_on_Preventive_Care_Services_Under.6.aspx  …

MHA student receives AUPHA scholarship

Ciera Hall, MHA Class of 2018, is the recipient of the 2017 Bachrach Family Scholarship from the Association of University Programs in Health Administration. Ciera was selected among 49 highly competitive applications. Congratulations Ciera!…