Jinhai Huo, PhD, MD, MsPH

Jinhai (Stephen) Huo

MPH Public Health Management & Policy Concentration Coordinator
Assistant Professor
(352) 273-5335
HPNP, Room 3111

Stephen Huo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy at University of Florida. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Cancer Prevention Research Training Program in the Department of Health Services Research at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He received his Master of Science in Public Health in Sweden in 2010, and later received his PhD degree in Health Services Research/Health Economics at the University of Texas School of Public Health in 2013. In 2015, he was awarded the Halliburton Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. During the fellowship, he received the Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Award in Population Science in 2016, and was named Outstanding Postdoctoral Trainee in Cancer Prevention in the Division of Cancer Prevention & Population Sciences at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2017.

Dr. Huo is a health services researcher and health economist, and his main research interests focus on delivery of health care, health disparities, health policy, and economic evaluation, with a particular focus on cancer care. He has expertise in utilization, comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness analysis using large national claims and survey databases, such as SEER-Medicare data, Texas Medicare data, MarketScan® Commercial Claims & Encounters data, MarketScan® Health Risk Assessment Survey data, Medicare Fee-For Service Provider Utilization & Payment data, National Health Interview Survey data, and National Plan and Provider Enumeration System data.

Dr. Huo’s research has been published in a number of high-profile journals, including JAMA Internal Medicine; JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute; the International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics; and Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. Additionally, Dr. Huo’s research has been highlighted by news outlets such as Yahoo, Reuters, Fox News, Business Insider, National Public Radio (NPR), Time, Chicago Tribune, Houston Chronicle, and Science Daily.

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