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UF MHA Class of 2023 Celebrates Achievements at Inaugural Hooding and Awards Ceremony

Last week, the graduating UF MHA Class of 2023 participated in the first Hooding and Awards Ceremony for the UF MHA program. Hoods were bestowed by Dr. R. Paul Duncan, Professor Emeritus, from the Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy, and UF MHA alum Lonn McDowell, Vice Chair and Director of Administration for the UF Department of Surgery, to signify the successful completion of the Master of Health Administration program.

2023 Spring Scholar Speaker Series concludes with guest, Aaron C. Spaulding, PhD

The Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy (HSRMP) recently concluded its Spring Scholar Speaker Series on Friday, April 21st, with a presentation by Dr. Aaron C. Spaulding, a Health Services Researcher at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Aaron C. Spaulding, PhDHealth Services Researcher…

UF MHA Students Encounter 2023 ACHE Congress

Nine UF MHA students recently attended the 2023 ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, Illinois, with support from the North Florida ACHE Chapter this last March. The 2023 ACHE Congress gathered over 5,000 attendees, including healthcare professionals from the nation’s…

Promoting inclusion of American Indian and Alaska Native populations in clinical trials

Indigenous populations, including people of American Indian and Alaska Native origin, are underrepresented in clinical trials. Researchers led by Arch Mainous III, Ph.D., a professor in the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions department of health services research, management and policy, collaborated to modify the “trust triangle” model used in clinical trial recruitment and expanded it to a new model called “The Trust Circle.”

UF to use $23.5 million grant to build AI infrastructure to improve critical care

The University of Florida has been awarded $3.6 million of a $23.5 million multicenter grant for a four-year data-generation project that is unprecedented in its scope, aimed at building an infrastructure for artificial intelligence in critical care and advancing artificial intelligence in ways that improve patients’ ability to recover from life-threatening illnesses.

Study charts decline in geriatric medicine certification among family physicians

Despite increasing health care demands from a large aging population, the number of family physicians who have received and maintained certification in geriatric medicine dropped significantly between 1988 and 2019, a new University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions study finds. The findings appear in the journal Family Medicine.

UF study finds disparities in cancer genetic testing

UF Health Cancer Center researchers found that Black and Hispanic adults had less knowledge and were less likely to undergo cancer genetic testing than white adults. This study was led by Dr. Young-Rock Hong, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy.

UF MHA Students Compete at 17th Annual UAB Case Competition

(L-R): Yami Gonzalez Rodriguez (’23), Liam Ngo (’24), and Makenna Slack (’23) (L-R): Dr. Keith Benson (UF MHA Program Director), Yami Gonzalez Rodriguez (’23), Liam Ngo (’24), Makenna Slack (’23), and Dr. Ara Jo (PHM Program Director) Three UF MHA students and two Health Services Research, Management…