Frederick Kates

Frederick Kates,

CLIN ASO PROF

Department: HP-HEALTH SERVICES ADMIN
Business Phone: (352) 273-6060
Business Email: kates.rick@phhp.ufl.edu

About Frederick Kates

Frederick R. Kates III, PhD, MBA, serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor for Health Services Research, Management and Policy Department in the College of Public Health and Health at the University of Florida. Dr. Kates received his doctoral degree in Health Services Policy & Management from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Kates has various research interests related to health policy, most recently outcome-based evaluation of service quality in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and the impact of the Medicaid expansion. His other research interests include public health issues related to tobacco control and educational technology aimed at improving the delivery of online instruction. Dr. Kates has won the SCPHA’s J. Michael Suber Media Excellence Award for sharing best pedagogical practices and online course development strategies and the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute Educator Award, before being accepted to the UF Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellows.

Prior to this position, Dr. Kates was an instructional technology coach and instructor for Beaufort County Schools in South Carolina. He was involved with the integration of over 8000 iPads into classrooms, instructional design and software integration, and the YEScarolina entrepreneurship program. Dr. Kates also developed the dual credit computer service and networking curriculum with the local community college. Concurrently, he taught managerial and financial accounting for Park University on the Marine Corps Air Station. Before becoming an educator, he was the Purchasing Manager for Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Services and Systems Division for the U.S and Canada. He was part of the division’s initial startup with responsibility for $60 million in capital expenditures and facility build out. He negotiated the division’s national agreements with suppliers, developed the national calibration program for the electrical testing equipment and the freight payment system, and was the project manager for the roll out of Oracle Projects and Purchasing software modules. Dr. Kates has also served in the United States Army, with active duty service patrolling the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Korea.

Accomplishments

Rising Star Award
2020 · Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Florida
University of Florida Great Teaching Certificate
2019 · Office of Faculty Development & Teaching Excellence, University of Florida
Director of the Bachelors of Health Science & Public Health Honors Program
2018-2021 · College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
2018 JHQ Impact Article of the Year Award
2018 · Journal for Healthcare Quality
Educator Collaborator Award
2018 · Educational Scholarship Program, Clinical and Translational Science, University of Florida
Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellow
2017 · Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center Warrington College of Business, University of Florida
Educator Award
2016 · Educational Scholarship Program, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Florida
Educator Innovator Award
2016 · Educational Scholarship Program, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Florida
J. Michael Suber Media Excellence Award
2015 · South Carolina Public Health Association

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2015-2023
HSA3111 US Health Care System
2018-2023
HSC4970 Public Health and Health Professions Senior Honors Thesis
2015-2016,2020
HSA6198 Information Management in Health Administration
2020-2021,2023
HSC4913 Supervised Research Experience
2016-2021
PHC6946 Public Health Internship
2016-2021
PHC6601 Seminar in Contemporary Public Health Issues
2017-2022
PHC6937 Special Topics in Public Health
2019-2020
HSA6940 Supervised Teaching
2018-2024
HSA4191 Health Informatics & Emerging Healthcare Technologies
2017-2018
HSC2000 Introduction to Health Professions
2016-2017
HSA6114 U.S. Health Care System
2016-2017
PHC6945 Public Health Practicum
2017
HSA6342 Human Resource Management for Health Services Managers
2016
HSA6910 Supervised Research
2016,2021-2024,2024
HSC4905 Individual Study
2016
HSA7759 Quality and Outcomes in Health Services Research
2021-2023
PHC6941 MPH Applied Practice Experience

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0001-7216-3819

Publications

2024
Prevalence of Underreported Nicotine Exposure Among US Nonsmoking Adults: A Comparison of Self-Reported Exposure and Serum Cotinine Levels From NHANES 2013–2020
Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 26(3):298-306 [DOI] 10.1093/ntr/ntad165.
2023
Exploring an Innovative Approach to Enhance Discussion Board Engagement
TechTrends. 67(4):741-751 [DOI] 10.1007/s11528-023-00850-0. [PMID] 37362586.
2021
A Comparison of Web-Based Cancer Risk Calculators That Inform Shared Decision-making for Lung Cancer Screening
Journal of General Internal Medicine. 36(6):1543-1552 [DOI] 10.1007/s11606-021-06754-0. [PMID] 33835312.
2020
Lessons Learned from a Pilot Study Implementing a Team-Based Messaging Application (Slack) to Improve Communication and Teamwork in Veterinary Medical Education.
Journal of veterinary medical education. 47(1):18-26 [DOI] 10.3138/jvme.0717-091r2. [PMID] 30920946.
2019
Concerns about heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine: Prevalence and correlates of at-risk users from 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health
Journal of Substance Use. 24(2):206-211 [DOI] 10.1080/14659891.2018.1535007.
2019
Impact of Post-Discharge Follow-Up Calls on 30-Day Hospital Readmissions in Neurosurgery
Global Journal on Quality and Safety in Healthcare. 2(2):46-52 [DOI] 10.4103/jqsh.jqsh_29_18.
2019
Quality of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Mobile Apps: Evaluation Using the Mobile App Rating Scale (MARS) With Additional Criteria From a Content Expert.
JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 7(10) [DOI] 10.2196/14198. [PMID] 31670695.
2018
Benchmarking Implications: Analysis of Medicare Accountable Care Organizations Spending Level and Quality of Care
Journal for Healthcare Quality. 40(6):344-353 [DOI] 10.1097/jhq.0000000000000123. [PMID] 29474312.
2018
Integrating Technology: An innovative approach to improving online discussion boards
eLearn. 2018(12) [DOI] 10.1145/3302261.3236695.
2018
Prevalence and Determinants of Water Pipe Tobacco and Polytobacco Use Among 18- to 24-Year-Old Emerging Adults in the United States
Emerging Adulthood. 6(4):288-295 [DOI] 10.1177/2167696817728177.
2016
An Analysis of Organizational Structures within Southern Rural Multi-Hospital Systems in the United States
Journal of Health Care Finance . 43(1):1-14
2016
Geographic Proximity of Waterpipe Smoking Establishments to Colleges in the U.S.
American journal of preventive medicine. 50(1):e9-e14 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amepre.2015.07.006. [PMID] 26346294.
2015
Factors associated with smoking frequency among current waterpipe smokers in the United States: Findings from the National College Health Assessment II.
Drug and alcohol dependence. 153:359-63 [DOI] 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.05.015. [PMID] 26036602.
2015
Water pipe tobacco smoking in the United States: findings from the National Adult Tobacco Survey.
Preventive medicine. 71:88-93 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.12.012. [PMID] 25535678.

Grants

Dec 2023 ACTIVE
Health Policy Training in Tobacco Prevention and Control
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH
Sep 2022 – Jun 2023
Health Policy Training in Tobacco Prevention and Control
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH
Nov 2021 – Jun 2022
FLDOH PO – 2021-2022 – Educating Community Leaders about Tobacco Regulation
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH
Feb 2021 – Jun 2021
Health Policy Training in Tobacco Prevention and Cessation
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH

Education

PhD-Health Services, Policy, and Management
2015 · University of South Carolina-Columbia, South Carolina
MBA
1997 · Fayetteville State University-Fayetteville, North Carolina
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
1987 · College of Charleston-Charleston, South Carolina

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6060
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100195
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER
GAINESVILLE FL 326100001