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Researchers identify high-need areas for diabetes outreach in Florida and California

Using the Neighborhood Deprivation Index, along with geocoding of primary care providers and endocrinologists, University of Florida and Stanford University researchers have identified areas in Florida and California where people with Type 1 diabetes may have difficulty getting the care and support they need to manage their disease. The findings appear in…

Gurka, Hu, and team receive CTSA supplement award

Dr. Kelly Gurka, assistant professor in Epidemiology, and Dr. Hui Hu, assistant professor in Epidemiology, received a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program administrative supplement. Drs. Gurka and Hu, with co-PI Matthew Gurka from the Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics, will examine the ability of the…

Hu Receives NIEHS R21

Dr. Hui Hu, assistant professor in Epidemiology, received a National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) R21 grant. Dr. Hu, with MPI Dr. Jiang Bian from the Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics, will utilize the OneFlorida EHR repository to identify novel environmental factors associated with severe COVID-19,…

Mmadili Ilozumba publishes in Journal of Nutrition

Epidemiology doctoral student Mmadili Ilozumba had her manuscript, entitled “Associations between Choline Metabolites and Genetic Polymorphisms in One-Carbon Metabolism in Postmenopausal Women: The Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study,” accepted for publication in the Journal of Nutrition. Mentored by assistant professor in Epidemiology Dr. Ting-Yuan (David) Cheng, Ms. Ilozumba analyzed…

Inyoung Jun receives UFII fellowship

Epidemiology doctoral student Inyoung Jun received the prestigious UF Informatics Institute (UFII) Graduate Student Fellowship for her proposal, “Dynamic treatment regime modeling for antibiotic resistance drugs.” Mentored by associate professor in Epidemiology Dr. Mattia Prosperi, Ms. Jun aims to build a personalized treatment model of antibiotic resistance in order…

Cheng receives CTSI pilot grant

Dr. Ting-Yuan (David) Cheng, assistant professor in Epidemiology, recently received a UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Precision Health Initiative pilot grant for his proposal, “Body composition and high-plex protein expression profiling to inform breast cancer therapy and prognosis: A pilot study in OneFlorida.” The study will pilot…

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We, at HealthStreet, condemn the brutal murder of George Floyd and the countless other lives lost from racism. We condemn racism. Black lives matter. Every day we work to earn your trust. All of us stand with you. We want to be, we aspire to be, a safe place for…