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Epidemiology and Health Policy Research news at the College of Medicine

UF researchers to host third annual Phenotypic Prediction Workshop

By • Jul 24th, 2015 • Category: Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Event

University of Florida faculty and researchers will host the third annual Phenotypic Prediction Workshop Aug. 25.

Community lowers heart disease risks, death rates over 40-year period

By • Jan 14th, 2015 • Category: Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, From the Lab

UF leader, colleagues detail how one community lowered heart disease risks, deaths over 40 years.

Four COM faculty become inaugural CTSI Mentor Academy members

By • Jul 17th, 2014 • Category: Anesthesiology, Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Faculty Recognition, Health Outcomes and Policy, Medicine, Neurology, Neuroscience, New Hires/Appointments, Psychiatry

UF College of Medicine faculty members completed the 2013-2014 Master Mentor Program and became some of the first members of the Clinical and Transitional Science Institute Mentor Academy.

UF names Linda Cottler founding chair of department of epidemiology

By • Feb 15th, 2011 • Category: Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, New Hires/Appointments

Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H., will lead the new cross-college department, a collaboration between the UF College of Medicine and the College of Public Health and Health Professions.

Genetic finding could lead to targeted therapy for neuroblastoma

By • Jul 6th, 2009 • Category: Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Published Papers

Researchers are closer to better treatments of neuroblastoma, the most common form of cancer in babies and the third most common childhood cancer.

Older kidney transplant patients should more often consider live donors

By • Jun 24th, 2009 • Category: Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Published Papers, Top Stories

Almost half of kidney transplant candidates older than 60 die before getting a deceased-donor organ.