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ICHP 5 Year Report

ICHP Membership, Funding and Research Undergo a Growth Spurt

Published: May 14th, 2019

Every five years, UF’s institutes and centers submit an activity report to the university detailing how each organization has contributed to its stated mission and goals, along with the university’s […]

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Educational Program Shows Promise as an STI Intervention for At-Risk Adolescent Girls

Published: May 10th, 2019

Angels in Action, an engaging 9-week program that incorporates games and scripted role-plays to teach teen girls how to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) shows promise as an STI intervention […]

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ICHP Research Featured at 2019 PAS Meeting

Published: Mar 7th, 2019

The research of eleven faculty, staff and student collaborators at the Institute for Child Health Policy (ICHP) will be presented at the 2019 Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting in April. […]

Dominick Lemas

ICHP Faculty Member Receives NIH K01 Grant to Create Longitudinal Mom-Baby Cohort to Study Effects of Human Milk on Pediatric Obesity

Published: Feb 28th, 2019

Dominick Lemas, Ph.D., received a 5-year, $755,785 K01 Mentored Research Career Development Award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to study how human milk […]

Matthew Gurka

Gurka Develops New Statistical Resource Column for The Journal of Pediatrics

Published: Feb 21st, 2019

As statistical tools grow more and more complex, some medical professionals may find it difficult to evaluate certain studies published in medical journals. But Matthew Gurka, Ph.D., will gladly provide […]

Mildred Maldonado-Molina

ICHP Faculty Member Receives Funding to Expand Florida Index of Child Care Access and Quality Analyses Statewide

Published: Feb 19th, 2019

The University of Florida’s Family Data Center, led by Mildred Maldonado-Molina, Ph.D., M.S. received an increase of $199,568 from the Florida Office of Early Learning project to expand the Florida […]

Alex Lee presents at ICHP Research Day 2018

Student Spotlight: Alexandra Lee

Published: Feb 14th, 2019

Wherever Alex Lee goes, success seems to follow. When the HOBI Ph.D. candidate attended the 2018 ObesityWeek conference in Nashville, Tennessee, last November, her abstract was selected as one of […]

Winners of ICHP Research Day Student

First-Ever ICHP-Pediatrics Research Day A Success

Published: Feb 14th, 2019

More than 75 child health researchers from across UF attended the first annual Institute for Child Health Policy (ICHP)-Pediatrics Research Day on Feb. 7, which this year coincided with Pediatric […]

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Discount stores’ tobacco sales tied to more women smoking while pregnant, UF Health study finds

Published: Feb 13th, 2019

Stephanie Staras, Ph.D.

ICHP Faculty Member Elected to Society for Pediatric Research

Published: Feb 5th, 2019

Stephanie Staras, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics (HOBI) and a faculty member in the Institute for Child Health Policy (ICHP), recently was […]