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Sarah Scholle

ICHP-Pediatrics Research Day Keynote Address: “Moving to More Meaningful Measures”

Published: Feb 5th, 2019

Join us this Thursday, February 7, at 8 a.m. for our first annual ICHP-Pediatrics Research Day, which coincides with Pediatric Grand Rounds. Open to all faculty, medical residents and graduate […]

Mildred Maldonado-Molina

ICHP Faculty Member is Helping the Most Vulnerable of Florida’s Children

Published: Nov 9th, 2018

Dominick Lemas

ICHP Faculty Member Receives SECIM Grant to Study How Breast Milk Protects Against Child Obesity

Published: Nov 8th, 2018

Dominick Lemas, Ph.D., received a pilot and feasibility grant from the University of Florida’s Southeast Center for Integrated Metabolomics(SECIM) to study how human milk protects against childhood obesity. Lemas’ research […]

Pediatric Obesity Cover

Children’s obesity and higher sugar consumption related to genetic makeup, researchers find

Published: Sep 28th, 2018

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ICHP Faculty Member Receives NIH K01 Grant to Develop Weight Loss Intervention for Teens

Published: Jul 31st, 2018

Michelle Cardel, Ph.D., M.S., R.D., received a National Institutes of Health K01 Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to develop a weight […]

ICHP Research Day Winners

ICHP 2018 Research Day Student Winners Announced

Published: May 3rd, 2018

ICHP’s annual Research Day promotes education within the Institute for Child Health Policy (ICHP) and facilitates collaboration and mentoring with researchers throughout UF. The 2018 student award winners for best […]


ICHP 2018 Research Day: Working Together to Make Health Care Better

Published: May 3rd, 2018

When pediatrician Peter Margolis, M.D., Ph.D., formed the ImproveCareNow network a decade ago to improve the health and care of children with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, remarkable things began […]


The Year in Review: ICHP Accomplishments in 2017

Published: Feb 1st, 2018

Equipped with new tools and technology and a strong research infrastructure, faculty and affiliates at UF’s Institute for Child Health Policy, or ICHP, led by Director Betsy Shenkman, Ph.D., continue to […]

Progress Report Feature

ICHP 2017 Progress Report Now Available Online

Published: Dec 19th, 2017

Learn more about how our members are improving children’s health and advancing child health research. Click here to access the 2017 ICHP Progress Report.