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Rigged Monopoly game sheds light on food insecurity, overeating in novel UF study

Published: Dec 8th, 2020

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Pregnancy and the Pandemic

Published: Oct 15th, 2020

How are pregnant women handling the stress and anxiety of the COVID-19 pandemic? To find out, ICHP Associate Director Matthew Gurka, Ph.D. and co-PI Kelly Gurka, Ph.D., assistant professor in […]

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Maintaining Healthy Habits in Hard Times

Published: Oct 15th, 2020

As the U.S. braces for a second wave of coronavirus cases this fall against a backdrop of ongoing political and social unrest, many parents and children are understandably stressed. “These […]

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ICHP, Zucker Center, UF host virtual summit on opioid use during pregnancy

Published: Sep 28th, 2020

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Developing the next generation of tools to track diabetes in Florida children and teens

Published: Aug 21st, 2020

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Gurka elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association

Published: Apr 6th, 2020

Matthew J. Gurka, Ph.D., has been elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) in recognition of his outstanding contributions to statistical science. “Matt’s unique and important contributions to the […]

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Preventing vaping among teens in rural Florida

Published: Apr 6th, 2020

A team led by Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D., will begin targeting tobacco prevention programs at youth in rural North Florida, who have some of the highest electronic vaping rates in the […]

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Help for teens affected by obesity

Published: Mar 26th, 2020

Help is at hand for more than 9 million teens affected by the nation’s obesity epidemic. In the March 22 issue of JAMA Pediatrics, UF Health obesity specialist Michelle Cardel, […]

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ICHP-Pediatrics Research Day: Helping the Most Vulnerable Babies

Published: Mar 10th, 2020

Child health researchers from across UF attended the 2020 Institute for Child Health Policy -Pediatrics Research Day on Feb. 27. The event featured a keynote address by Lynn Singer, Ph.D., […]

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2020 ICHP-Pediatrics Research Day Student Award Winners Announced

Published: Mar 10th, 2020

Each year, ICHP faculty members present three $500 professional development awards to students with the strongest presentations at the annual ICHP-Pediatrics Research Day. This year’s winners were: Jackson Dillard, an […]