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Improving health outcomes

Conducting evidence-based research with real-world impact to improve the health of children, teens and young adults.

Leveraging big data

Utilizing large and diverse data sets to build new infrastructure and improve the efficiency and accuracy of children’s health research.

Advancing health research

Pioneering new research methods, technologies and innovative study designs to improve children’s health research.

Helping the most vulnerable

Improving children’s health by increasing immunizations, preventing drug abuse, improving oral health and managing diabetes. This is only the beginning.

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APRIL 8 2021

ICHP-Pediatrics Research Day

The 2021 ICHP-Pediatrics Research Day featured Tina Cheng, M.D., Ph.D., a noted pediatrician, disparities researcher and chair of the department of pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, who presented "The Pandemics of COVID-19 and Racism: Our Children are Watching." Check back soon for details about the 2022 ICHP-Pediatrics Research Day.

Tina Cheng, M.D., M.P.H.

UF team joins national study of brain development…

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Black mother interacting with baby

Cross-University Research Team Awarded Early…

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Mother interacting with baby

Shenkman receives lifetime achievement award

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Dr. Betsy Shenkman

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Researchers discuss together at past research day event.