PHHP Research NEWS

Biostatistics team receives NCI grant to improve detection of racial disparities in cancer outcomes

The team will leverage large information-rich databases to create new frameworks for data analysis.

UF team receives CDC grant to improve modeling of infectious disease outbreaks

The team will develop a rigorous outbreak surveillance and detection system that could help public health officials contain outbreaks at their source.

Study explores suicide risk for people with disabilities

Researchers found people with cognitive, complex activity and multiple limitations had the highest risk of suicidal thoughts, planning and attempts.

Algorithm optimizes antibiotic use in settings with poor hygiene and sanitation

To combat antibiotic misuse, researchers developed a decision-making tool that tells doctors the probability the culprit is solely a virus.