All of Us Research Program marks first anniversary at UF Health

By: Kim Rose
“Our goal at UF is to recruit 15,000 participants from around the state over the next five years,” said Elizabeth Shenkman, Ph.D., co-principal investigator for the All of Us Research Program at UF Health.
all of us The All of Us bus served as a mobile recruitment hub for UF Health last September. Pictured (L-R) are the UF Health All of Us Research Program co-principal investigators William Hogan, M.D., UF College of Medicine professor of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics, and Elizabeth Shenkman, Ph.D., UF College of Medicine chair of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics and director of the Institute for Child Health Policy, with David R. Nelson, M.D., senior vice president for health affairs at UF and president of UF Health. Jesse Jones
All of Us to date: So far, so good The SouthEast Enrollment Center has recruited more than 8,000 full participants to date.
UF has recruited more than 1,100 full participants. UF Health coordinates data for the SouthEast Enrollment Center consortium. We have submitted approximately 4,000 electronic health records for this project to date.

UF Health awareness efforts

  • Hosted the All of Us Journey bus on campus in September

  • Shared program information and presented the game ball at the March Florida Gators Women’s Basketball game

  • Participated in the March UF College of Pharmacy Precision Medicine Conference, with keynote speaker Joshua Denny, M.D., M.S., FACMI, who leads the All of Us initiative and is a biomedical informatics and medicine professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

  • Continues to participate in various community events to share information and recruit participants in North Central and Northeast Florida.