UF PHHP AI Seminar Series

The University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions Artificial Intelligence Work Group is pleased to host presentations from renowned experts in health care and public health AI. These presentations are free and open to the campus community.


Seminars are held at 1 p.m. and via Zoom. Lunch boxes will be provided to the first 30 people that register for in-person participants. The talks will be also be live streamed via Zoom for online participants.

Previous seminars

Jim Hoover headshot

Friday, March 29 from 1-2 p.m.

"What really is Al and how can it be implemented to improve health care?"

Presented by Jim Hoover, a clinical professor of marketing in the Warrington College of Business. He is also the director of the Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Center at UF.

Fries, Jason

Jan. 26, 2024

"Responsible Language Models in Healthcare Require Data-Centric AI"

Presented by Dr. Jason Fries, a computer scientist at Stanford University's Center for Biomedical Informatics Research.

Takis Benos portrait

NOV. 17, 2023

“AI models: the importance of being…interpretable”

Presented by Dr. Panayiotis (Takis) Benos, a distinguished UF professor of epidemiology who holds the William Bushnell Presidential Chair.

Patrick Tighe

SEPT. 29, 2023

“AI/QI: A virtuous cycle promoting resiliency”

Presented by Dr. Patrick Tighe, the associate dean for AI applications and innovation and a professor of anesthesiology and orthopedic surgery at the UF College of Medicine