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About Joseph Ladapo, MD, PhD

Joseph A. Ladapo, MD, PhD is Professor of Medicine at the University of Florida and serves as State Surgeon General of Florida. His research examines behavioral economic strategies to reduce cardiovascular risk in low-income and disadvantaged populations. Clinically, he has cared primarily for hospitalized patients. His research program has been supported by the National Institutes of Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and includes clinical trials of interventions for weight loss, smoking cessation, and cardiovascular disease prevention among people with HIV. Dr. Ladapo’s studies have been published in leading medical journals, including The Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and Annals of Internal Medicine. His writings about health policy and public health have appeared in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. Prior to joining the faculty of University of Florida, he was a tenured Associate Professor at David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Dr. Ladapo graduated from Wake Forest University and received his medical degree from Harvard and PhD in Health Policy from Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. He completed his clinical training in internal medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where he received the Harvard Medical School Class of 2012 Resident Teaching Award and the Daniel E. Ford Award in Health Services and Outcomes Research from John Hopkins University.

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

    American Board Of Internal Medicine

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-8518-4800

Publications

2024

Cost-effectiveness of goal-directed and outcome-based financial incentives for weight loss in low-income populations: the FIReWoRk randomized clinical trial

International Journal of Obesity. 48(2):231-239 [DOI]10.1038/s41366-023-01404-3.

2023

Effectiveness of Goal-Directed and Outcome-Based Financial Incentives for Weight Loss in Primary Care Patients With Obesity Living in Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Neighborhoods: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

JAMA internal medicine. 183(1):61-69 [DOI]10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.5618. [PMID]36469353.

2022

The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Disparities Elimination through Coordinated Interventions to Prevent and Control Heart and Lung Disease Alliance.

Health services research. 57 Suppl 1(Suppl 1):20-31 [DOI]10.1111/1475-6773.13983. [PMID]35383917.

2022

US emergency care patterns among nurse practitioners and physician assistants compared with physicians: a cross-sectional analysis

BMJ Open. 12(4) [DOI]10.1136/bmjopen-2021-055138. [PMID]35443951.

2021

Association of COVID-19 Risk Misperceptions With Household Isolation in the United States: Survey Study

JMIR Formative Research. 5(8) [DOI]10.2196/30164. [PMID]34253507.

2021

Protocol for pragmatic randomised trial: integrating electronic health record-based behavioural economic ‘nudges’ into the electronic health record to reduce preoperative testing for patients undergoing cataract surgery

BMJ Open. 11(11) [DOI]10.1136/bmjopen-2021-049568. [PMID]34732478.

2021

Revisiting COVID-19 policies: 10 evidence-based recommendations for where to go from here

BMC Public Health. 21(1) [DOI]10.1186/s12889-021-12082-z. [PMID]34774012.

2020

Differences in Cardiovascular Care Between Adults With and Without Opioid Prescriptions in the United States

Journal of the American Heart Association. 9(11) [DOI]10.1161/jaha.120.015961.

2020

Financial Incentives for Smoking Cessation in Hospitalized Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial

The American Journal of Medicine. 133(6):741-749 [DOI]10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.12.025. [PMID]31982494.

2018

Financial IncEntives for Smoking TreAtment: protocol of the FIESTA trial and FIESTA Oral Microbiome Substudy

Trials. 19(1) [DOI]10.1186/s13063-018-3003-y. [PMID]30463608.

2016

The Impact of an Online Crowdsourcing Diagnostic Tool on Health Care Utilization: A Case Study Using a Novel Approach to Retrospective Claims Analysis

Journal of Medical Internet Research. 18(6) [DOI]10.2196/jmir.5644. [PMID]27251384.

Grants

Jan 2023 – Dec 2023

Financial incentive strategies for smoking cessation in high-risk, hospitalized patients.

Role: Principal Investigator

Funding: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES via NATL INST OF HLTH NIDA

Sep 2021 ACTIVE

Ladapo Surgeon General-Fl Dept of Hlth CO104

Role: Principal Investigator

Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH

Education

M.D.

2008 · HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL

Ph.D.

2008 · HARVARD UNIVERSITY

B.A.

2000 · WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY

Contact Details

Phones:

Business:
(352) 265-0651

Emails:

Business:
joseph.ladapo@ufl.edu

Addresses:

Business Mailing:
PO Box 103204
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
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