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Archive for 2009



Swine flu resources

By • May 1st, 2009 • Category: Miscellaneous

This list of local and national resources is an excerpt from information compiled by the Association of Health Care Journalists.

H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) Infections Alert for Institutions of Higher Education

By • May 1st, 2009 • Category: Miscellaneous

Page last updated May 1, 2009, 1:30 AM ET University of Florida officials continue to closely follow developments in Florida and elsewhere with the swine flu. Weekend graduation ceremonies and other campus activities are proceeding as planned at this time. Graduates or guests who are experiencing a fever, sore throat or a cough are encouraged […]

The road to commencement: Kavita Rajasekhar

By • Apr 30th, 2009 • Category: Lead Story, Students

Kavita Rajasekhar brings her unique brand of humanism and compassion to everything she does.

UF researcher received national ‘Life Sciences’ award

By • Apr 30th, 2009 • Category: Awards, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

Bryon Petersen, an associate professor of pathology, received the Chairmen’s Distinguished Life Sciences Award from the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Swine flu update: A message from Dean Good

By • Apr 29th, 2009 • Category: Miscellaneous

This message from Dean Good presents the most up-to-date information on UF and Shands Healthcare efforts to monitor for and prepare to treat patients should the swine flu make an appearance in our area.

A radiologist in the shadow of Hippocrates

By • Apr 29th, 2009 • Category: Awards, Top Stories

The COM’s graduating class honors Patricia Abbitt, M.D., with the 2009 Hippocratic Award.

UF researcher to probe evolution of HIV-related dementia

By • Apr 28th, 2009 • Category: Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, Published Papers

Marco Salemi, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the department of pathology, immunology and laboratory medicine at the UF College of Medicine, has won a five-year, $3.5 million NIH grant to probe the genetic origins of HIV-associated dementia.

Swine flu update

By • Apr 27th, 2009 • Category: Miscellaneous

UF and Shands HealthCare make efforts to enforce influenza surveillance and avoidance.