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Archive for 2009



New lecture, award in honor of Hugh A. Walters, M.D.

By • Jun 4th, 2009 • Category: Students, Surgery

The department of surgery’s upcoming distinguished speaker lecture was established in honor of the young surgeon who died last year and will feature the recipient of the first humanitarian award named after him.

Shands Children’s Surgical Center offers a look ‘sea’ at its new renovations

By • Jun 4th, 2009 • Category: Event, Surgery

The colors of sea and sand are carried throughout the newly renovated Shands Children’s Surgical Center, creating a saltwater theme appealing to children of all ages.

The spirit of caring

By • Jun 4th, 2009 • Category: Awards, Community Health & Family Medicine

Planetree winner Marcia Miller recognized for compassionate patient care.

Behind the facade

By • Jun 4th, 2009 • Category: Staff, Surgery

The good works of plastic surgery.

Soap-sniffing technology encourages hand washing to reduce hospital-acquired infections

By • Jun 4th, 2009 • Category: Anesthesiology, Medicine, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, Top Stories

HyGreen hand hygiene system can help reduce infections and save money by reminding hospital workers to clean their hands to remove pathogens.

Award to fund UF eye research

By • Jun 4th, 2009 • Category: Ophthalmology

Researchers studying macular degeneration receive $25,000 from The Lions Eye Foundation.