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Archive for 2009



Visit from Author comforts and challenges first-year medical students

By • Jan 16th, 2009 • Category: Students, Top Stories

Dr. Christine Montross, poet and third-year psychiatry resident, visited with students and faculty on Tuesday, Jan. 13. Montross spoke candidly about her book, “Body of Work” and how writing has been an integral part of her medical career.

Patriarch of UF Anesthesiology dies at 83

By • Jan 16th, 2009 • Category: Faculty in the News, Lead Story

Joachim S. “Nik” Gravenstein, M.D., founder of the College of Medicine’s department of anesthesiology and co-inventor of the Human Patient Simulator, died Friday, Jan. 16 after an extended illness.

COM Students travel to the Gambia to research country’s health system

By • Jan 16th, 2009 • Category: Students, Top Stories

Seven medical students spend one month learning about trauma care and triage systems while at Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital in the Gambia.

MBI director on XM’s ‘Future Medicine’ program

By • Jan 16th, 2009 • Category: Miscellaneous

Dennis Steindler, Ph.D., will discuss the Regeneration Project on XM Radio’s ReachMD series “Future Medicine and Genetics.”

Dr. Stan Williams appointed chairman of obstetrics and gynecology

By • Jan 16th, 2009 • Category: Faculty Recognition

Dr. R. Stan Williams was appointed chairman of the department this past December. He also serves as the Harry Prystowsky professor of reproductive medicine.