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Archive for 2009



A voice for kids

By • Oct 22nd, 2009 • Category: Students, Top Stories

UF pediatric residents focus on advocacy.

Making the switch: the debut of electronic medical records

By • Oct 22nd, 2009 • Category: Top Stories, Video

UF’s College of Medicine recently implemented electronic medical records for the first time at a clinic the college runs in Old Town, Fla. Here, COM and clinic leaders discuss the change.

UF names new cancer center director, radiation oncology chair

By • Oct 22nd, 2009 • Category: New Hires/Appointments, Radiation Oncology

Dr. Paul Okunieff has been named director of the University of Florida Shands Cancer Center and chairman of the UF College of Medicine department of radiation oncology.

Upcoming events celebrate new cancer hospital

By • Oct 22nd, 2009 • Category: Miscellaneous

Upcoming events celebrate the opening of the Shands Cancer Hospital at the University of Florida located on the new South Campus.

UF researchers find triggers in cells’ transition from colitis to cancer

By • Oct 20th, 2009 • Category: From the Lab, Surgery

Studying triggers in cells’ transition from colitis to cancer, UF colorectal surgeon Emina Huang, M.D., has found blocking two hormones could inhibit tumor growth.

UF genetics institute director named to federal biosecurity panel

By • Oct 20th, 2009 • Category: Faculty in the News

Kenneth I. Berns, M.D., Ph.D., director of the University of Florida Genetics Institute has been named to the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity.

Ross named director of HSC News and Communications

By • Oct 20th, 2009 • Category: Staff

Melanie Fridl Ross, M.S.J., E.L.S., who joined the UF in 1992, has been appointed director of Health Science Center News and Communications.