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Archive for 2009



Faculty and students ‘got talent’

By • Feb 27th, 2009 • Category: Faculty in the News

Faculty and students performed for their peers, family and friends at a talent show fundraiser to support five international health trips that will take place over spring break.

New COM blog showcases humanity in medicine

By • Feb 26th, 2009 • Category: Students

The Gators Caught in the Act blog allows faculty, students and staff to recognize each other for bringing humanity to the medical profession.

Progress for African-American pioneers in medicine yesterday, today and tomorrow

By • Feb 26th, 2009 • Category: Event, Faculty in the News, Top Stories

Dr. Donna Parker, assistant dean for minority affairs for the COM, recently shared with students the vibrant history and her concerns for the future of African-Americans in medical professions.

Genetic tests may improve dosing for widely used anti-clotting drug

By • Feb 25th, 2009 • Category: From the Lab

In The New England Journal of Medicine, UF researchers describe a potential method to use a patient’s own genetic information to determine the initial dosage of the anticoagulant warfarin.

Treating drug-addicted doctors is good medicine

By • Feb 25th, 2009 • Category: From the Lab, Top Stories

Doctors who become addicted to drugs can successfully be treated and restored to their professions thanks to special programs that offer case management and monitoring.

MISSION: International Outreach – Project Haiti

By • Feb 24th, 2009 • Category: Lead Story, Students

COM faculty and students, along with pharmacy students, will travel to Haiti during spring break to serve hundreds of impoverished people there and in the Dominican Republic.