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Archive for 2010

Kellner honored for contributions to teaching

By • Jun 22nd, 2010 • Category: Awards, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Kenneth R. Kellner, M.D., Ph.D., a professor in the UF College of Medicine department of obstetrics and gynecology was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in Education by the COM Society of Teaching Scholars.

Lions Eye Foundation gift to help blindness

By • Jun 22nd, 2010 • Category: Miscellaneous, Ophthalmology

The North Florida Lions Eye Foundation donated $30,000 to the department of ophthalmology in the College of Medicine to be used toward research into age-related macular degeneration.

Department of surgery honors retiring faculty

By • Jun 22nd, 2010 • Category: Faculty in the News, Surgery

UF department of surgery honors the talents and contributions of three retiring faculty surgeons.

New home for COM program aimed at eliminating health disparities

By • Jun 22nd, 2010 • Category: Staff

The UF Health Disparities Research and Intervention Program recently celebrated its grand opening and received a special donation from a Blue Cross and Blue Shield foundation.

UF doctors among first to administer therapy for rare disease

By • Jun 22nd, 2010 • Category: Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Top Stories, Video

The first commercially available treatment in the United States for a rare form of muscular dystrophy called late-onset Pompe disease was administered at the UF Health Science Center.

New UF clinic offers legal and medical help to victims of domestic violence

By • Jun 21st, 2010 • Category: Students

UF’s College of Medicine and Levin College of Law opened the country’s first medicine/law clinic dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence.