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Archive for 2010

UF, Shands form new alliance with Orlando Health

By • Oct 14th, 2010 • Category: Lead Story, Miscellaneous

The organizations partner to confront health-care challenges, embrace opportunities.

Leading authority in cancer treatment, research to chair UF’s department of medicine

By • Oct 13th, 2010 • Category: Miscellaneous

Robert Hromas, M.D., a leader in translating research into the discovery of new cancer drugs, will become chairman of medicine effective Feb. 14.

New senior associate dean and physician leader of UF COM faculty group practice named

By • Oct 13th, 2010 • Category: Community Health & Family Medicine, New Hires/Appointments

Marvin A. Dewar, M.D., J.D., a long-time faculty member in the UF COM’s department of community health and family medicine, as been appointed senior associate dean, chief executive officer and chief medical officer of University of Florida Physicians.

Grant breathes life into lung transplant center

By • Oct 11th, 2010 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine, Pediatrics

The state of Florida has awarded a $1 million grant to UF to establish a lung transplant center and fund research projects focused on problems such as chronic rejection, the most common reason why patients die after a lung transplant.

Institute of Medicine honors former UF, Shands leader for outstanding service

By • Oct 11th, 2010 • Category: Staff

The Institute of Medicine, an organization that provides health policy advice to the nation’s leaders, this weekend honored former UF Vice President for Health Affairs David R. Challoner, M.D., for outstanding service.