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Archive for 2010



Haiti’s greatest need is hope

By • Feb 3rd, 2010 • Category: Guest Column

Diabetes researcher Mark Atkinson, Ph.D., recounts his experience in Haiti as the coordinator of a group of medical professionals and missionaries who traveled to Haiti to assist in the relief efforts immediately following the Jan. 12 earthquake.

A fun way to support first-year medical students

By • Feb 2nd, 2010 • Category: Students

Join the first-year medical students on Sunday, Feb. 21 for a golf tournament, activities and food benefiting the college’s Interdisciplinary Family Health Program and other class initiatives.

UF gets almost $15 million in federal funds to build research complex to help older adults

By • Feb 2nd, 2010 • Category: Aging and Geriatric Research, Top Stories

New building will enhance basic and clinical research efforts.

America’s pivotal surgical developments highlighted in ‘Gifted Hands’ lecture

By • Feb 2nd, 2010 • Category: Miscellaneous, Surgery

Honorary guest lecturer Seymour I. Schwartz, M.D., a distinguished alumni professor at the University of Rochester, spoke to surgical residents, faculty and staff last week.

UF professor receives prestigious award from Italian cardiologists

By • Feb 1st, 2010 • Category: Awards

A distinguished UF cardiologist, C. Richard Conti, M.D., is honored for mentorship and research.

UF dedicates 80,000-square-foot Emerging Pathogens Institute facility

By • Feb 1st, 2010 • Category: Top Stories

The state’s first research facility focused on new infectious diseases threatening plants, animals, people and food safety opened on Tuesday.

UF surgeons, research biologists create scale to grade shark bite severity

By • Feb 1st, 2010 • Category: From the Lab, Surgery

Shark attack! These words can send waves of fear through the public. To better communicate the actual severity of the bite, UF surgeons have created a grading scale.