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Archive for 2011



Longtime UF faculty member Dr. William Thomas Jr. dies

By • Jan 6th, 2011 • Category: Faculty in the News

Dr. William “Billy” Clark Thomas Jr., one of the first faculty members of UF’s College of Medicine, died at the age of 91.

What’s your promise?

By • Jan 6th, 2011 • Category: Event

The UF Health Science Center and Shands HealthCare have teamed up to launch “I Promise,” an initiative highlighting patient safety and the patient experience.

UF receives $4.7 million to study marijuana’s role in immunity among HIV-positive adolescents

By • Jan 6th, 2011 • Category: From the Lab, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

Does marijuana use affect disease progression in HIV-infected youth? UF researchers use novel cross-disciplinary studies to find out.

Med students prepare for trip to Haiti

By • Jan 6th, 2011 • Category: Students

UF medical students of Project Haiti need support as they prepare for the international health outreach trip just one year following the devastating earthquake that hit Port-au-Prince.

UF introduces new chief of plastic and reconstructive surgery

By • Jan 5th, 2011 • Category: Staff

Dr. Bruce A. Mast is welcomed back to UF as the new chief of plastic and reconstructive surgery for the University of Florida department of surgery.