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Archive for 2012



The “Pence Bunch” boogies down for kids

By • Apr 5th, 2012 • Category: Staff

A local family helps Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida by winning the Primrose Schools’ Family Dance-off.

UF&Shands Florida Recovery Center opens location at Orlando Health’s South Seminole Hospital

By • Apr 5th, 2012 • Category: Miscellaneous

The UF&Shands Florida Recovery Center, a nationally recognized academic and clinical research-driven addiction treatment program, will bring new treatment options to patients in Central Florida.

Faculty member honored with national award

By • Apr 5th, 2012 • Category: Awards, Faculty Recognition, Psychiatry

UF COM professor, Rajiv Tandon, M.D., receives the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Shands Hospital for Children wins $20,000 from Primrose Schools

By • Apr 3rd, 2012 • Category: Miscellaneous

The “Pench Bunch” wins second place in the third annual Family Dance-off video contest.

Four years later: Jeffrey Boatright reflects on his ‘dive’ into medicine

By • Apr 2nd, 2012 • Category: Lead Story, Students

Jeffrey Boatright reflects on how he began his four-year journey through medical school.

UF names Dr. Daniel Meldrum the new chief of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery

By • Apr 2nd, 2012 • Category: Miscellaneous, Surgery

Dr. Daniel Meldrum is the new chief of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery in the College of Medicine; he comes to UF from Indiana University.

$63 million NIH grant helps UF, national consortium explore cell regeneration therapies for heart disease

By • Apr 2nd, 2012 • Category: From the Lab

Stem cells from the bone marrow and heart could be used to generate healthy new heart cells and restore function.