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Archive for 2015

UF Health Day at THE PLAYERS

By • Apr 17th, 2015 • Category: Event

UF Health has been selected as Charity of the Day at THE PLAYERS golf tournament on May 9 in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Oxycodone overdose deaths drop 25 percent after launch of Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

By • Apr 15th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Health Outcomes and Policy, Medicine, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

Oxycodone-related deaths dropped 25 percent after Florida implemented its Prescription Drug Monitoring Program in late 2011 as part of its response to the state’s prescription drug abuse epidemic, according to a team of UF Health researchers. The drop in fatalities could stem from the number of health care providers who used the program’s database to […]

New ophthalmology chair seeks to advance research, clinical care and training programs

By • Apr 14th, 2015 • Category: Faculty Recognition, New Hires/Appointments, Ophthalmology

Sonal S. Tuli, M.D., M.Ed., has been appointed chair of the department of ophthalmology at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

“Big data” database aims to speed up Alzheimer’s research with input from UF Health scientist

By • Apr 13th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Neuroscience

The NIH has announced a big data portal to spur Alzheimer’s research — which will include data generated by a team of researchers from UF Health.