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Archive for 2015



Embedded geriatrics consults mean healthier patients, according to UF Health study

By • May 15th, 2015 • Category: Aging and Geriatric Research, Surgery

When UF Health recruited doctors dedicated to taking care of older patients, those patients survived better and went home more often.

Road to Graduation: All in the Gator family

By • May 15th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Students

For children of UF College of Medicine alumni, Saturday’s graduation marked the continuation of their families’ Gator legacies.

Campaign increases first-time mouth and throat cancer screenings among low-income rural Floridians

By • May 14th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Health Outcomes and Policy

UF Health researchers increase the likelihood of rural, low-income Floridians getting screened for mouth and throat cancer by 13 percent.

Honoring an individual with a team spirit

By • May 14th, 2015 • Category: Awards, Faculty Recognition, Medicine

The class of 2015 presented Robert Hollander, M.D., with the Hippocratic Award at the annual ceremony May 5.

Road to Graduation: Pursuing a path of service and medicine

By • May 14th, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Students

Soon-to-be graduate and class of 2015 academic chair Michael Tudeen reflects on his Peace Corps and medical school experiences.

Prominent Alzheimer’s disease researcher joins McKnight Brain Institute, department of neurology

By • May 14th, 2015 • Category: Health Outcomes and Policy, Neurology, Neuroscience, New Hires/Appointments, Psychiatry

Prominent Alzheimer’s disease researcher Steven DeKosky has accepted a position as a neurology professor in the College of Medicine and deputy director of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute.