UF Health IT wins two awards for innovation in health care information technology.
Faculty Recognition news at the College of Medicine
A University of Florida Health physician and expert on Type 1 diabetes has been elected president of the American Diabetes Association.
The University of Florida College of Medicine welcomed Peter B. Kang, M.D., to its faculty on Nov. 1 as the new chief of pediatric neurology.
Twenty-five faculty members attained a lifetime achievement during Celebrating Distinction, an Oct. 10 event honoring the installation of endowed professors and chairs at the UF Health Science Center.
Jeffrey R. Martens, Ph.D., has been appointed chairman of the department of pharmacology and therapeutics at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
Laurence M. Solberg, M.D., has been appointed chief of the division of geriatric medicine in the UF College of Medicine department of aging and geriatric research.
Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., joins UF as an associate professor for the department of neurosurgery, director of the UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program and co-director of the Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy.
Award will fund postdoctoral fellow’s research into creating safer vaccines for respiratory viruses.
Peter J. Carek, M.D., has been appointed chairman of the department of community health and family medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness, a national nonprofit organization, presented UF researcher William W. Hauswirth, Ph.D., with its highest research honor. The award recognizes individuals who have had a significant impact on retinal disease research throughout their careers; only eight people have received it in 42 years.