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Department news at the College of Medicine

College establishes Office of the Ombuds for Faculty

By • Mar 1st, 2017 • Category: Faculty Recognition, New Hires/Appointments, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Michael L. Good, dean of the UF College of Medicine, announced this week that Dr. Keith Stone, professor emeritus in the department of obstetrics and gynecology, was appointed the UF College of Medicine’s founding ombuds.

UF Health’s pediatric heart transplant program tops the nation in patient survival

By • Jan 31st, 2017 • Category: Miscellaneous, Pediatrics, Surgery

UF Health’s pediatric heart transplant team receives the highest rating for pediatric patients who have survived their first year after transplantation.

Professor emeritus passes away

By • Jan 18th, 2017 • Category: Faculty in the News, Obstetrics and Gynecology

UF College of Medicine Dean Dr. Michael Good and department of obstetrics and gynecology chair Dr. Stan Williams reflect on the legacy of professor emeritus Dr. Ken Kellner, who passed away Jan. 14.

UF Health researchers to help integrate patient-reported outcomes in electronic health records

By • Dec 21st, 2016 • Category: Health Outcomes and Policy

UF Health researchers receive funding to make it easier to collect patient-reported outcomes, with the goal of improving clinical care and research.

“Working memory” decline in normal aging linked to loss of specific receptor

By • Dec 16th, 2016 • Category: From the Lab, Neuroscience, Psychiatry

Need to quickly look at and recall something like your flight confirmation number? New UF study shines light on the circuits responsible for “working memory.”

NIH grants aim to understand molecular changes during physical activity

By • Dec 13th, 2016 • Category: Aging and Geriatric Research, Awards, Physiology and Functional Genomics

UF receives a combined $11.6 million to study how exercise affects your body on a molecular level.

UF Health research team receives funding to improve health care for children in Medicaid, CHIP

By • Dec 8th, 2016 • Category: Awards, Health Outcomes and Policy

UF Health research team receives funding to improve oral health care and adherence to best practice with antipsychotic medication for children in Medicaid and CHIP in Florida and Texas.

Alzheimer’s expert appointed director of McKnight Brain Institute

By • Nov 10th, 2016 • Category: Faculty Recognition, Neuroscience, New Hires/Appointments

Todd Golde, M.D., Ph.D., appointed director of the McKnight Brain Institute.

Patient with chemotherapy-induced heart failure first to receive stem cells in clinical trial

By • Nov 9th, 2016 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine

A breast cancer survivor’s cancer treatment also caused damage to her heart. Now, UF researchers have injected stem cells in her heart in a Phase 1 clinical trial aimed at evaluating whether those stem cells can help repair damaged heart tissue.