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Community Health & Family Medicine news at the College of Medicine

Statewide research consortium receives $7.9 million for research to improve patient outcomes

By • Aug 24th, 2015 • Category: Community Health & Family Medicine, From the Lab, Health Outcomes and Policy, Medicine, Pediatrics

The OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium has been approved for $7.9 million in funding from PCORI and has been named one of the nation’s 13 clinical data research networks.

Year-round baseball in the South could lead to more injuries, according to UF Health research

By • Mar 26th, 2015 • Category: Community Health & Family Medicine, From the Lab, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

In northern states, the baseball season ramps up in the spring months, but in the South, baseball starts as early as January and can go year round. UF Health researchers think that’s why baseball pitchers are at a higher risk for tearing a ligament in their elbows.

A time to lead

By • May 14th, 2014 • Category: Community Health & Family Medicine, Lead Story, Ophthalmology, Students

UF College of Medicine graduates receive a warm welcome to their profession.

‘Research Day’ showcases med student commitment to improving health

By • May 9th, 2014 • Category: Community Health & Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Students

Student research projects result in improved care and winnings at the college’s annual Medical Student Research Day.

Hatch named Class of 2014 role model

By • May 7th, 2014 • Category: Awards, Community Health & Family Medicine, Faculty Recognition

Robert Hatch, M.D., a community health and family medicine professor and director of the Free Center, received his third Hippocratic Award in a ceremony May 6.

PRP injection therapy gets students with troublesome injuries back in the game

By • Jan 27th, 2014 • Category: Community Health & Family Medicine, Students

The UF Student Health Care Center offers platelet-rich plasma injection therapy for sports injuries to help students get back in the game.

Second dean of the UF College of Medicine passes away

By • Jan 16th, 2014 • Category: Community Health & Family Medicine, Lead Story, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

Emanuel Suter, M.D., one of the founding leaders of the University of Florida College of Medicine and a man known for the significant strides he made in improving medical education and diversity within the college, passed away at age 95.