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Faculty Recognition news at the College of Medicine

Christensen posthumously receives Hippocratic Award

By • May 13th, 2016 • Category: Awards, Faculty Recognition, Lead Story, Psychiatry

Dr. Richard C. Christensen’s wife, Kathy, and son, Chris, accepted the UF College of Medicine Hippocratic Award on his behalf during a ceremony held May 3, nearly six months after the beloved faculty member’s passing.

Regina Bussing, M.D., named chair of the UF department of psychiatry

By • May 6th, 2016 • Category: Faculty Recognition, New Hires/Appointments, Pediatrics, Psychiatry

UF College of Medicine names Regina Bussing, M.D., chair of psychiatry. A professor in the departments of psychiatry, pediatrics and clinical and health psychology, Bussing has served as interim department chair of psychiatry since 2014.

UF Health researchers win national award for identifying brain tumor intervention

By • Apr 12th, 2016 • Category: Awards, Faculty Recognition, Neurosurgery

Study uncovering possible new intervention for brain tumor wins national award for UF researchers.

UF Health brain cancer researcher Mitchell receives $1M grant from Hyundai Hope On Wheels

By • Mar 24th, 2016 • Category: Awards, Faculty Recognition, Neurosurgery

UF brain cancer researcher Duane Mitchell receives $1 million grant from Hyundai Hope On Wheels.

World-renowned UF neurosurgeon passes away

By • Feb 24th, 2016 • Category: Faculty in the News, Neurosurgery

Albert L. Rhoton Jr., M.D., an internationally known neurosurgeon and pioneering researcher who built a small neurosurgery division into a thriving UF department, died Sunday at age 83.

UF Health’s Li-Ming Su, M.D., named chair of the UF department of urology

By • Feb 2nd, 2016 • Category: Faculty Recognition, New Hires/Appointments, Urology

The UF College of Medicine announces the appointment of Dr. Li-Ming Su as chair of the department of urology.

Steven DeKosky, M.D., named interim director of McKnight Brain Institute

By • Jan 4th, 2016 • Category: Faculty Recognition, Neurology, New Hires/Appointments

Steven T. DeKosky, M.D., has been appointed interim executive director for the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida.

UF psychiatrist who worked with Jacksonville’s most vulnerable patients passes away unexpectedly

By • Dec 1st, 2015 • Category: Faculty in the News, Psychiatry

Richard C. Christensen, M.D., M.A., a professor of psychiatry in the UF College of Medicine, died unexpectedly Nov. 26 in Zambia while on a Habitat for Humanity build.

A celebration of science

By • Nov 10th, 2015 • Category: Aging and Geriatric Research, Faculty Recognition, Lead Story, Neurology, Pediatrics

UF Health Science Center faculty members recognized at fourth annual Celebrating Distinction Ceremony.

Department of surgery names new chief of pediatric surgery

By • Sep 29th, 2015 • Category: New Hires/Appointments, Surgery

The UF College of Medicine department of surgery has selected a new chief for division of pediatric surgery.