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Shands teen-mentoring program co-founders listed among nominees for Nobel Peace Prize

Published: November 3rd, 2011

The co-founders of a high school student mentoring program that began 11 years ago in Gainesville were among the 262 official designated nominees for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, which […]

Alachua County Senior Center to provide hope for area’s elderly

Alachua County Senior Center to provide hope for area’s elderly

Published: November 3rd, 2011

Nearly 200 people gathered for the ground breaking of the Alachua County Senior Recreation Center at Northside Park (5710 N.W. 34th Street) on Sept. 14. This $5 million, 17,000-square-foot center […]

RITA jump starts lymphedema program with $25,000 grant

RITA jump starts lymphedema program with $25,000 grant

Published: November 3rd, 2011

In a January ceremony, Research Is The Answer (RITA) presented a check for $100,000 – making this foundation’s total gift to Shands Jacksonville $1,001,500. This includes a $25,000 grant specifically […]

UF Medical Guild donates $50,000 to UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital at UF Garden of Hope

UF Medical Guild donates $50,000 to UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital at UF Garden of Hope

Published: November 3rd, 2011

As part of the University of Florida Medical Guild 50th Anniversary Project, the UF Medical Guild will donate $50,000 to the Shands Cancer Hospital at UF Garden of Hope. The […]

Shands Children’s Hospital acquires new equipment to help children rehabilitate

Published: November 3rd, 2011

Thanks to the University of Florida Medical Guild and Children’s Miracle Network, our youngest patients who often reside in our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) or on the fourth floor […]

Shands at UF patient winning his battle against brain cancer

Published: October 26th, 2011

When Matt Dumas and his grandparents, Ron and Marie Dumas, met Erin Dunbar, MD, for the first time at Shands at the University of Florida, they were anxious, confused and […]

Children’s Miracle Network

Published: October 26th, 2011

Swamp Dash & Bash – Getting Muddy for a Cause

Published: October 26th, 2011

Don’t miss out on the Inaugural Swamp Dash & Bash on Saturday, November 12, 2011 in Gainesville, FL. We will be “gettin’ muddy for a cause” for Children’s Miracle Network […]

Pediatric Emergency Room

Pediatric Emergency Room

Published: July 1st, 2011

The new Pediatric Emergency Room at Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida opened on July 1, 2011, becoming north central Florida’s first emergency room specifically geared toward […]