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Patient Stories

Sheila and Doug Kirk at last year's

Funding hope: Parkinson’s patient on the road again

Apr 28th, 2016

When he was 38 years old, Doug Kirk remembers how things like brushing his teeth or raising his left arm became difficult. He wasn’t able to sleep. Even sitting for extended periods of time proved painful. But this summer, he and his wife Sheila will cycle for more than 450 miles along the scenic southern hills of Iowa.

Physician Profiles

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Physician Spotlight: Dr. Patricia Calhoun

Mar 8th, 2016

Patricia McFall Calhoun, M.D. ’89, joined the UF Medical Alumni Board of Directors with a mission to inspire alumni and community members to invest in the future of medical education.

Your Gift in Action

For this father, longtime giving is personal

For this father, longtime giving is personal

Apr 15th, 2016

In 1968, Barry Wigglesworth's only son was diagnosed with Ebstein anomaly in its severest form, a rare heart defect that is present at birth where the heart valve doesn’t properly close to keep the blood flowing in the right direction.