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Showing gratitude during UF Health Nurses Week

Nurse of the Year Kelli Stewart, RN When we think of gratitude at UF Health, we consider the wonderful ways patients and families show appreciation to our staff.  Last month, your support made our nurses feel cherished during UF Health Nurses Week. Through the Nourish a Nurse campaign, we…

College DM programs raise $3.9 million 

From left to right: Shelley Collins, M.D., FAAP, associate chief medical officer at UF Health Shands Hospital, associate dean for student affairs and professor of pediatrics at UF College of Medicine, Anna Michelle Brandt, associate vice president of operations at UF Health Shands Hospital, Colleen Koch, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., dean…

Ambassador Spotlight: Meet Brooks & Broward

The bond between brothers is special. The link between Brooks and Broward Roberts is especially unique. Brooks, 3, and Broward, 4, do everything together. They ride four-wheelers and go on backyard adventures. They were also both diagnosed with a tethered spinal cord, a neurologic condition caused by the spinal cord…

UF neuroscientists awarded grants to advance Lewy body dementia research

To help combat this growing health issue, which affects over 1 million individuals in the U.S., the Harry T. Mangurian Jr. Foundation supports the Collaboration for Pilot Studies in Lewy Body Dementia, an annual research pilot award program at the University of Florida. This year, one-year pilot grants were awarded…

Fighting pediatric cancer focus of V Foundation-UF Health collaboration

In pursuit of its ongoing mission to achieve Victory Over Cancer®, the V Foundation for Cancer Research announced its renewed support and a new $250,000 grant for the University of Florida’s efforts to combat brain cancer in children. Combined with private support, a total of $600,000 in new funding will bolster critical research programs.