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A Night for Heroes celebrates 15 years

The TraumaOne Heroes Council and the late Leon L. Haley Jr. (center), M.D., MHSA, CPE, FACEP, CEO of UF Health Jacksonville and dean of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville. Kate Strickland calls April 24, 2016, the “worst day” of her life. It’s also the “most wonderful,” considering the…

New life fuels generosity

Grateful patient Jan Stier (left) and his wife, Pat (right), spend time in the Wilmot Botanical Gardens reflecting on their journey with UF Health. Jan Stier used to be called the “mystery man.” That’s because before UF Health, no physician could diagnose him. Four years ago, Stier came to UF…

Grateful giving enables vital treatment and research

Although Tom passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2016, many will continue to understand his legacy through the Cocking Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund, founded by his wife, Kathy Cocking, to help advance research and treatment of the disease at UF Health in his memory.

Where does my CMN gift go? | February 2022

This image was taken prior to national guidelines of face coverings and physical distancing. Your continued support toward Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals funds programs that benefit our pediatric patients and their families. At UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, we value not only the comfort and well-being of our patients but…

Longwood tournament sets fundraising record for transplant patients

The 11th annual Longwood Rehab/I Love Chad Charity Golf Tournament saw its biggest year ever. Held Saturday, Nov. 13, at the DeBary Golf and Country Club in DeBary, Fla., the event welcomed 110 participants and raised more than $36,000 to benefit the UF Health Transplant Patient Housing Program, shattering the…

Research Showcase: Pediatric bone marrow transplant research at UF gets boost

The mission of CMN Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is to build awareness and raise funds for our pediatric patients. This research spotlight is the first in our Miracle Memo series to explore the impactful research completed thanks to CMN Hospitals funding. Biljana Horn, M.D., is the director…