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Meet Peter Kang, M.D., Pediatric Neurology Chief

Meet Peter Kang, M.D., Pediatric Neurology Chief

Published: December 16th, 2013

The University of Florida College of Medicine welcomed Peter Kang, M.D., as the new chief of pediatric neurology last month. Previously an associate professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School, […]

Holiday Crafts for Kids

Holiday Crafts for Kids

Published: December 16th, 2013

Are you looking for festive activities to keep your little ones busy this holiday season? With time off from school—and a lot more time at home—it can become a daunting […]

Giving Patients a Christmas Morning

Giving Patients a Christmas Morning

Published: December 16th, 2013

For children who celebrate Christmas, the night before is the longest night of the year. Christmas morning brings the grand reveal of presents under the tree. For the pediatric patients […]

End of Year Gifts

Published: December 4th, 2013

Expanding Emergency Care

Expanding Emergency Care

Published: November 21st, 2013

In an emergency situation, every second counts. With the substantial population growth predicted for northwest Gainesville and the surrounding area, UF Health Shands Hospital leaders wanted to find a way […]

Transplant Patient Gives Back

Published: November 21st, 2013

When Pete Schwob was 9 years old, he began spitting up blood. For no known reason, the capillaries in his alveoli (hollow cavities in the lungs) were bursting and destroying […]

Partnering to Advance Medicine

Partnering to Advance Medicine

Published: November 21st, 2013

At UF Health Shands Hospital, commitment to providing the best possible care applies not just to patients in the Gainesville community, but also statewide and even across the country. One […]

Adopting Hannah

Adopting Hannah

Published: November 20th, 2013

November is National Adoption Awareness Month and Prematurity Awareness Month. We asked Adam and Jennifer Bess, parents of a premature adopted baby, to share their touching story. Find out how […]

Meet NICU Nurse Jennifer Pearce

Meet NICU Nurse Jennifer Pearce

Published: November 20th, 2013

At the time, Jennifer Pearce, RN, had spent more than five years in the NICU at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital caring for the tiny patients fighting for their lives, […]

Local Gaming Business Plays for Children

Local Gaming Business Plays for Children

Published: November 20th, 2013

On an Autumn Saturday each year since 2008, tens of thousands of gamers have joined together to save the lives of local kids in a celebration of gaming culture we […]