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Meet Saleem Islam, M.D.

Meet Saleem Islam, M.D.

Published: November 26th, 2012

When pediatric surgeon Saleem Islam, M.D., M.P.H., came to Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida in 2007, he was tasked with developing a minimally-invasive surgery unit for […]

Gator women’s volleyball team makes 20th annual Thanksgiving visit to Shands Hospital for Children at UF

Gator women’s volleyball team makes 20th annual Thanksgiving visit to Shands Hospital for Children at UF

Published: November 26th, 2012

In celebration of Thanksgiving, the University of Florida women’s volleyball team spread a little holiday cheer to pediatric patients at Shands Hospital for Children at UF on Sunday, Nov. 25. […]

Belt Buckle Ball raises more than $17,000 for Shands Hospital for Children at UF

Published: November 18th, 2012

The smell of Southern barbecure and the sound of down-home country music rang through The Space at Feather Oaks in Tallahassee on Nov. 2 as more than 200 community members […]

Welcoming children and families

Welcoming children and families

Published: October 31st, 2012

Laura Brown, Shands at the University of Florida visitor assistant, greets visitors with smiles and answers at the hospital’s east lobby welcome desk. “I go out of my way to […]

Meet Joanne Lagmay, M.D.

Meet Joanne Lagmay, M.D.

Published: October 26th, 2012

What Joanne Lagmay, M.D., defines as her dream job is often surprising to others. As a pediatric oncologist at Shands Hospital for Children at UF, she treats children with solid […]

A new grant helps fund childhood cancer research

Published: October 1st, 2012

  Hyundai Hope on Wheels awarded University of Florida researcher Wesley Bolch, Ph. D., and his research team a grant of $250,000 to support their pediatric cancer research. Osteosarcoma survivor […]

Radiothon raises more than $100,000 for Shands Hospital for Children at UF

Radiothon raises more than $100,000 for Shands Hospital for Children at UF

Published: September 21st, 2012

Radio personalities, Miss Florida, pediatric patients, faculty, staff and community members took over the Shands at the University of Florida atrium and local airwaves Tuesday, raising more than $100,000 to […]

Nate Ferrell

Nate Ferrell

Published: August 30th, 2012

Ask 4-year-old Nate Ferrell to show you his ‘arc reactor’ and he will flash a big smile, lift up his shirt and point to his stomach. “See?” Nate may not […]

Sam Blakemore

Sam Blakemore

Published: July 24th, 2012

In many ways, Sam Blakemore is a typical, active 10-year-old boy. He loves to throw hoops on the basketball court, swim in the pool with his friends and play HALO […]

The NASCAR Foundation finalizes donation to pediatric oncology unit

The NASCAR Foundation finalizes donation to pediatric oncology unit

Published: July 11th, 2012

  The NASCAR Foundation recently announced that it made a final installment of $100,000 as part of a record donation to Shands Hospital for Children at UF. In partnership with […]