The Sameck family give back to the UF Health Congenital Heart Center to celebrate the memory of their infant daughter, Harley Jo.
The Islam family recently established the Joan Islam Rising Star Professorship in Neonatology at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
“She was very humble,” Bailey said. “She didn’t want to put her name on this. She wasn’t doing this to try and get credit; she was doing this because she wanted to help kids and their parents.”
This September, we’d like to spotlight the health care heroes who display their expertise and compassion as they care for these children every day.
Since 2019, Running for Research has grown in ways its founders never anticipated.
The grant by the Tampa-based Purple Playas Foundation and the Arthritis Foundation provides $150,000 in matching funding for up to three years of fellowship training.
The award will be used to acquire an array of monitoring and diagnostic equipment, including tablet and laptop computers as well as Wi-Fi access points.
A program designed to improve access to care and health outcomes for children and adults with Type 1 diabetes will be expanded with a $7.6 million, three-year grant from The Leona M. & Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.
Earlier in January, one family set out to raise funds and awareness for Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) through a grassroots initiative, "Running for Research."