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Faculty member in the Department of Pediatrics receives the Hippocratic Award

Published: May 3rd, 2011

Congratulations to Dr. Maureen Novak, the 5th member of the Department of Pediatrics, to receive the University of Florida College of Medicine Hippocratic Award.

Swaiman Medical Scholarship Program

Published: Apr 22nd, 2011

Congratulations to UF medical students Phillip Chong and YJ Park on the award of the prestigious Swaiman Medical Scholarship Program. The scholarship will provide summer stipends to conduct research in the lab of Dr. Paul R. Carney.

How to prevent childhood obesity

Published: Apr 16th, 2011

Working with children is a challenge and one of the newest challenges facing pediatricians today is childhood obesity. Sahar Dowidar is a pediatric resident at Shands at the University of Florida. She is currently working in a project to decrease childhood obesity through promotion of breastfeeding.

Partnership helps pets and people

Published: Apr 13th, 2011

A five-year collaboration between the Powell Gene Therapy Center, the UF College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and the UF College of Veterinary Medicine has strengthened professional ties between the colleges and led to research that may improve both animal and human health.

Dance Marathon: For the Kids

Published: Apr 11th, 2011

Dance Marathon at the University of Florida is a year-round fundraising organization that culminates in a 26.2-hour event at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center, where UF students stay awake and on their feet to show their support and raise money for Shands Hospital for Children at UF, a Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospital.

Epic Go Live on April 18th for Specialty Clinic

Published: Mar 21st, 2011

Epic is set to go live in the Specialty Clinic on April 18th. Training for Epic is available for all faculty and staff through the Shands portal.

Friends for life

Published: Mar 15th, 2011

UF’s Streetlight program gives teens with chronic illnesses what they sometimes need most, a friend.

Women commit shaken baby violence as often as men

Published: Mar 7th, 2011

Women are just as likely as men to violently shake a small child in their care, though men cause more severe injuries and death, according to a new University of Florida study.

Gym equipment unlikely source of MRSA

Published: Mar 3rd, 2011

According to a new University of Florida study published in the American Journal of Infection Control that aggressive cleaning policies may not actually be necessary to prevent the spread of community-acquired form of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

“Bad Blood”

Published: Feb 1st, 2011

UF researchers work to improve treatments for people who have hemophilia.