Dr. Michael Haller, professor and chief of pediatric endocrinology at UF, said his department switched almost completely to telemedicine for a while in March and April. Haller said his unit has created equipment packages for parents to perform telehealth physicals for their children, and wireless enabled iPads have also been…
A 7-year-old boy with a history of eczema presented with painful peeling of his fingernails of several days’ duration. He denied any trauma or other inciting injury to his fingernails. His mother had a history of a nail fungus that reportedly had been difficult to treat.
The Alachua County School District’s first Epidemic/Pandemic Response Team is drafting a spring learning plan to submit to the Florida Department of Education following a state emergency order announcing the continuation of online classes.
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While the pandemic has made some connections more difficult, access to telehealth services has increased for transgender patients, said Dr. Kristin Dayton, co-director of the University of Florida Health Youth Gender Program.
Anthony Macchio was already familiar with UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. After his second daughter, Isabel, was born with a heart defect in February 2019, he and his wife, Amy Hecht Macchio, became accustomed to traveling to Gainesville from Tallahassee for expert pediatric cardiology care. But three months after Isabel…
Join us for a day-long opportunity to band together individually or socially distanced with friends and family from your home to make a difference for the pediatric patients at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital! Complete your chosen 5K route on your own time to support the more than 51,000 pediatric…
Colleen G. Koch, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine, becoming the 10th dean and the first woman to hold the appointment in the college’s 64-year history.
During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, mothers who may be exposed or infected might be unsure about feeding their infant breast milk. Mothers, along with their family and health care professionals, should decide whether and how to start or continue breastfeeding.
Dr. Kathleen Ryan, a UF Health pediatrician, said that Shands employees are promoting influenza vaccines in primary care clinics both for adults and pediatrics. Their pediatric practices are also providing the flu vaccine to parents and are offering extra flu vaccination clinics on weekends.