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UF Department of Medicine Faculty and Internal Medicine Residents Inducted Into The Gold Humanism Honor Society

The 18th annual Chapman Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society banquet and induction ceremony, held May 3 in the George T. Harrell, M.D., Medical Education Building, honored 26 medical students, six residents and four members of UF College of Medicine faculty who represent the chapter’s pillars of excellence in clinical care, compassion, leadership and dedication to service.

UF launches new Center for Regenerative Medicine

The University of Florida has launched a Center for Regenerative Medicine to develop lifesaving therapies “to heal the body from within” using stem cells that repair damaged tissue and organs. The center is led by Keith L. March, M.D., Ph.D., a cardiologist and national leader in regenerative medicine whom the university recently recruited from the Indiana University School of Medicine.

Researchers awarded $2.7 million grant to fight deadly fungal infection

We constantly inhale Aspergillus mold spores, which live both indoors and outdoors, without becoming ill. But for people with a weakened immune system, a fungal infection caused by the spores could be fatal. The deadly fungus will soon face a new weapon in the researcher’s arsenal — a…

Marilyn Arthur Memorial Lectureship

Marilyn Arthur Memorial Lectureship The Marilyn Arthur memorial lectureship was developed by her two children, David and Lori Arthur, in loving memory of their mother, Marilyn Arthur.  In 2014, Mrs. Marilyn Arthur suffered a thrombotic microangiopathy/TTP-like illness while living in Sarasota, Florida.  Throughout her illness the Arthur children were impressed…

Congratulations to Dr. Zaidi on her successful Ph.D defense

Zareen Zaidi, MD was recently awarded a PhD degree in Medical Education from Maastricht University, Netherlands. Maastricht University belongs to the top PhD programs worldwide in medical education, and has highly experienced educational investigators to provide supervision for doctoral research work. Zareen’s dissertation consists of four independent but…

Eric Rosenberg named associate chief medical officer

Eric Rosenberg, M.D., is the physician director of quality for the department of medicine. In May, Eric Rosenberg, M.D., MSPH, FACP, joined the hospital leadership team as associate chief medical officer for UF…