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$2 million NIH grant to help UF researchers pursue multiple sclerosis vaccine

Many drug treatments for multiple sclerosis suppress the entire immune system, a big drawback that leaves patients susceptible to infection and cancer. Now two University of Florida researchers have been awarded a $2.6 million grant by the National Institutes of Health to study the development of a vaccine…

Faculty Teaching and Mentoring Awardees 2016-2017

Our greatest reward in academic health care is to see a young physician, extender or investigator discover the joy of medicine on their own, and see extrinsic motivation become intrinsic motivation. When they start self-learning, and take off into the depths of our discipline on their own, we know that…

Dr. Priya Gopalan Elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society

Congratulations to Priya Gopalan for being elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society by the UF residents! This award goes to those faculty who exemplify the Hippocratic ideals of medical care. You make us  proud, Priya!   -Rob — Robert…

Dr. Christopher Forsmark receives Lifetime Achievement Award from APA

Dr. Christopher E. Forsmark, chief of the division of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at the University of Florida, was awarded the prestigious Vay Liang & Frisca Go Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Pancreatic Association, which was…

Congratulations to our new DoM Endowed Chairs!

Congratulations to our new endowed chairs: Azra Bihorac, MD – Davis DCI Chair Chris Cogle, MD – Chignon Professorship Jon Licht, MD – Rinker Family Chair For one department to fill 3 endowed chairs this…

Leading the way toward efficiency, effectiveness. Robert Leverence, MD, and Diana Richardson, MBA, co-chair the ‘Medicine Genocentricity’ team.

A coalition of more than 250 executive leaders, managers and frontline staff are working together to address key quality and patient experience measures amid the steadily increasing number of patients. Co-chairs Robert Leverence, MD, and Diana Richardson, MBA, of the Medicine Geocentricity team, used geolocation and a designated observation unit to help…