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2016 UF Medical Student Awards Ceremony – Faculty Award Winners

On Friday, May 6th, our department won multiple awards from the 2016 medical student graduating class. Congratulations to the winners of these special awards. For behind every successful faculty award, there are many others, nurses or administrators, who make the medical student experience truly worthwhile. Golden…

Five Year Review Successfully Completed!

The Department of Medicine was privileged to host Mark Anderson, MD, Chair of Medicine at Johns Hopkins (far left), Roy Silverstein, MD, Chair of Medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin (3rd from left), Andy Schafer, MD, former Chair of Medicine at Weill-Cornell (4th from left),…

Dr. Hromas Discusses Myeloma and CLL Progress – ASH Annual Meeting 2015

Dr. Hromas was recently interviewed at the ASH (American Society of Hematology) Annual Meeting 2015, discussing the progress in blood cancers, in particular Myeloma and CLL. “This is an enormously exciting time to be a hematologist, to be a blood doctor. I can’t explain to you how gratifying it…

Gatorade celebrates 50 years

This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of UF’s most important research discoveries — Gatorade. Gatorade not only launched a sports beverage industry, it also created a culture of innovation that persists at UF Health today. Drs. Alejandro de Quesada, J. Robert Cade, Jim…

Dr. Craig Kitchens Awarded National Award By The American Society of Hematology

Congratulations to Dr. Craig Kitchens for being named best hematology mentor by The American Society of Hematology! The award is based on the training experiences and success of the nominee’s mentees. Awardees will have had a sustained career commitment to mentoring, a significant positive impact on their mentees’ careers, and…

Dr. Kenneth Cusi Wins the 2015 College of Medicine Clinical Research Award

Congrats to Dr. Cusi! The 2015 recipient of the UF College of Medicine Faculty Research Award in Clinical Science. Dr. Cusi is the principal investigator of a number of ongoing clinical research projects. His grants focus on cutting-edge research in adult endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, both on clinical and basic…

Cloud Pharmaceuticals and the University of Florida Department of Medicine Collaborate on the Rapid Design of Novel Cancer Inhibitors

Cloud Pharmaceuticals, a therapeutics company focused on cloud-based drug design and development, and the University of Florida Department of Medicine have announced an academic collaboration that will help rapidly design and develop novel drugs to inhibit the reproduction of cancer cells. The collaboration, which will allow the two organizations…

DoM 2014 Excellence in Research Award Winners

Please join us in congratulating the DoM 2014 excellence in research award winners.  These individuals were selected by the division chiefs and members of the Research Action Committee for publishing the most impactful papers from our department in 2014. They represent the great breadth and depth of research ongoing in…