REMINDER for our friends in the OCALA area... CARD Lunch Bunch for Adults with ASD will be meeting tomorrow (Friday 9/30) at 12PM at Amrit Palace located at 3415 SW College Rd, Ocala, FL 34474. CARD Lunch Bunch is for adults age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for lunch and if support is needed please bring your support person. We welcome new members to our growing group! Questions? Call Robin Byrd at 352-846-3700 or 352-273-0581 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks Dr. Arun Jayaraman for attending our Neuroplasticity Rehabilitation Science PhD course. We look forward to your talk on wearable robotics today at noon!
Unfortunately, there’s little you can do to prevent ovarian cancer. However, three years of oral contraceptives decrease the risk of ovarian cancer by 50 percent. Learn more: UFHealthJax.org/news/story.aspx?id=1596.
More than 450 workers from Skanska USA, Affiliated Engineers Inc. and Flad & Associates have worked 800,000+ hours on UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine Hospitals. Learn more about the building's construction --> http://bit.ly/2cRQmdQ
Beating the odds to rescue displaced manatee pair Our staff found two manatees that had been stuck since Hurricane Hermine made landfall on the Gulf Coast. They were discovered in a wildlife management area by one of our teams that was excavating and removing downed trees from roadways… 1.5 miles inland! Because the manatees had been trapped in a large pothole without access to normal food for so long, we needed to take quick action. Our staff, along with volunteers and members of the Gulf World Marine Institute, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge, and University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, overcame many challenges including cellphone and radio disruptions as well as difficulties reaching the secluded area where the manatees were trapped. The 9-foot-long mother and 5-foot-long calf were moved to a truck about ¼ mile away, examined by biologists and veterinarians, and tagged by the USGS. The health exam showed that while they were thin from a
Not feeling well? Call first to set up a visit with your assigned medical provider within 24-48 hours. Feel like your concern is urgent? Ask to speak to a nurse for same-day advice! Learn more at http://shcc.ufl.edu/appointments.
Representing in DC! Dr. Isabel Garcia, left, and KyuLim Lee, a senior dental student, visited the D.C. offices of Florida senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson to meet with their legislative aides. They discussed the importance of supporting research funding for the NIH and the NIDCR; the activities were organized by the American Association for Dental Research.
The newly expanded Neonatal ICU at UF Health Shands Children's Hospital is scheduled to open on November 1. Here is a sneak peak of one of the rooms. #newnicu
Patient Day for second year DPT students at the Clinical Learning Center! Many thanks to the community volunteers who help our students improve their skills!
More than one style of mindfulness exists. We have an exciting new program coming up led Chaya Sharon Heller. Chaya teaches Ayurveda, a traditional healthcare system originating in India thousands of years ago. In her class, you will look into your body type to better understand yourself. You will also cultivate behaviors and culinary practices to support mind, body, and spirit.
More than one style of mindfulness exists. Chaya Sharon Heller teaches Ayurveda, a traditional healthcare system originating in India thousands of years ago. In her class, you will look into your body type to better understand yourself. You will also cultivate behaviors and culinary practices to support mind, body, and spirit.
Kendra Krietsch and Dr. David Janicke, researchers in the department of clinical and health psychology, have launched a first-of-its-kind study to determine how the timing of when children go to sleep and wake up might influence how active they are and what they eat. http://bit.ly/2d3QyIr
2016 Annual Fall Family Festival October 22, 2016 11:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. This year’s UF Fall Family Festival takes place on Saturday, Oct 22nd, at the UF Developmental Pediatric Center. The festival is an awareness event for all families with special needs. Join us for music, games, snacks, and balloon art for what promises to be our best festival yet. We’ll have face painting, a magician, the Trick or Treat Lane, a performance by the drumline ensemble, and much more. Admission to this event is at no cost to the individual. Parents must supervise their children at all times. Help us spread the news with friends, family, and colleagues by sharing this flyer (available online at http://www.hscj.ufl.edu/calendar/attachments/3680/2016fallfestivalflyerv2.pdf). For more information contact the event manager Karen.Auger@jax.ufl.edu.
The UF Student Health Care Center is a proud co-sponsor of UF Hispanic Heritage Month! Register for the Sept. 28 HHM/SHCC cooking class at http://shcc.ufl.edu/nutrition. ¡Comamos!
The future of UF's oral biology research looked bright during the department retreat on Friday, September 23.
Join UF PT students tomorrow for this week's Gaitor Challenge! This week will focus on Nutrition and Weight Loss Goals.
Go Gators, beat Tennessee! #UFvsTENN