The University of Florida’s Rita Kobb National Nursing Informatics Symposium is coming up February 3, 2017! Registration is NOW OPEN: http://kobbsymposium.nursing.ufl.edu/register/ The abstract submission deadline has been extended to January 6, 2017. Submit Abstract: http://kobbsymposium.nursing.ufl.edu/call-for-abstracts/ The symposium is a bi-yearly lectureship series that explores topics in nursing and biomedical informatics. This year’s symposium titled: “Precision Health: The Intersection of Nursing Practice and Data Science” will include a full slate of expert scholar presenters and offer CEU credits.
It's National #Handwashing Awareness Week! Stay healthy by practicing good hygiene every day, everywhere. (Infographic via GOOD)
We are sorry to share the news of the passing of Dr. Jeffrey Michael Hanley, a member of the DMD Class of 1999, on November 27, 2016. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/gainesville/obituary.aspx?n=jeffrey-michael-hanley&pid=182836515
Looking for the perfect holiday gifts? The Harn Museum of Art Store will be in the main atrium on Monday. 10% of the proceeds will support AIM.
Support of UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has enabled us to save countless children’s lives…perhaps even the life a child you know and love.#GiveHopeUFHealth
The fall issue of The Gator Nurse, our INSPIRE issue, is out! Read the digital copy here: http://gatornurse.nursing.ufl.edu/ Go Gator Nurses!
We are so lucky to work with people like Sharla Alexander and Caronne Rush, the college's 2016 Employees of the Year! Read what their co-workers had to say: http://bit.ly/2gHNg16
Colds are the WORST. Learn how home remedies like saline nasal spray can help curb your symptoms: http://bit.ly/2ddl9Dr.
The holidays are here, so join us as the UF Health Ensemble brings in some cheer with their first holiday concert next Tuesday, December 13th.
Rehabilitation Science PhD students, Kelly Hawkins, Michael Sunshine, and Tommy Sutor, presented at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting last month. More than 30,000 scientists and physicians from 80 countries attended to collaborate with peers, explore new tools and technologies, and hear emerging science.
If your kids are trying to catch up on their sleep over the holidays, here are the recommended daily hours of sleep based on age. Don't forget that our pediatric pulmonologists at UF Health also specialize in pediatric sleep.
UF Health Integrative Medicine's annual workshop & conference combo launches early next May. Explore four major chronic health conditions while talking about herbal and lifestyle approaches through interactive hands-on activities and tastings. Conditions include cancer, heart disease, dementia (Alzheimer’s) and arthritis.
Even though Thanksgiving is over, the holiday season is still upon us. UF Health Jacksonville dietitian Kayla Fisher recommends being selective during holiday parties or office celebrations.
Get prepared for this holiday season by protecting yourself and your loved ones with a flu shot. #ChompTheFlu
Can These Teeth Be Saved? Second year DMDs with their "endo teeth" on the elevator. They have to evaluate the teeth and decide whether the teeth would be restorable. And that's what you see when you roam around the dental tower!
We are pleased to announce the winner of the PHHP holiday card photo contest: Emily Kartiganer, a pre-OT senior in the Bachelor of Health Science program. Emily’s photo was taken over the summer while she interned in Thailand at a special education center. It will be featured on the college's 2016 holiday e-card. Great job Emily!
In October, several DPT students attended the APTA National Student Conclave in Miami, Florida. They were able to network with employers and internship sites as well have some fun with their fellow classmates.
For our friends who use Pinterest.... FDLRS NEFEC has a great account with 74 boards and over 2,000 pins about Behavior and Social Skills, Communication, Assistive Technology, IEPs, and more. https://www.pinterest.com/fdlrsnefec/
For our final match up, Dr. Bharti Jasra is putting the chomp on triple negative breast cancer, which contributes to 10–20 percent of all breast cancer diagnoses. Dr. Jasra is one of two fellowship trained breast surgeons at the UF Health Breast Center – Jacksonville, which provides a multidisciplinary, team-based approach to comprehensive care, from annual mammograms to a wide array of advanced treatment options. Our physicians specialize in high-risk assessments and provide consulting and monitoring for patients at risk for breast cancer. For more information, UFHealthJax.org/breast.