This afternoon, the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners approved a proclamation that has declared April 25 as "UF Health Pediatric Heart Transplant Program Day" in Alachua County! ❤️ "Be it resolved that the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners recognizes and applauds the outstanding contributions of the faculty and staff at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital in improving and extending the quality of life for Alachua County children and their families." - Alachua County Proclamation Photographed (left to right): Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Nurse Manager Josh Campbell, Alachua County Commissioner Ken Cornell and UF Health Congenital Heart Center Director Mark Bleiweis, M.D.
When is a “pit bull” not a “pit bull?” On this National DNA Day, we celebrate genetic research at the University of Florida where a team at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine developed DNA profiles of shelter dogs to compare visual versus genetic identification. University of Florida UF Health #GatorGood #DNADay17
Thank you 1st year DPT students for your help getting our classrooms ready for tomorrow's Professional Development Day and the 3rd year student's Poster Presentations!
Jordan McGee is a fourth-year undergraduate student and will be graduating this May with a double major in Biology and Anthropology. Jordan has been working with Dr. Emily Bartley on the ARIAA study and presented her research at the Department of Biology Undergraduate Research Assistantship Program (URAP) Symposium. Congratulations to Jordan on her fine work!
9-year old Magic, a Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horse, met patients last week at UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital.
#UFCOMBUCKETLIST At Ichetucknee Springs enjoying the nice weather with a hike!
#UFCOMBUCKETLIST Supporting local businesses
Last Monday, the Jacksonville Class of 2017 was honored at a Graduation Dinner to celebrate their accomplishments with family and friends.
Rehabilitation Science PhD graduate, Jayakrishnan Nair, will be honored at the PHHP convocation on Saturday for his "best paper," "Histological identification of phrenic afferent projections to spinal cord." This annual award recognizes a PhD student who publishes an outstanding paper in a quality, peer-reviewed journal. Great work, Dr. Nair!
UF Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science students, post-docs and faculty joined a crowd of more than 40,000 people in Chicago today to stand up and March for Science.
It was a busy Saturday for UF PT faculty, students, and staff! First up, the Climb for Cancer 5k followed by the Gainesville March for Science!
#UFCOMBUCKETLIST free show with a National Geographic Photo Ark Photographer
We can't do it without them! Many thanks to the special AIM volunteers who gave their time and talents to the patients and families we serve - including this guy! Andrew Sanchez is leaving us to pursue his medical education. Congratulations Andrew, and all our graduating student volunteers. #missthemalready #artsinmedicine #ufhealth
Calling PhD students and Post-docs! Sign up today to present at the summer 2017 Neuromuscular Plasticity Noons!
Our seniors have a habit of jumping for joy as commencement nears! Today is their last day of clinic and this morning they couldn't contain their excitement.
Domino Durham (holding the tiny scissors) and Claire Sayoc joined students from other HSC colleges and Dr. David Guzick for a ribbon cutting that marked the official opening of the new Professional Student Lounge on the ground floor of Communicore. We're pretty sure you can tell which students are dental due to the telltale colors of their scrubs. The new lounge features lots of relaxation spaces plus foosball, ping pong and pool tables.