University of Florida Health, NVIDIA develop artificial intelligence model to hasten clinical trials, boost medical decision-making

By Doug Bennett • Apr 8, 2021 • Video, Lead Story

Researchers with the University of Florida’s academic health center — UF Health — announced today that they have collaborated with NVIDIA researchers to create GatorTron™, an artificial intelligence transformer natural language...

More than 5,000 flock to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on first day of major COVID-19 vaccination drive

By Halle Marchese • Apr 5, 2021 • Lead Story

An audacious push to vaccinate 20,000 people in Alachua County a week for six weeks got off to a roaring start Monday when more than 5,200 University of Florida students and Alachua County residents received a dose of the...

UF Health appoints new chief compliance and privacy officer

By Bill Levesque • Apr 5, 2021 • Lead Story

A former executive at the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas has been appointed as the new vice president/chief compliance and privacy officer at University of Florida Health. Robert R. Michalski, who was vice...

International research outlines early outcomes on lung transplantation for severe COVID-19

By Dorothy Hagmajer • Apr 1, 2021 • Lead Story

The UF Health lung transplant team has collaborated with researchers around the world to identify preliminary guidelines for successful transplantation in patients whose lungs have been permanently damaged by the SARS-CoV-2...

UF College of Medicine research rankings rise in national graduate school survey

By Bill Levesque • Mar 30, 2021 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

The University of Florida College of Medicine remains Florida’s top-ranked medical school, and in research and primary care it stands among the nation’s elite institutions, according to the latest graduate school rankings...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Talal Elmasry • Mar 2, 2021
Jill Holker spent her days on the front line as an ICU nurse in Utah, caring for some of the sickest people in the state. Prior to contracting COVID-...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

Healing hands in conflict zones

February 2021

UF Health physicians put themselves at risk to provide critical medical relief around the globe.

Health In A Heartbeat

Apples, tomatoes can help ex-smokers’ lungs

Apr 14, 2021

If you’re a former smoker, consider eating more fresh tomatoes and other fruits. Research shows people who kicked their tobacco habit and ate those foods, especially apples, had a slower natural decline in lung function. According to a study by European researchers who reviewed eating habits and...

Animal Airwaves

Breaking the sad cycle of allergies to cats

Apr 14, 2021

Did you know that one of the most common reasons cats are surrendered to shelters is human allergies? But if the affected family member is open to all treatment options, this heartbreaking outcome might be avoided. One choice may soon be a new kind of vaccine. The goal of vaccination is to lessen a...