Dr. Linda R. Edwards named to one-year term as dean of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville

By Daniel Leveton • Aug 2, 2021 • Lead Story

Dr. Linda R. Edwards will serve as dean of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville for a one-year term, effective immediately. Edwards assumes the role in the wake of the sudden passing of Dr. Leon L. Haley Jr., who was also...

UF Health Shands Hospital ranked among nation’s best in six medical specialties

By Bill Levesque • Jul 27, 2021 • Lead Story

No other Florida hospital has as many adult and pediatric specialties ranked among the nation’s best as University of Florida Health Shands Hospital, with the U.S. News & World Report 2021-22 Best Hospitals survey released...

UF and Scripps Research announce talks to integrate

By Melanie Fridl Ross • Jul 22, 2021 • Lead Story

In a move designed to marry the clinical and educational expertise of the state’s flagship university with one of the world’s premier biomedical research enterprises, the University of Florida and Scripps Research today...

UF College of Medicine adds first new clinical department in 30 years

By Karen Dooley • Jul 16, 2021 • Lead Story

The University of Florida College of Medicine has launched the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation, or PM&R, the first time in 30 years a new clinical department has been formed. The new department works to...

UF Health survey shows caregivers of youth baseball pitchers unaware of overuse guidelines

By Bill Levesque • Jul 15, 2021 • Video, Lead Story

The human arm just isn’t designed to throw a baseball, whether it belongs to a major leaguer torching a batter with a 100 mph fastball or a 10-year-old whose toss wouldn’t break a pane of glass. “If you look at the ligament in...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Talal Elmasry • Apr 29, 2021
March 2020 marked the beginning of Florida’s battle against COVID-19, and with it came a flood of fundamental changes to our everyday lives. “The new...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

The POST-Spring

Spring 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic exploded across the globe, everything changed. One year later, we’re all adjusting to the new normal. Workers from across UF Health share the lessons they’ve learned during this trying time. See their stories and other important news from UF Health in this edition of The POST.

Health In A Heartbeat

Weekly insulin injections found to be as effective as daily shots

Jun 30, 2021

Insulin injections, which people with Type 2 diabetes have used for decades to control their blood sugar, have been found to be just as effective and safe when done weekly instead of daily. That’s the takeaway from two recent international clinical trials. It’s also good news for patients, who...

Animal Airwaves

ARCHIVE from May 18, 2018: “Urinary Stones in Cats and Dogs

Jul 30, 2021

Urinary stones are frequently responsible for lower urinary tract disease in dogs and cats, and can be caused by multiple factors. Dr. Alex Gallagher, a small animal medicine specialist, will discuss how some of the more common causes of this condition, how to spot signs your pet may be...