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

No exercise heightens risk of instant death

Apr 16, 2021

Any amount of exercise is good for you, but new research shows a lack of exercise can put you on a faster track to death from a heart attack. While the relationship between exercise and heart health is well-known, a Danish study focused on a lesser-known aspect: how an active life versus a...

Animal Airwaves

Urine Tests: What They Can Reveal About Your Pet’s Health” (Archive from March 20, 2020)

Apr 16, 2021

Whether a patient is sick or is having a regular wellness checkup, a veterinarian may recommend collecting samples of blood and urine to help screen for certain health problems. But why urine?  On this show, Dr. Andrew Specht, an internal medicine specialist, will discuss what can be learned from...