Renowned neuroscientists to join UF Health, propel discovery of treatments for neurological diseases

By Todd Taylor • Mar 18, 2019 • Lead Story

Three renowned neuroscientists from top U.S. research institutions will join the newly established Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health, a world-class medical hub at the University of Florida focused on...

UF study questions accuracy of CMS opioid safeguards

By Matthew Splett • Mar 13, 2019 • Lead Story

A new study by University of Florida researchers questions the accuracy of the criteria used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to identify patients at risk of opioid abuse and overdose. The CMS launched its...

Health colleges help fuel UF’s overall rise in national graduate program rankings

By Doug Bennett • Mar 12, 2019 • Lead Story

The University of Florida College of Medicine made substantial gains in its primary care ranking while remaining the No. 1 overall medical school in Florida and again securing a place among the nation’s best medical schools in U....

UF cardiologist receives national award for research to improve women’s heart health

By Steph Strickland • Mar 11, 2019 • Lead Story

The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, also known as WomenHeart, has honored Carl J. Pepine, M.D., MACC, a cardiologist and professor of medicine in the UF College of Medicine, with the Wegner Award for Excellence...

UF researchers find link between demographics and liver cancer

By Kacey Finch • Mar 11, 2019 • Lead Story

A new study by University of Florida Health researchers finds that Hispanics, as well as the elderly and people with diabetes, have a higher risk of developing liver cancer. Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Sofia DiMartino • Feb 28, 2019
Dawn Strickland describes her four children as any doting parent would. Jonah, the oldest, is 16 and a wonderful helper. Joel, 14, is the sweetest...READ MORE

The POST Magazine

Post Cover featuring a skull x-ray

A Life Transformed

February 2019

A Guatemalan teen with a birth defect receives lifesaving surgery at UF Health

Health In A Heartbeat

Nonfatal injuries can cost big money

Mar 21, 2019

Nonfatal injuries that require hospital treatment can lead to massive bills. How large? On average, more than $66,000 for common injuries such as a fall or being hit by an object. And the bill for treatment can just be the start: The cost of lost wages due to permanent disability for Americans in a...

Animal Airwaves

How Veterinarians Think: A Preview Of The Thought Processes Of Case Management

Mar 22, 2019

Original airdate: Sept. 27, 2014 Have you ever wondered how veterinarians figure out what is wrong with an animal patient, since our pets can’t talk? Dr. Andrew Specht, a small animal internal medicine specialist, will provide a behind-the-scenes overview of how veterinarians make use of medical...