UF Nursing researchers explore tactics to combat first-year nurse burnout

By Kyle Chambers • Jun 6, 2023 • Lead Story

Just weeks after graduation, new nurses immediately become the latest additions to the frontlines of patient care. Stress caused by long work hours, staff shortages and high levels of turnover sometimes can be too much for...

The interior of UF Health's first mobile stroke unit.

UF Health unveils latest advancement in rapid treatment of stroke

By Gary Mans • Jun 5, 2023 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

Understanding that when someone is suffering from a stroke, brain equals time, UF Health today unveiled its latest effort to speed treatment to patients. “We are so proud to launch Florida’s first mobile stroke treatment unit...

Caption: From left to right, the UF College of Veterinary Medicine's 2023 Distinguished Award winners are: Dr. Amy Alexander, Dr. Luisito Pablo, Dr. Kristin Kirkby-Shaw, Dr. Julia Wuerz and Dr. Larry Garcia.

UF veterinary college names 2023 Distinguished Award winners

By Sarah Carey • Jun 2, 2023 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

Veterinarians in private practice and academia, with areas of focus ranging from primary care and small animal surgery to anesthesia, zoological  medicine and disaster response, have received the University of Florida...

John M. Davidyock named senior vice president at UF Health Central Florida

By Andrea Sellers • May 24, 2023 • Lead Story

LEESBURG, Fla. — John M. Davidyock, M.D., has been named senior vice president and chief physician executive at UF Health Central Florida, effective June 5. With nearly 20 years of results-oriented service as a physician leader...

Climbing a new path allows chemists to ascend cancer’s steepest research challenges

By Stacey DeLoye • May 24, 2023 • Lead Story

The cancer gene MYC drives unrestrained cancer cell growth, but has proved a difficult drug target. Nature-inspired compounds succeed by chopping up MYC’s RNA. A collaboration including The Wertheim UF Scripps Institute and the...

Hope & Healing Blog

by Dorothy Hagmajer • May 10, 2023
For Randy, kidney failure was like a fog that had slowly crept in. He barely noticed it was happening, even as the edges of his vision began to blur...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

High-fat diet helps body rid itself of parasitic invader

Apr 27, 2023

A diet high in fat is associated with increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity and some cancers. British scientists, however, have found one thing a fatty diet is good at preventing: worms. Whipworms, to be precise. This is a parasitic worm that can infect the large intestine and cause...

Animal Airwaves

The Rat Lungworm Parasite: A Threat to People, Animals and the Environment

May 26, 2023

Common in Southeast Asia and the tropical Pacific islands, the rat lungworm is a parasite that can cause severe central nervous system disease in people and in animals. The parasite has been found in gastropods as well as more recently in invasive Cuban treefrogs in Florida. How worried should we...