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...

Hundreds of University of Florida students to be part of landmark study on COVID-19 spread

By Doug Bennett • Mar 29, 2021 • Featured Articles, Lead Story

The University of Florida will attempt to vaccinate more than 1,000 students as part of a landmark national study to determine whether young people who have received a COVID-19 vaccine can still spread the coronavirus. Two...

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

Dogs are teaching machines a few tricks in disease detection

Apr 9, 2021

Ah, our friend the dog. Truly, is there anything these lovable creatures wouldn’t do to help people? Dogs have been trained to use their sense of smell, one of their superpowers, to sniff out a number of dangers, from bombs to diseases. Now, they’re taking it to the next level: They’re helping to...

Animal Airwaves

What’s causing catastrophic injuries in racehorses?

Apr 9, 2021

Every year, way too many Thoroughbred racehorses die of catastrophic injuries, prompting a furious search for answers. Most of these injuries affect previously damaged legs and where there’s tissue damage, there’s inflammation. What if some horses develop exaggerated inflammation that puts them at...