UF receives substantial contribution for medical school

Published: October 4 2012


University of Florida officials will announce a significant gift from a member of the UF Board of Trustees. This lead gift is part of a $45 million building project to construct the George T. Harrell, M.D., Medical Education Building. The 94,000-square-foot building will be located next to the Health Professions/Nursing/Pharmacy Complex on Newell Drive.

Speakers will include:

  • Bernie Machen, University of Florida president
  • David S. Guzick, M.D., Ph.D., UF senior vice president for health affairs and president of
    the UF&Shands Health System
  • Michael Good, M.D., dean of the UF College of Medicine
  • Special guests

2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5.

The UF Health Science Center campus, across from the McKnight Brain Institute, 1149 Newell Drive, Gainesville. Valet parking for media provided at the Brain Institute.

Media representatives should call Karen Dooley — 352-273-5865, dooleyk@ufl.edu — to RSVP.