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UF&Shands recruits health care leader as new chief quality officer

Published: Sep 19th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Randy Harmatz, formerly the vice president of the quality program at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, has been named the chief quality officer for UF&Shands, […]

UF&Shands names chief communications officer

Published: Sep 16th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A nationally recognized medical writer and public relations practitioner has been named chief communications officer for UF&Shands, the University of Florida Academic Health Center.

Leading children’s health expert to head UF department of pediatrics

Published: Sep 12th, 2011

GAINESVILLE — An international expert on pediatric endocrinology, developmental biology and the prevention of brain injury in preterm infants has been tapped to lead the University of Florida College of Medicine department of pediatrics and serve as the physician leader for Shands Hospital for Children.

UF names new clinical and health psychology department chairman

Published: Jul 19th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Leading drug dependence and infectious disease epidemiologist William W. Latimer has been named chairman of the department of clinical and health psychology at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions.

Harvard curator to speak at this fall’s ButterflyFest

Published: Jul 8th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Naomi Pierce, curator of Lepidoptera at the Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology, has been scheduled as the keynote speaker for the Florida Museum of Natural History’s […]

New chief of acute care surgery starts at UF

Published: Jul 7th, 2011

GAINESVILLE — Dr. Frederick A. Moore has joined the University of Florida’s College of Medicine as the department of surgery’s chief of acute care surgery.

Florida Sea Grant specialist receives fellowship to study climate change

Published: Jun 16th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Thomas Ruppert, a coastal planning specialist with the Florida Sea Grant College Program, has been awarded an international fellowship to advance climate change mitigation issues with counterparts in the country of Colombia.

John Hayes named interim dean for UF/IFAS research

Published: Jun 1st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — John Hayes, chairman of the University of Florida’s wildlife ecology and conservation department, has been appointed interim dean for research for the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences by Jack Payne, UF senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources.

Changes to UF wireless network access begin May 1

Published: Apr 22nd, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Starting May 1, if your personal or University of Florida-issued laptop runs Microsoft Windows and you use it to connect to the UF wireless network, then your laptop must clear a security check every seven days to connect to the UF wireless network.

Fraternity raises $1,500 for local fire department

Published: Apr 20th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity held its first annual Pike’s Fireman Challenge Saturday to benefit the Gainesville Fire Rescue Department.