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Alumni Portrait: Mark Michels, M.D. ’85

Published: August 28th, 2012

Mark Michels, M.D., recalls exactly when he became captivated with the retina, the delicate light-capturing tissue so critical to one’s vision. He was a young ophthalmology resident observing one of […]

Medicine Alumni gather at the National Medical Association convention in NOLA

Published: August 10th, 2012

On Monday, July 30, 2012, the College of Medicine’s Office of Development and Alumni Affairs hosted a Gator Gathering at the National Medical Association Annual Convention & Scientific Assembly in […]

A gift to the next generation

Published: August 10th, 2012

Twenty Pearls Foundation, Banks family continue the legacy of Cullen Banks, M.D., by supporting future physicians.

A new way to listen

A new way to listen

Published: August 8th, 2012

Karyn Grimm Herndon, M.D. ’86, remembers sitting exactly where her son Carl Herndon sits. As a member of the UF College of Medicine’s class of 2016, Carl experiences the same […]

The NASCAR Foundation finalizes donation to pediatric oncology unit

Published: July 11th, 2012

The NASCAR Foundation recently announced that it made final installment of $100,000 as part of a record donation to Shands Hospital for Children at UF. In partnership with the V […]

$5 million gift from Miami couple to boost gene therapy research at the University of Florida

Published: February 22nd, 2012

A $5 million gift from Earl and Christy Powell will help advance gene therapy research at the College of Medicine.

Facial Pain Research Foundation supports the study of new therapies at UF COM

Facial Pain Research Foundation supports the study of new therapies at UF COM

Published: February 13th, 2012

The foundation’s $50K gift will help UF COM researchers move closer to finding a cure for facial pain disorders.

Physician leader

Physician leader

Published: February 3rd, 2012

UF alumna talks about the politics of medicine.

UF’s road to diversity

UF’s road to diversity

Published: January 23rd, 2012

Dr. Reuben Brigety, UF COM’s first African-American graduate, shares story of determination.

First contact

Published: January 11th, 2012

First-year medical students recently completed their preceptorships, gaining their first clinical experience. Some UF COM alumni — including Daniel Rubin, M.D. ’98, David Remmer, M.D. ’01, and Margarita “Lily” Taboas, M.D. ’99 — are now serving as preceptors themselves and recalled their own experiences shadowing primary care physicians.