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Steven T. DeKosky, M.D., has been named interim executive director of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida

Steven T. DeKosky, M.D., has been appointed interim executive director

for the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida. DeKosky, a prominent Alzheimer’s disease researcher and UF alumnus, came to UF in July as […]

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UF Health Neuromedicine 2015 Progress Report

In 2015, the new UF Health five-year strategic plan was introduced under the name of “The Power of Together.”  The idea?  That together, UF Health physicians and staff are shaping […]

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Meet our research partner: The UF Department Of Neuroscience

The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Florida College of Medicine, the second oldest Neuroscience department in the country, is proudly celebrating over four decades of commitment to excellence […]

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Our Philosophy:

“We believe that the patient is the sun (not the doctor) and that interdisciplinary health care teams should orbit around the patient (not the doctor).”

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Congratulations to Dr. Okun!

“We are pleased to enthusiastically announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Okun as chair of the UF department of neurology.  Please join us in congratulating Dr. Okun on his appointment […]

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UF Health Shands Hospital recognized as one of nation’s best hospitals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Health Shands Hospital has been recognized among the nation’s best hospitals in seven adult medical specialties, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 […]

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Congratulations on your New Publication!

May 27th, 2016

Congratulations to Drs. Masa-aki Higuchi, Daniel Martinez-Ramirez, Hokuto Morita, Dan Topiol, Erin Hastings, Michael S. Okun and Kelly D. Foote on the publication of “Interdisciplinary Parkinson’s Disease Deep Brain Stimulation Screening […]

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In the news…

May 26th, 2016

Educating yourself about Parkinson’s can improve your quality of life. Good quality of life is possible ”if you seek good treatment and have a good plan,” says Michael Okun, MD, national […]

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New Publication in Neurology!

May 25th, 2016

Congratulations to Drs. Leili Shahgholi Ghahfarokhi, Wissam Deeb, Kelly Foote, Aparna Wagle-Shukla, Justin Rossi, Sol De Jesus and Michael Okun on the publication of “Strengths and Weaknesses of Patient-Reported Outcomes Following DBS Surgery: Comparing Clinician, Patient, and Caregiver […]

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Malcom Randall VA Medical Center hosts celebration of research

May 24th, 2016

By Deborah Strange Staff writer, Gainesville Sun As part of National VA Research Week, the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center will host Research Day Friday, bringing community members together to […]

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Mentioned in Reader’s Digest!

May 23rd, 2016

Dr. Okun is quoted about changes in handwriting as an early warning sign of Parkinson’s Disease  in this Reader’s Digest article. To read the full article, click on the link below. […]

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UF Health Neuromedicine 2015 Progress Report

UF Health Neuromedicine 2015 Progress Report

Monthly Blog Posts by Dr. Melissa Armstrong

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The Neurologist is in…

Monthly insights and advice from a stroke specialist, a movement disorder expert, and a neuromuscular physician. by Melissa Armstrong, MD, MSC featured in Neurology Now, Your Trusted Resource for Brain […]