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UF&Shands is now University of Florida Health

Published: May 21st, 2013

Since we launched our “Forward Together” strategic plan three years ago, the name UF&Shands has come to represent the shared vision and commitment to patient care excellence of more than […]

Parkinson’s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life

Published: May 17th, 2013

Follow up on Dr. Michael Okun’ s Book “Parkinson’s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life.”  Find it now in May’s issue of the POST “Book smarts- Neurologist’s book aims to help patients, […]

Congratulations Dr. Ashizawa!

Published: May 16th, 2013

Tetsuo Ashizawa, MD Executive Director McKnight Brain Institute and the Melvin Greer Professor and Chair of Neurology  has been awarded a NIH R01 grant for 5 years.  The title of his research is […]

Congratulations to Dr. Michael F. Waters

Published: Apr 24th, 2013

Michael F. Waters, M.D., Ph.D. was presented with the 1st “David A. Paulus Award for Clinical Excellence”  for the Demonstration of the Ideals of Clinical Care: Engagement at Every Level of Patient Care, Championing Teamwork, Developing […]

Congratulations to Dr. Leslie J. Gonzalez-Rothi

Published: Apr 24th, 2013

Leslie J. Gonzalez-Rothi, Ph.D., was presented with the ” Lifetime Achievement Award” In Recognition of An Extraordinary Academic Career of Leadership, Compassionate Care, Teaching, Research and Discovery, on April 15, 2013.  Her Dedication and […]


Published: Apr 17th, 2013

Beginning Monday, April 15 – All College of Medicine faculty and staff must NOW use this current Outside Activities and Financial Interests Form provided here at: Please bookmark this page and discard old […]

Dr. Edward Valenstein died March 8, 2013 at the age of 70 following a lengthy battle with cancer.

Published: Apr 11th, 2013

Dr. Valenstein was with the Department of Neurology for over 30 years and we will miss him.  At the request of the family In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made […]

Dr. Malaty in the news!

Published: Apr 9th, 2013

Dr. Irene Malaty,MD,  the Medical Director of the National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence at UF “One in a million UF&Shands helps patient with rare disorder” is the focus of […]

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Ahn!

Published: Apr 4th, 2013

Dr. Ahn is one of the recipients of the CTSI honors award -The UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute recently awarded a new round of one-year intramural pilot grants, providing approximately $250,000 […]

Congratulations Drs. Nadeau and Triggs!

Published: Apr 3rd, 2013

On April 21st Dr.  Nadeau will assume duties as the VA Assistant Chief of Staff for Research and Dr. Triggs will be taking over the VA Neurology Section Chief Position.