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August 18-24, 2014 Volume 6 Issue 33


UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital foot traffic changes – With construction nearly complete at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, please note the following changes in foot traffic patterns and access from Tuesday, Aug. 19-Thursday, Sept. 4: see attached schedule-UF Shands Children’s Hosp foot traffic
“Journey to the CENTER of the Brain”  the cover story in THE POST- Since 2002, UF Health physicians Michael S. Okun, M.D., and Kelly D. Foote, M.D. have been using a technique called deep brain stimulation to treat patients stricken with movement-limiting conditions This is the story of one of these patients, and how Okun, Foote and their team are correcting the brain’s circuitry through surgery — and a little electricity……

Course offered -Neurodegenerative Research: From Bench-to-Bedside (GMS 6029), Fall 2014, Tuesdays, 4:30 pm BMS J480 (1 credit hour)  Course Coordinator: Dr. Sylvain Doré see attached for information GMS 6029 Fall 2014 

Details on the Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO) Award Program  are now available and can be found at  Leilani Doty, PhD is eager to help any of our neurology department faculty who have been in our department for at least 3 years regarding applying for an FEO Award.  Contact her for assistance at 273 5620 or
Call for Nominations for SfN Chapter Officers – Election Meeting to be held on Weds, August 20, 4:00 pm in MBI L2-101 – see attached for Nominee/Election Information NCF SfN 2014-15 Election Nominees – information
Your Next Faculty Meeting will be held on Tuesday August  26th.  (All meetings will begin at 5:30pm and will be held in the Neurology Large Conference Room, MBI L3-101. Faculty meetings will be held to an hour and Faculty Retreats will span longer).

REMEMBER- International Travel Registration – Don’t forget when you are traveling on business through the UF you need to register here- More helpful information on your travel and  this program can be found at this site

Electronic Outside Activity Disclosure System / Department of Neurology, Processing Information and Online Directions see attachment  eCOI Fact Sheet  (Please process online – as of July 1st paper forms are no longer being accepted).
Recent  PHISHING ATTACKS on UF accounts – Updated Information on EMAIL SECURITY and Phishing Attacks – Please read – EMAIL SECURITY and PHISHING ATTACKS 82014
Your August 2014 InfoGator is out – Comprehensive review of TEAMS classifications is underway –NEW Faculty Orientation is Aug 18-19, New UF Online Promotion and Tenure system, and more ..Go to:
FALL STUDENT CHECK-IN TO IMPACT PARKING AUGUST 19-22, 2014  Parking Impact for Fall August 19-22
Check out the Gator Perk Website

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Conference Schedule

Additional important information is being added or updated to your Conference Calendar to included scheduled faculty meetings, retreats and future conferences such as the AAN conference.  A time saver suggestion by Dr. Leslie Gonzalez-Rothi to find a centralized location for an annual calendar for department planning/activity purposes.

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Leave Schedule

Mon Aug 18 Xia, Burks Tues Aug 19 Xia, Burks Weds Aug 20 Xia, Burks


Thurs Aug 21 Xia, Burks Fri Aug 22 Xia, Burks, Subramony, An-net Falchook, Conde pm