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January 20-26, 2014 Volume 06 Issue 03


CAREER SHOWCASE AT O’CONNELL CENTER TUESDAY-THURSDAY, JANUARY 21-23-Parking Notice– Please be advised that on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 21-22, the top two levels of the O’Connell Center parking garage (Garage VII) will be reserved all day for the Career Showcase, and the top level and ramp will be reserved on Thursday, January 23. In addition, on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 21-22, section B5 of the O’Connell parking lot (located in the NW corner) and the row of spaces between the garage and O’Connell Center will also be reserved. Decal holders who normally park in these areas may need to seek alternate parking during this period.  Additional shared Red/Green parkin ghas been created on the top level of Garage 5 (located at the Gale Lemerand Drive and Museum Road intersection).
The Neurology Administrative Office and Clinics will be closed Monday January 20, 2014 for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday.

Annual HIPAA Training Notice – It’s that time again! I know no one wants to do this training again but the sooner you do it the fewer emails about it you will receive.  All employees, grad assistants and volunteers should complete. Thanks!  Polly – See formal yearly memo noticeTo all UF Health employees and volunteers in UF’s healthcare components – faculty, residents, fellows, staff, and volunteers in all locations:  If you are NOT currently employed or volunteering in the UF Academic Health Center, you may ignore this message. (You are receiving this message because you are listed on an HSC departmental email list.) ANNUAL HIPAA TRAINING NOTICE 2014 

SAVE the DATE – Tyler’s Hope 7th Annual Think Tank – Novel Approaches to a cure for DYT-1 Dystonia- January 30-31, 2014. Contact Jacob Wychulis, with Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure Inc., Development Coordinator at (352) 262-5342 for more info.  

SAVE THE DATE:  2014 College of Medicine Celebration of Research “Poster Session” Monday, March 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:30 pm at Stephen C. O’Connell Center – Contact the Office of Research Affairs at 273-5995 for questions (Call for Abstracts will be sent out this month -January)
On behalf of Dr. Krista Vandenborne and the NMPT Program Symposium Committee: Drs. David Fuller, Danny Martin, and Andy Judge, we invite abstract submissions for the 9th Annual Neuromuscular Plasticity Symposium.  All abstracts are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, January 31st. View symposium program details at:
Attention to Everyone located in MBI and surrounding area: From Monday, Dec. 9, through Friday, Jan. 17, Newell Drive will be reduced to one lane. Newell Drive lane closure planned for December to mid-January.  Work on renovations to the UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital are in full swing.  Please help us keep all our customers informed of these traffic changes.  Reminder from Kelly Sharp
REMINDER sent by Leilani Doty – Spring 2014 Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO Grants cycle – Grants are due to the COM-FEO review committee by February 14, 2014 (, Email letters of Intent (LOI) are  ( For more information and application form\FEO David M. Quillen, MD, Chair, COM-FEO Review Committee, College of Medicine, Faculty Council Past President, Associate Professor, Community Health and Family Medicine, University of Florida –
Your next FACULTY MEETING is TBA (All meetings will begin at 5:30pm and will be held in the Neurology Large Conference Room. Faculty meetings will be held to an hour and Faculty Retreats will span longer).
Consent for your Electronic W-2 form – W-2 and you electronic IRS forms/Employees Receive your W-2 Online! *Note if you are satisfied with how you are currently receiving your W2 form (paper or electronic), you need do nothing, ONLY if you wish to change your means of receipt do you need to go to the website to make the change to electronic. For more information or directions go to –
Attention:  Parkinson’s Research News – 2014 Grant Deadlines- see attached Parkinson Funding news
NEW NPF Research Grants Available –

Please Note Shands Downtime Schedule for the following dates: Shands Downtime Jan 9-22, 2014 and Shands Downtime Weds Jan 22-Tues Jan 28, 2014


A Message from Chief Linda J. Stump, UF Police Department on UF TOGETHER FOR A SAFE CAMPUS

The January 2014 InfoGator is here – check it out offering retirement info, training, health info :

Check out the Gator Perk Website

ufvisitor wireless network – see attached for info and set up  – ufvisitor Wi-Fi network service June 2013

Check out the ufhealth Events Calendar:

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 Jan 20


Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday


Tues Jan 21

Hedna, Subramony

Weds Jan 22

Hedna, Subramony

Thurs Jan 23

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Fri Jan 24

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