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September 15-21, 2014 Volume 6 Issue 37

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Press Release – Gainesville VA Brain Rehabilitation Research Center of Excellence Celebrates Receipt of $4.5 million Award. Please join us to celebrate this prestigious award, the BRRC is holding a Celebration Open House to showcase the work of its 28 VA-funded investigators and 16 affiliate investigators. This event will be Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm on the first floor of the Community Living Center building on the campus of the Gainesville VAMC. There will be scientific posters and presentations from multiple BRRC scientists, who will describe their ongoing research. Tours of the BRRC Labs will be conducted and refreshments will be served. Dr. Janis Daly, Director of the BRRC, will welcome everyone at 4:45pm with brief remarks about the BRRC’s future work. Please read for more information –BRRC News Release
IMPORTANT Campus safety message from President Machen- Safety Message President Machen 9 2014
Congratulations to Dr. Leslie Gonzalez-Rothi on her appointment of Professor Emeritus to the Department of Neurology!
Congratulations to Dr. Okun has had his work “Deep-Brain Stimulation — Entering the Era of Human Neural-Network Modulation” published in the New England Journal of Medicine.  Click here to read the article!
The Week’s Newest Funding Opportunities *August 29, 2014 email notice from Heather Chitty – UF Research Funding 8 2014
Building and Campus Security Reminders from Kelly Sharp, MBI – see attached UF Building Emergency Concerns 8 2014
New flu vaccination policies at UF Health / Message from Dr. David Guzick See attached Important information with deadline: New flu vaccination policies at UF Health 82014
Your InfoGator News for UF Faculty and Staff is out, See the Calendar of Events for September 2014  “new format”.  (*Open Enrollment is around the corner-Oct 20-Nov 7).Go to: http://news.hr.ufl.edu/
Your September 23rd Faculty Meeting has been CANCELLED.  (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- http://www.ufic.ufl.edu/TravelRegistration.html. More helpful information on your travel and  this program can be found at this site http://www.ufic.ufl.edu/Travel.html
 
Shands/EPIC and UF Downtime noticesShands and EPIC Downtime for Weds September 17, 2014
 
Check out the Gator Perk Websitehttp://www.hr.ufl.edu/benefits/gatorperks/default.asp
 

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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 Sept 15 Tues Sept 16 Weds Sept 17Hedna Thurs Sept 18Hedna, Doty Fri Sept 19Hella, Doty