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COM Helps Local Girls Explore Careers in Health Care

Three University of Florida groups partner to engage underrepresented groups in medicine Aug. 3, 2022 — La’nya Fountain, a 14-year-old Pace Center for Girls student, peered into the mouth of a mannequin and inserted an intubation tube. Across the room, Don’nyia Quinn examined her own cells beneath a microscope. Students from…

Gainesville Walk to End Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association is planning another great event in Gainesville and they would love for you to be a part of it! Funds raised by our Walk events allow us to move our mission  forward in the local community. Can we count on you this year? You can register for the…

It’s Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month!

All of Us and their partners present a virtual screening of “Alive Inside,” an award-winning documentary about the connection between music and memory. Register to view free on demand June 15-18. Then, join us June 16 at 4 p.m. ET for an expert-led panel discussion about Alzheimer’s, music therapy,…

2nd Annual Neurotrauma 2022 5K Fun Run/Walk

Team UF BRAIN/CAM will show united support by walking/running together on March 30th at 2:00pm starting in front of the McKnight Brain Institute. If you can’t make it then, no problem! You can always participate on your own any time before 5:00pm on March 31st. Please email us a picture of your participation at …

Join our Walk MS® team – Fixel NeuroGators at UF!

Join our Walk MS® team – Fixel NeuroGators at UF!   The MS focus area at the Fixel Institute invites you to participate in MS Awareness Week (March 7th-13th) and Walk MS® (March 19th) this year as part of the Fixel NeuroGators at UF team.   We’ve formed a…

Cajun Crawfish Boil benefiting Tyler’s Hope

Join Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure at Fox Run with live music, Cajun-style boil, outdoor games, and adult beverages. All proceeds go to Tyler’s Hope. Sponsorship information is available at www.tylershope.org. Date And Time Sat, April 24, 2021 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT…

April is Diversity Month!

During Diversity Month, the Neurology Diversity and Inclusion Council wants to emphasize the importance of your volunteer work at COVID vaccination sites.  The pandemic has worsened inequality at many different levels, and this has been exacerbated by the inequitable access to vaccines.   We believe that a direct way to…

Register Today for the 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Happy 2021! The Alzheimer’s Association Central & North Florida chapter is excited to announce that the 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s registration is officially OPEN. Thanks to your leadership and dedication to the Alzheimer’s Association in 2020, the Central & North Florida chapter raised $1,004,000 for our collective…

Register now for Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Muscle Walk!

Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Muscle Walk program unites families and communities around the country into local celebrations of collective strength. 2020 has called MDA families across the country together for ONE collective Virtual MDA Muscle Walk over Labor Day Weekend. MDA is on the frontline of the COVID-19 response for our…

Florida Pride and End Alzheimer’s

June 25, 2020 1:00 pm ET   Join The Alzheimer’s Association Central and North Florida Chapter during Pride Month as they examine the intersections between dementia and sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. They will discuss the importance of risk reduction, the benefits of early detection, and the necessity of…