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Season of Hope 5k/15k

Come join Tyler’s Hope and Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases for our annual Season of Hope Run on December 11th, 2021.   We are overjoyed to have the opportunity to host the Season of Hope Run event in person once again. This year we will continue to offer the Certification…

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…

Eldercare Holiday Drive!

ElderCare of Alachua County, a division of UF Health Shands, provides food and essentials for elderly community members who need a little extra help. Occupational Health (265-0250) along with Volunteer Services will be coordinating donations November 12th through the first week in December. Donations can be…

Season of Hope 5k/15k Run to benefit Dystonia

Time to sign up now for the epic and annual Tyler’s Hope Season of Hope Walk/Run 5K/15K which will be held Dec 7 on the Hawthorne trail. https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Gainesville/SeasonofHopeRun Join everyone in Neuromedicine, the McKnight Brain Institute and…

UF Neurology and Fixel Center Doctors to Present at 2020 MCI Conference.

The 18th Annual Mild Cognitive Impairment Symposium/Workshop/Public Educational Forum presented by the Wien Center on Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders at Mount Sinai Medical Center and the 1Florida Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center will be held January 18-19, 2020 in Miami, FL at the Kovens Conference Center at Florida International University.

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month!

Wear your purple ribbon to show your support! One in 26 people will be diagnosed with epilepsy at some point in their lifetime and an estimated 3.4 million people in the US are living with epilepsy. It is the fourth most common neurological disease after migraine, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. Despite these staggering…