‘Slideshow’ Category

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Slideshow Video UF students, employees find good things in small packages this flu season

Dec 9, 2011 • By

With a grimace and a grip on her friend Jayce Victor’s hand, Whitney Hughes bared her arm for a flu vaccine injection. “I’m so scared, I’m a baby,” said Hughes, a sophomore studying political science. “I usually get the nasal spray.” In a matter of seconds, Margaret Berry, R.N., a registered nurse from the UF […]

Slideshow US Navy Seahawk helicopter landed at the Shands Critical Care Center

Sep 2, 2011 • By

A US Navy Seahawk helicopter landed at the Shands Critical Care Center at UF today for a training exercise.

Slideshow Video Monthly treatments at UF keep tiny horse on its feet

Jun 28, 2011 • By

Big things really do come in small packages, if you ask Debbie DeHowitt, whose horse-loving heart belongs to the “mini-minis.” DeHowitt’s 4-year-old mini-miniature horse, Buttercup, has been a client of the UF Large Animal Hospital from an early age, when it became clear that she needed special care for hoof problems. “When she was 6 […]

Slideshow University of Florida’s new Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration-Slideshow

Apr 21, 2011 • By

Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno was the first “patient” to tour the University of Florida’s new Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration on Monday, April 18, 2011. News release and video can be found here Video streaming of the event here

Slideshow Video UF-developed device may reduce swallowing health risk in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Nov 22, 2010 • By

A hand-held device that strengthens the muscles involved in swallowing can address a serious symptom of Parkinson’s disease, according to a new University of Florida study. In what researchers believe is the largest randomized trial of a behavioral swallowing treatment in patients with Parkinson’s disease, scientists found that about one-third of the volunteers who used […]

Slideshow The residents

Oct 14, 2010 • By Shayna Brouker

Across Archer Road and across species, Katie Baxter, B.V.Sc., checks on her dialysis patient. Pearl, an elderly Welsh corgi, lays on a plush pillow and smiles at Baxter as she kneels down to gently stroke Pearl’s head.

Slideshow Tiny miracles: The world inside the neonatal intensive care unit

Sep 15, 2010 • By

He wriggles a ruddy hand and squirms. She beams. He opens his eyes. She kisses his forehead, careful of the tubes taped to his face. He sleeps. She gazes, cradling his 4-pound, 14-ounce body in her arms. Stephanie Barron collects these moments as she sits an arm’s length from a plastic incubator in the neonatal […]

Slideshow University of Florida launches unique translational biotechnology master’s program

Sep 1, 2010 • By

The University of Florida College of Medicine in collaboration with UF’s Warrington College of Business Administration has started a two-year master’s program in translational biotechnology that will prepare graduates for management roles in industry and academia by equipping them with knowledge and skills critical for developing new therapies for use in humans. The first of […]

Slideshow Video The graduate

May 25, 2010 • By

Slide show by: Casey Brooke Lawson Jacqueline Arencibia Salazar was the first in her family to graduate from college. Follow her journey as she receives her doctor of nursing practice degree.

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