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Winners announced in UF College of Veterinary Medicine awards program

Jan 23, 2001 • By

An alumnus whose humanitarian efforts have taken him to Bosnia and other parts of the world, a former college administrator who has given tirelessly of his time to students and a faculty member whose expertise in animal reproduction has been recognized worldwide are the first winners in a new University of Florida College of Veterinary […]

UF veterinary college to host annual open house in Gainesville April 21

Jan 22, 2001 • By

Not your average dog and pony show, the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual open house promises once more to offer something for everyone. It will be held from 10 a .m. to 3 p.m. April 21. The open house will feature pony rides, a horse treadmill demonstration and educational exhibits. Also on […]

Federal funds boost UF’s gene analysis efforts

Jan 17, 2001 • By Vicki White

Aided by a new $1.5 million federal grant, College of Medicine researchers are stepping up their efforts to comb through billions of bits of genetic data that may hold important clues about diabetes, appetite control, and kidney, liver and gastrointestinal diseases. UF is one of ten institutions to win a grant from the National Institute […]

Health care services now available in Archer

Jan 12, 2001 • By Catherine Antoine

Family health care is finally coming to Archer on Jan. 16, thanks to the University of Florida’s College of Nursing. The new facility, which is the college’s first nurse-managed practice, will fill a major gap in the medically-under-served western half of Alachua County. Archer Family Health Care, located at 305 S. University Avenue in Archer, […]

Antibacterial agent in some asthma medications linked to airway constriction, UF scientists find

Jan 11, 2001 • By Harriett Meyer

A new University of Florida study provides fresh evidence that an antibacterial agent added to some asthma medications can cause airway constriction, potentially blunting the effectiveness of efforts to reverse an asthma attack. The chemical benzalkonium chloride, or BAC, is added to some albuterol solutions given by nebulizer, the device most frequently used to try […]

UF wins national award for skin cancer prevention project

Jan 4, 2001 • By Catherine Antoine

The University of Florida has received a national award for the GatorSHADE program, a College of Nursing skin cancer prevention project for elementary school students. The American Academy of Nursing, the national honorary organization of North American nursing leaders, presented one of six of its 2000 Media Awards to Carol Reed Ash, R.N., Ed.D., F.A.A.N., […]

Anesthesia and labor pain book earns two awards for UF physician

Jan 3, 2001 • By Vicki White

University of Florida anesthesiologist Dr. Donald Caton has won two honors for his 1999 book “What a Blessing She Had Chloroform.” Published by Yale University Press, the book examines the medical and social history of using anesthesia to relieve labor pain. The Anesthesia History Association named Caton the winner of the David M. Little Prize […]

UF study measures protein levels in breast milk: Findings may indicate infection protection for babies who nurse

Dec 13, 2000 • By Jennifer Brindise

Mothers have long suspected what medical science in recent years has largely confirmed: Breast-feeding offers infection protection for newborns. But exactly which ingredient in human milk provides the benefit is not entirely understood. Finding the answer could be key to improving the quality of formulas for infants whose mothers can’t nurse, such as those who […]

UF named data center as four national pediatric cancer groups merge

Aug 31, 2000 • By

In the race for the control – and even cure of – childhood cancer, researchers recognize there’s strength in numbers. During the past 25 years, many of the major treatment breakthroughs have arisen out of the collaborative efforts of research groups across the continent. Now, in the ongoing quest to accelerate those discoveries, clinicians will […]

UF’s College of Medicine announces cardiovascular fellowship training program reunion

Aug 25, 2000 • By

The University of Florida College of Medicine’s division of cardiovascular medicine is encouraging all alumni of its Cardiology Fellowship Training Program to attend a first-ever reunion weekend Sept. 8-10 at the UF Hotel and Conference Center on Southwest 34th Street. The event will combine a high-quality educational program on cardiovascular disease with a Gator home […]

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