Dr. Leon Haley named <br/>UF COMJ dean

Dr. Leon Haley named
UF COMJ dean

Leon L. Haley Jr., MD, MHSA, FACEP, CPE, has been named dean of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville. He will officially assume his new role Jan. 1, 2017. The appointment was announced by David S. Guzick, MD, PhD, president of UF Health and senior vice president for health affairs at the University of Florida.

UF COMJ welcomes <br/>new department head

UF COMJ welcomes
new department head

Paul Dougherty, MD, is the new chair of orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. He comes here from Detroit Medical Center and Wayne State University in Michigan, where he was professor of orthopaedic surgery and director of its residency program.

Fanfare, photos and fellowship highlight Celebration of Education

Fanfare, photos and fellowship highlight Celebration of Education

Nearly 140 residents and fellows have recently completed training programs at UFCOMJ. Their accomplishments were recognized during the June 8 Celebration of Education ceremony, which also featured the announcement of several academic awards.

A recognition of research <br/>in Jacksonville and beyond

A recognition of research
in Jacksonville and beyond

Steven Cuffe, MD, professor and chair of psychiatry, is the winner of this year’s Robert C. Nuss Researcher/Scholar Award, which is given to a UFCOMJ faculty member who has a distinguished record of current research. Cuffe received the honor during the May 19 Celebration of Research event, which highlighted on-campus research and discovery.

The Dean's List

Dr. Daniel R. Wilson, M.D., Ph.D.

UF Health North: The First Year and the Road Ahead

Feb 19, 2016

Can you believe it has already been a full year since we cut the ribbon and opened the doors at the North? Looking back, the fanfare and excitement at the February 2015 ribbon-cutting ceremony foreshadowed the response and success this state-of-the-art outpatient medical center would enjoy.

Media Coverage

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Dr. David Guzick, M.D., Ph.D.

Augmenting Cognitive Training in Older Adults: The “ACT Study”

Sep 29, 2016

Have you sometimes forgotten a phone number, walked to another room to complete an errand but forgotten what it was while walking, or failed to notice a car approaching until it was right next to you? Occasional lapses in memory and attention may not seem significant when we’re young, but we might wonder about the implications of such lapses as we age, and about whether we can do anything to minimize them.

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The PostFrom the depths of the mind

September 2016

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