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Groundbreaking stem <br/>cell research could <br/>treat deadly diseases

Groundbreaking stem
cell research could
treat deadly diseases

John Murray, MD, an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, is researching how adipose-derived stem cells can undo the damage caused by degenerative conditions.

A $2.1 million award to <br/>address obesity in the <br/>primary care setting

A $2.1 million award to
address obesity in the
primary care setting

UF COMJ researchers are gearing up to study culturally sensitive weight loss interventions that target black female patients and will be guided by community health workers and trained physicians.

New president named <br/>for faculty practice plan

New president named 
for faculty practice plan

Pradeep V. Kadambi, MD, MBA, will also serve as senior associate dean for clinical affairs at UF COMJ. He comes to Jacksonville from Arizona, where he oversaw a 600-physican medical group.

Academic Matters

Leon L. Haley Jr., M.D., M.H.S.A., CPE, FACEP

Weathering the storm, expanding our enterprise

Fall 2017

Working through Hurricane Irma and growing the UF COMJ leadership team are among the items discussed in the latest edition of Academic Matters, the dean’s quarterly e-newsletter.

Media Coverage

UF partners to bring healthcare facilities to Nassau master-planned community
Jacksonville Business Journal • September 18, 2017

Number of newborns addicted to drugs continues to rise
News4Jax (WJXT) • September 06, 2017

Health Notes: UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville honored
Florida Times-Union • July 18, 2017

Distraction tool kit
News4Jax (WJXT) • July 08, 2017

Confirmed case of Legionnaires' disease in Duval County
CBS 47 News • June 14, 2017

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On The Same Page

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

Thank you following Hurricane Irma

Sept 22, 2017

As Hurricane Irma moved North through Florida on Sunday, Sept. 10, and Monday, Sept. 11, more than 1,500 UF Health team members from our hospitals, outpatient practices and colleges in Gainesville and Jacksonville responded with precision, composure and determination. You enacted disaster response plans and were adaptable and resourceful.

The Post

The PostWindow on Healing

July/August 2017

How artistry, a camera and a great view helped one woman battle cancer