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WuDunn to become new chair of ophthalmology

WuDunn to become new chair of ophthalmology

Darrell WuDunn, MD, PhD, has been selected as the new chair of ophthalmology at the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville. He brings more than 20 years of glaucoma-focused experience from Indiana University. 

Parker to soon join <br/>UF COMJ as its <br/>new research dean

Parker to soon join
UF COMJ as its
new research dean

Alex Parker, PhD, a longtime Mayo Clinic researcher, will become the new senior associate dean for research at the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville.

Tackling mental illness<br> after a school shooting

Tackling mental illness
after a school shooting

Elise Fallucco, MD, an associate professor of psychiatry, and Madeline Joseph, MD, a professor of emergency medicine, recently trained pediatric providers in South Florida in the wake of this year's Parkland shooting.

Academic Matters

Academic Matters Cover

Placed in the spotlight, our health system shines to save lives amid tragedy

Fall 2018

The dean looks back on the exceptional response by faculty physicians and staff in the wake of a mass shooting while other leaders provide key updates in the latest edition of Academic Matters, the e-newsletter of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville.

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

Commencement 2018

May 30, 2018

Each year, Commencement ceremonies held at our health colleges remind us of our raison d'être. Commencement is a time when we are prompted to think back to our roots — the pure motivations we had for choosing the profession we did. There is the warmth and justifiable pride felt by our faculty in having molded these new physicians, dentists, pharmacists, veterinarians, nurses and other health professionals. And there is the unadulterated joy felt by the graduates and their families. It all makes for a memorable time.

The Post

The Post Recognizing Risks

May/June 2018

New program at UF Health assesses brain functions of older patients before surgery.