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Read the Summer 2017 issue of The Stitch

Published: Aug 31st, 2017

Florida Academic Cancer Center Alliance renews Florida Pancreas Collaborative funding

Florida Academic Cancer Center Alliance renews Florida Pancreas Collaborative funding

Published: Aug 1st, 2017

The Florida Academic Cancer Center Alliance has renewed funding for the Florida Pancreas Collaborative, an initiative of the University of Florida Health Cancer Center, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in […]

Grant will help researchers create a better test for pancreatic cancer

Published: Jun 28th, 2017

Up to one-third of pancreatic cancer cases go undiagnosed through standard means of testing.

Lisa Spiguel, M.D., Inducted to Gold Humanism Honor Society

Lisa Spiguel, M.D., Inducted to Gold Humanism Honor Society

Published: Jun 1st, 2017

Lisa Spiguel, M.D., an assistant professor in the division of general surgery’s surgical oncology service, has been inducted into the Chapman Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society as a […]

UF College of Medicine approves designated Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center

Published: May 18th, 2017

The University of Florida College of Medicine has approved a designated Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center. The center stems from a UF department of surgery-led initiative established in 2014 […]

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., joins UF College of Medicine’s division of transplantation surgery

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., joins UF College of Medicine’s division of transplantation surgery

Published: May 12th, 2017

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the division of transplantation surgery in the University of Florida College of Medicine as an associate professor. Zarrinpar earned his medical degree from the […]

Colorectal surgery protocol leads to decrease in length of stay, readmissions for ileostomy patients

Published: May 11th, 2017

A quality improvement initiative at UF Health Shands Hospital has led to a significant drop in the length of stay and readmissions among ileostomy patients. The intervention specifically targets dehydration, […]

Read the Spring 2017 issue of The Stitch

Published: Apr 27th, 2017

UF Department of Surgery offers specialized training for physician assistants

Published: Apr 19th, 2017

The University of Florida is among a handful of educational institutions nationwide offering a specialized surgery residency for physician assistants, or PAs. “Students might graduate from physician assistant school and […]

Sometimes you need a team of people to cheer you to victory

Published: Jan 31st, 2017

Two years ago, Barbara Adams, 46, discovered how important the support of the right team could be. She was volunteering at the local YMCA, playing kickball with the children, and […]