Tag Archives: UF College of Medicine

UF Researchers Develop “Mixed-Reality” Training Technology for Military

By on September 16th, 2014 | Last updated: September 16, 2014 at 4:09 pm

Experts at UF develop simulators to help military doctors by providing opportunities to practice techniques. The Department of Defense granted the research team $1.7 million to develop five simulators over five years.

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Project Haiti 5K Raises Funds For UF Medical School Mission Trip

By on August 26th, 2013 | Last updated: August 26, 2013 at 4:50 pm

About 150 runners raised about $4,000 on Saturday during the fourth annual Project Haiti 5K race at the University of Florida. The student-run, medical mission trip goes to Haiti to support international health care.

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UF Mobile Outreach Clinic offers free colonoscopies

By on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 26, 2013 at 9:24 pm

The University of Florida College of Medicine’s Mobile Outreach Center will give free colonoscopies to low income and uninsured individuals. Director of Shands Cancer center gastrointestinal program Tom George talks about colonoscopies.

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‘Equal Access Clinic’ provides free health care to locals

By on February 18th, 2013 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 9:27 am

Equal Access Clinic, a network of student-run free health care clinics started by the University of Florida’s medical school, gives Gainesville residents who cannot afford health care access to free medical services at service locations around the city.

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UF colleges receive funding for research on eye disease, brain injuries

By on December 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 12, 2012 at 3:21 pm

The University of Florida’s College of Medicine and College of Nursing both received grants to further research in their fields and help to make more advances in health. The college of nursing received a donation from a graduate and Research to Prevent Blindness benefitted the college of medicines’s ophthalmology department.

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