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UF Health cardiologist among national leaders on cholesterol awareness

UF Health cardiologist among national leaders on cholesterol awareness

Published: April 14, 2015


Gladys Velarde, MD, an associate professor of medicine in the cardiology division at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, is part of an esteemed group of experts looking to raise nationwide awareness about cholesterol.
John Baumann to be keynote speaker at UF Health Parkinson’s Symposium

John Baumann to be keynote speaker at UF Health Parkinson’s Symposium

Published: April 10, 2015


John Baumann started experiencing symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in his late 30s. At the time, he was a successful attorney, on the faculty of the University of Louisville and a semi-professional softball player before Parkinson’s forced him to give up all of these activities that, at the time, he thought defined him as a person.
Poor posture no more: Neurosurgery team relieves Jacksonville woman of debilitating back pain

Poor posture no more: Neurosurgery team relieves Jacksonville woman of debilitating back pain

Published: April 07, 2015


Betty Johnson’s lower back pain was so intense that a short walk from her bedroom to the bathroom left her in tears. She was unable to hold her grandchildren and couldn’t stand long enough to cook.
UF physicians receive patient safety grant to offer online pain training for emergency care providers

UF physicians receive patient safety grant to offer online pain training for emergency care providers

Published: March 26, 2015


Physicians and researchers at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville are using a state patient safety grant to develop free training and resources for emergency providers.

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News4Jax (WJXT) - Published: April 14, 2015