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UF Health Shands Hospital, Geriatrics, Among Nation’s Best

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital is now tied for top adult hospital in Florida, according to the 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report adult specialty rankings of the nation’s […]

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Test for Diabetes

Your grip strength is what researchers at the University of Florida studied, using national data from nearly 2,000 people, who might be missed when screening for diabetes and hypertension. 

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Online Education Excellence Award for the Theories on Aging course

Congratulations to Dr. Christy Carter and Alecia Monteiro (Instructional Designer) for receiving the Online Education Excellence Award in the Graduate Courses category for GMS6483 (Theories of Aging)!

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The first student has completed the online Graduate Certificate Program in Aging and Geriatric Practice.

Pallavi Sood is our first student to graduate from the Department’s certificate program in Aging and Geriatric Practice. Ms. Sood is a third year doctoral student in Rehabilitation Science at […]

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NIA Grant Awarded to Dr. Yenisel Cruz-Almeida: Neuroimaging Age-Related Changes in Pain Modulation

Older adults experience greater clinical pain than younger cohorts and aging is associated with significant changes to our brain. This 5-year study will provide the initial steps for identifying changes […]

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Palliative Care in the Emergency Department

Patients seek care in the emergency department for immediate relief of pain or other symptoms. Emergency physicians are trained to provide care that focuses on disease-directed treatment of acute illnesses… […]

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