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4th Year Geriatric Clerkship in the News

4th Year Geriatric Clerkship in the News

Jul 20th, 2018

  Dementia Simulation Gives Medical Students Insight on Condition – Article about helping the medical students understand the scope and impact of dementia.  

David Clark portrait

Congratulations, Dr. Clark!

Jul 19th, 2018

Dr. David Clark recently had three grants accepted for funding as PI or Co-PI.  All three are pilot studies that will investigate the use of non-invasive transcutaneous electrical stimulation of […]

Geriatric Medicine team at the 2018 AGS in Orlando, FL

Success at the American Geriatrics Society

May 18th, 2018

Congratulations to the growing Geriatric Medicine team for an impressive presence at the American Geriatrics Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting!


Dr. Mankowski Received a 3-year Career Development Award

May 18th, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Robert Mankowski for being awarded a 3-year Career Development Grant  from the American Heart Association!  Dr. Mankowski will be studying the impact of sepsis on the cardiac […]

Dr. Rui Xiao

Neuron Paper: Key to Understanding Hereditary Hearing Loss

Mar 14th, 2018

UF Newsroom: Simple but important worm could be the key to understanding hereditary hearing loss. TMC Proteins Modulate Egg Laying and Membrane Excitability through a Background Leak Conductance in C. elegans

Dr. Xiao in front of the lab

Dr. Rui Xiao Awarded a 4-Year Grant From ACS

Dec 22nd, 2017

Cogratulations to Dr. Rui Xiao, for being awarded the highly competitive American Cancer Society (ACS) Research Scholar Grant. The ACS Research Scholar Grants support investigator-initiated projects across the cancer research continuum. With […]

Geriatric Medicine at UF Health Shands Hospital Ranked Among Nation’s Best

Nov 30th, 2017

UF Health Shands is just one of 152 hospitals nationally of the 4,658 hospitals evaluated to be rated in at least one adult specialty by U.S. News. Along with geriatric […]

The Sandwich Generation

Nov 22nd, 2017

As our parents advance in age,an  increasing number of Americans are joining the “Sandwich Generation” by needing to care for their children and also for parents and grandparents..  

New Venue Opens for Geriatricians: the ACE Unit

Nov 3rd, 2017

We are happy to announce the launch of the new Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Unit, led by the UF College of Medicine’s Division of Geriatric Medicine with the […]