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2016-2017 UF Lung Transplant Outcome Report

The UF Lung Transplant program continues to grow in volume, decrease patient waitlist times and improve patient outcomes. In calendar year 2016, UF performed the most lung transplants in the state of Florida while also exceeding the national average for patient survival rates. For more information on the UF…

The Importance of Good Rest

Scott Ryals, MD The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine’s Dr. Scott Ryals was featured in a WCJB-TV20 patient story surrounding the importance of good rest. Dr. Ryals discussed healthy sleep habits and updates on the latest sleep medicine treatments. To watch the full interview, please visit:…

The Great American Smokeout!

Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Davis Cancer Pavilion lobby for the Great American Smokeout on November 16th! Many added a thumbprint to our Butterfly of Hope painting. Sixtysix people stopped by for tips on how to quit smoking and how to prevent lung cancer. 33 took a quit…

Welcome Dr. Mehrad!

Borna Mehrad, Professor and Chief The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine would like to welcome Borna Mehrad, MD. Dr. Mehrad will serve as the Chief of Pulmonary, Critical  Care & Sleep Medicine.  He joins UF after holding the E. Cato Drash Professorship in Pulmonary Medicine at the…