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UF Health joins national study to test COVID-19 treatments

Researchers at University of Florida Health and the OneFlorida+ Clinical Research Network have begun recruiting patients to a national study to learn if several existing prescription and over-the-counter medications can help those with COVID-19 safely manage their symptoms at home and avoid hospitalization. The study is one of several research projects that…

Dr. Divya Patel appointed as a member of the Rare Disease Advisory Council

Florida’s Rare Disease Advisory Council was created adjunct to the Department of Health for the purpose of providing recommendations on ways to improve health outcomes for Florida residents suffering from rare diseases. House Bill 1373/Senate Bill 272 was presented to Governor Ron DeSantis as a council that will provide a…

Faculty Promotions

We are excited to congratulate the following UF Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Faculty who received a promotion July 1, 2021. Hassan Alnuaimat – Promoted to Professor of MedicineAli Ataya – Promoted to Associate Professor of MedicineSatish Chandrashekaran – Promoted to Associate Professor of Medicine…

UF recognized as WASOG Sarcoidosis Center of Excellence

We are pleased to announce that the University of Florida has been recognized as a Sarcoidosis Center of Excellence. WASOG Sarcoidosis Center of Excellence refers to a multidisciplinary team of specialized medical and paramedical professionals with a shared specialized facility that has proven sustainability over years, and provides leadership, best…