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Welcome to our new team members

We’d like to welcome Brian Ramnaraign, MD and Jonathan Chatzkel, MD to the UF Division of Hematology & Oncology as our newest clinical oncologists. Brian H Ramnaraign, MD Brian Ramnaraign, MD is an assistant professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology at the University of…

Welcome

Welcome to the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the University of Florida. The Division is made up of 40 talented faculty members with diverse backgrounds and experience, all of whom share a common goal of providing excellence in patient care, medical education, and research. The Division is also home…

Congratulations to Jennifer Duff, MD – Clinical Excellence Award Winner

Dr. Jennifer Duff was awarded the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center’s Dr. Richard Streiff Clinical Excellence Award for her commitment to the highest quality and compassionate care, attention to the medical, educational, and personal needs of others, and for making a difference in the lives of those around…

Congratulations to our Gold Humanism Honor Society honoree: Julia Close, MD

Julia Close, MD The Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) recognizes students, residents and faculty who are exemplars of compassionate patient care and who serve as role models, mentors, and leaders in medicine. GHHS members are peer nominated and are the ones that others say they want taking care of…

Four UF Health researchers recognized for most-cited works worldwide

Four UF Health researchers are among the most influential authors in their fields worldwide based on how often their work has been cited by their peers. Dominick Angiolillo, M.D., Ph.D.; Steven DeKosky, M.D.; Julie Johnson, Pharm.D.; and John Wingard, M.D., have been designated 2018 Highly Cited…

UF awarded grant to establish a cancer health equity center

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year, $16 million grant to establish a cancer health equity center at the University of Florida and partner institutions. The Florida-California Cancer Research, Education and Engagement, or CaRE2, Health Equity Center will be an interdisciplinary, intercollegiate effort involving researchers from UF,…

UF study find physicians, patients talking less about lung cancer screening

Smoking rates are down nationally, but so are discussions among physicians and smokers about lung cancer screening, University of Florida researchers have found. However, the study also found these patient-physician conversations did not affect current smokers’ intent or attempts to quit. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related…

UF Health unveils renovated infusion clinic with new clinical trials capabilities

UF Health unveiled its expanded and renovated adult infusion clinic in September. The infusion clinic at the UF Health Medical Oncology – Davis Cancer Pavilion added 14 more chairs to accommodate the growing patient population, bringing the total to 50 chairs. “The infusion clinic has grown tremendously over the last…

UF researchers find link between demographics and liver cancer

A new study by University of Florida Health researchers finds that Hispanics, as well as the elderly and people with diabetes, have a higher risk of developing liver cancer. Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D.,an associate professor of surgery at the UF College of Medicine, and his colleagues aimed to…