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Wertheim Foundation gifts $100M to UF Scripps

The University of Florida today announced that the Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Family Foundation has provided $100 million — the largest gift from an individual donor in university history — to elevate the stature of UF Scripps as one of the world’s leading forces in biomedical research and to advance the leading-edge work of faculty at the campus in Jupiter, Florida.

Bob Kolb awarded for 35 years of service

After dedicating 35 years of service to advancing clinical research at the University of Florida, Bob Kolb, RN, MS, CCRC was presented with a Meritorious Service Award during a celebration of his career and accomplishments at the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute. 

UF Spotlight: Get to Know: Tiffany Pineda

Pineda is the assistant director for clinical research, IDEA, and chair of the Diversity and Cultural Competence Council (DC3) at the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, or CTSI.

Biotility’s BACE Credentials Approved in Washington and Texas

Biotility is excited to announce that the Biotechnician Assistant Credentialing Exam (BACE) has been added to the Texas Education Authority’s list of approved Industry Recognized Credentials (IRCs) AND approved by the Washington State Board of Education!

UF Health expedites clinical data-sharing across UF

To expedite clinical data delivery, UF Health’s data experts are introducing ready-for-use, UF Institutional Review Board-approved patient record registries to help faculty and staff advance medical knowledge and the delivery of care.

Scholarships available for clinical research professional certification

Are you a UF clinical research professional, with at least two years of experience, interested in professional certification? The Division of Research Operations and Services (DROS) in partnership with the UF CTSI and the Clinical Research Professionals Advisory Council (CrPAC) is accepting applications for scholarship funding that can be applied…