COVID-19 Project Highlights

COVID-19 Project Highlights

Never before have so many faculty, staff and students at the University of Florida come together to rapidly focus their ingenuity on a single issue, whether it's new ways to educate and reach out to the community, prototypes and devices to help fight COVID-19, or ideas that reach across disciplines. Below are a few of those projects.

A UF Health employee prepares testing equipment for COVID-19 testitng

COVID-19 Research Updates

Read about the latest COVID-19 research at UF and UF Health.

Project Highlights

Healthcare Workers Exposure Response and Outcomes

HERO Research

This registry is a large, national clinical research community. It invites healthcare workers across America to share clinical and life experiences to understand the perspectives and problems they face on the COVID-19 pandemic front lines.

front line health care worker conducts a COVID-19 assessment near a patient's car


Speeding Research: EPI Delivers

Behind the scenes in mid-March, a group of researchers, students and lab technicians across campus came together and built a high throughput testing lab in the Emerging Pathogens Institute in just 10 days.

A close-up image of a COVID-19 testing swab

CTSI Rapid Response Projects

CTSI Rapid Response Pilots

The CTSI made $2 million available for translational research projects that can be rapidly mobilized to help address the COVID-19 pandemic.