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University of Florida Health and The Big Picture

UF&Shands, the University of Florida Academic Health Center, is now University of Florida Health, university officials announced on May 20, 2013, during an event celebrating the three-year anniversary of the “Forward Together” strategic plan. UF Health will take the place of UF&Shands as the “umbrella” name that encompasses the academic…

UF CTSI TL1 Scholar Martin Wegman receives AMA Foundation Leadership Award

Martin Wegman, TL1 Scholar Congratulations to UF CTSI TL1 Scholar Martin Wegman on receiving the American Medical Association Foundation’s 2013 Leadership Award. The AMA award provides medical students, residents/fellows and early career physicians from around the country with special training to develop their…

CTSI Resource Spotlight: Integrated Data Repository

The IDR securely collects and organizes data from across UF Health's clinical and research enterprises. Using the i2b2 Limited Data Set, researchers can query the IDR to identify cohort counts for grant proposals, clinical trials and IRB protocols.

UF CTSI participates in University of Miami CTSI ‘CaneSearch’ event

Several representatives from the UF CTSI participated in the University of Miami’s recent ‘CaneSearch’ event, a daylong research forum celebrating the launch of the Miami CTSI. The forum focused on obesity and collaboration and included a discussion with Dr. David Nelson, director of the UF CTSI, titled “One…

UF CTSI: The Year That Was and The Year Ahead

The UF CTSI’s 2012 accomplishments and some of our major initiatives for 2013 are highlighted in the January and February columns of On the Same Page by Dr. David S. Guzick, UF senior vice president for health affairs and president of the UF&Shands Health System. The UF CTSI’s 2012 achievements…

CTSI welcomes new Pilot Project Awardees and Academy of Research Excellence candidates

Congratulations to the new CTSI Pilot Project Award recipients and the CTSI Academy of Research Excellence’s second class of investigators pursuing a Master Certificate for Excellence in Human Subject Research and Protections. These 28 investigators represent all six colleges of the UF Health Science Center plus the colleges of…