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Three Ophthalmology Members Inducted Into Gold Humanism Honor Society

Three members of the Department of Ophthalmology were inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society on Thursday night, May 5th, 2016. The Gold Humanism Honor Society’s mission is to recognize individuals who are exemplars of humanistic patient care and who serve as role models, mentors and leaders in medicine. Membership to this society is a…

Shannon Boye, Ph.D. awarded 2016 MOMS for Sight Visionary Award

Shannon Boye, Ph.D. was awarded the 2016 ‘MOMS for Sight Visionary Award’ on 4/16/2016 for her dedication to education, research and support for the visually impaired community. For information and pictures of the event, please visit the Black Ties & Blindfolds website.

Shreyasi Choudhury, Ph.D. awarded Best in Group

Shreyasi Choudhury, Ph.D. (post doc, Boye lab) was awarded ‘Best in Group’ for her poster “Novel Methodology for Creating Primate Retina with Sortable Cell Populations”  at the 4th annual Fourth Annual Postdoc Research Symposium held on 4/13/16. To read more, please visit Postdoc Research Symposium.

Ophthalmology faculty practice will be moving to a new location

A new facility housing the faculty practice activities for ophthalmology, otolaryngology and expanded orthopedics will be built in juxtaposition to the UF Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute along Southwest 34th Street. This will help accommodate the expanding clinical practice and consolidate all clinical ophthalmology services in one location. Read the full Gainesville Sun article here.

UF ophthalmology alumnus recognized for his volunteer work

Dr. Tully Patrowicz, a 1972 graduate of the University of Florida residency program was recently recognized for founding, over 20 years ago, We Care of Lake County, a program where volunteer specialty physicians provide care to the uninsured and under-insured residents of that area. Dr. Tully was also awarded the Outstanding Humanitarian Award by the…