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About Christine D. Velasquez, APR

Christine D. Velasquez, APR, is the assistant director of Advancement Communications for UF&Shands, the University of Florida Academic Health Center. Before joining UF in 2008, she was the communications director at the Ocala/Marion County Chamber of Commerce. Prior to her work with the chamber, Velasquez assisted a national cancer institute with their development and public relations practices. Velasquez earned a bachelor’s degree in communications at the University of Maryland. She is Accredited in Public Relations and is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, the Florida Public Relations Association and the National Association of Professional Women.

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Articles by Christine D. Velasquez, APR

Brain tumor researcher brings ‘world-class expertise’ to UF

Sep 3rd, 2013 • Category: Faculty Recognition, Neurosurgery, New Hires/Appointments

Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., joins UF as an associate professor for the department of neurosurgery, director of the UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program and co-director of the Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy.

Cancer researcher to lead department of anatomy and cell biology

Jun 20th, 2013 • Category: New Hires/Appointments, Radiation Oncology

Yehia Daaka, Ph.D. has been appointed chair of the department of anatomy and cell biology at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

PA students receive their white coats

Jun 10th, 2013 • Category: Lead Story, Students

The UF School of Physician Assistant Studies class of 2014 received their white coats in front of faculty, friends and family on Friday, May 31.

Activation of cell death gene triggered loss of phallus in bird evolution

Jun 7th, 2013 • Category: Aging and Geriatric Research, Faculty in the News

Most birds have evolved to lose a certain body part that is considered synonymous with reproduction. Researchers at the Genetics Institute at the University of Florida have discovered how this is happening on the cellular level, which could have far-reaching implications.

UF Health volunteers needed for UF Mobile Clinic

May 29th, 2013 • Category: Staff

Volunteer physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and UF Health Science Center students are needed to work in interprofessional teams with clinic staff.

The senior students have spoken

May 13th, 2013 • Category: Medicine, Students

The UF College of Medicine class of 2013 select Robert Hollander, M.D., an adjunct assistant professor in the department of medicine, as the winner of the Hippocratic award.

Celebrating commitment to care

May 13th, 2013 • Category: Staff

UF&Shands honors faculty, residents, staff and volunteers during National Hospital Week.

An amazing corn gene

Mar 26th, 2013 • Category: From the Lab

Researchers identify gene that allows corn to grow in poor conditions.

Cast a line for kids

Mar 5th, 2013 • Category: Event

Fishing for Kids benefiting Children’s Miracle Network at Shands Hospital for Children at UF, will take place at Sea Hag Marina this April.

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