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The Office of News & Communications serves as point of first contact for media representatives seeking expert sources for college news and related pharmacy and health-care issues.

Contact: Linda Homewood, APR
Director of News & Communications
Homewood@cop.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-6873, 352-273-6605

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OTCASTHMA Over-the-Counter Medicine Not the Best Option for Asthma

May 9th, 2014

For the approximately 25 million Americans who have asthma, quick relief medication is a lifeline when breathing becomes difficult. But what many asthma sufferers may not realize is there is […]

KWeitzel_pmp_webslider First year of personalized medicine at UF Health shows success in patient care

May 8th, 2014

At the conclusion of the first year of UF Health’s Personalized Medicine Program, the results are in: The program has successfully implemented a process for genetic testing that helps cardiologists […]

Anna Hall, Pharm.D., supervises the UF MTM Communication and Care Center at the UF Lake Nona facility in Orlando. (Photo by Mike Begonia) Helping patients stay on track with taking prescribed medications

Feb 13th, 2014

For patients prescribed multiple drugs for a variety of chronic health conditions, adherence — staying on track with daily medications — can be challenging, and when doses are missed or […]

UF researcher sets age threshold for treatment of viral respiratory infection in preterm infants

Jan 16th, 2014

A University of Florida pharmacy researcher is the first to establish that 4 months old is the age threshold for preterm babies to receive preventive treatment for a common viral […]

OdedinaCDMRP UF health disparities researcher presents inaugural lecture for Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs

Dec 17th, 2013

The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs honored its first featured speaker, a University of Florida pharmacy researcher in health care disparities, in initiation of the annual Dr. Barbara Terry-Koroma Legacy […]