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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Published: Feb 22nd, 2019

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Dress in blue all month with UF Health to help raise awareness for colon cancer and the importance of regular screenings to save lives. […]

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Dr. Ellen Zimmerman Selected as a Fellow in the 2017-2018 Class of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Medicine (ELAM)

Published: Aug 22nd, 2017

Ellen Zimmerman, M.D., Professor Department of Medicine and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs has been selected as a Fellow in the 2017-2018 Class of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership […]

Dr. Forsmark receives Lifetime Achievement Award from APA

Published: Nov 14th, 2016

Dr. Christopher E. Forsmark, chief of the division of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at the University of Florida, was awarded the prestigious Vay Liang & Frisca Go Lifetime Achievement Award […]

EPI: The Serious But Little-Known Cause of Digestive Issues – Dr. Forsmark U.S. News & World Report Interview

Published: Sep 27th, 2016

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency isn’t your ordinary GI condition, but it’s often mistaken for one.

UF Health designated as one of 28 NPF centers for pancreatic cancer

Published: Sep 19th, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Forsmark and his pancreas diseases team – the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF), a nonprofit organization that provides hope for those suffering from pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer, announced […]

DoM Excellence in Teaching Awards 2016 – GI/Hepatology Winners

Published: Jun 30th, 2016

This year the department of medicine honored a number of outstanding teachers for the 2016 DoM Excellence in Teaching Awards. Our division had seven physicians who were honored and recognized for […]

First Patient Enrolled in Clinical Trial of Three Hepatitis C Medications

Published: Jun 23rd, 2016

University of Florida Health has enrolled its first patient in a landmark clinical trial to study the effectiveness of three hepatitis C medications.     The initial patient has begun […]

Congratulations to our 2015 Master Clinician Award Winner – Dr. Chris Forsmark

Published: Jan 4th, 2016

The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition would like to congratulate Dr. Chris E. Forsmark for being the recipient of the 2015 Master Clinician Award. Master Clinician award recipients are […]

UF Health Shands Hospital Recognized for Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Published: Dec 10th, 2015

We are proud to care for patients at UF Health Shands Hospital, recently ranked one of the region’s top hospitals for gastroenterology & GI surgery by U.S. News & World Report. […]

UF Health researchers will use grant to unravel ties that bind pancreatic diseases

Published: Oct 23rd, 2015

Diseases that afflict the pancreas — pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer and diabetes — are often risk factors for one another. Now University of Florida Health researchers are seeking the links between them. […]