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Heart failure team adopts local families for the holidays

Tequila Wilson was watching the news around Thanksgiving when a story highlighting families in need caught her eye. UF Health Shands Transplant Center’s “Santa committee” went Christmas shopping for 16 local families in need. Wilson, a transplant assistant with the UF Health Shands Transplant Center, recalls a…

UF researchers develop easy tool to predict risk of heart attack, stroke

A new assessment tool can predict users’ 10-year risk of heart attack or stroke with just a few patient-inputted responses, no lab tests required. Developed by University of Florida researchers, the EZ-CVD calculates a person’s risk score based on six questions on sex, age, current smoking status,…

Division Publication Update Sept. 2020

Colleagues, I want to congratulate our faculty members for the multiple publications coming out of the division. See below: Keeley EC, Villanueva M, Chen YE, Gong Y, Handberg EM, Smith SM, Pepine CJ, Cooper-DeHoff RM. Attended vs unattended systolic blood pressure measurement: A randomized comparison in patients with cardiovascular disease. J Clin Hypertens.