Shands Arts in Medicine Art Therapist Inspires “Transfiguration: Making Peace With Our Bodies” Project

Last fall, Shands Arts in Medicine art therapist Amy Bucciarelli, M.S., ATR-BC, created a weeklong workshop with the Peace Paper Project, an initiative that teaches participants to make paper by hand.

UF&Shands Eating Disorder Recovery Center art therapist Genevieve Camp, M.A., ATR-BC, attended one of these sessions and anticipated the encouraging effect it could have on patients with eating disorders.

Thus, the “Transfiguration: Making Peace With Our Bodies,” a positive body image project, was created.

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Department Highlights


Several members of the Department of Pediatrics team have been recognized for their outstanding work recently.

Please click the link below to read about these accomplishments, including the Beverly Millard Award of Excellence, Walter Tunnessen, Jr. Award, Rare Disease Hall of Fame inductions, Advancement to Candidacy Award, Years of Service Recognitions and Grant Awards.

Click HERE to read more.

Thomas Martinko, M.D., hosts successful Black History Month Contest

When Thomas Martinko, M.D., joined the University of Florida faculty last August he brought more with him than just his medical expertise.

Luckily, his sense of community and advancing youth followed him to Gainesville as well.

Click HERE to read about Dr. Martinko's successful Black History Month Contest.

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