Young patients experience hands-on demonstrations during third annual Gator Engineering Day at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital

On Aug. 1, patients at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital got hands-on interaction with soccer-themed game systems that University of Florida students developed in their introductory engineering design course.

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Department Highlights

Recent UF Department of Pediatrics highlights include:

  • Dairy Queen helps make miracles for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital;
  • UF Department of Pediatrics Cardiology Division Welcomes Biagio Pietra, M.D. as New Chief;
  • UF Department of Pediatrics Neurology Division Welcomes Suman Ghosh, M.D.; and
  • UF Health Shands Children's Hospital Sees Marked Improvement in Hand Hygiene

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Upcoming Events

UF Health Shands Children's Hospital Opens New Lobby - Sept. 3 at 10:30 a.m.

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital’s new entranceway and lobby, as well as its renovated exterior, began with a five-year strategic plan, “Forward Together,” in 2010. Construction began April 2013.

The colorful themed space was designed with the smallest patients and their families in mind, complete with dedicated elevator banks and interactive displays.

UF Health leaders will celebrate the new space with a ribbon-cutting and donor recognition ceremony.

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Grant Award and Handprint Ceremony - Sept. 25 at 1 p.m.

For the third consecutive year, University of Florida researchers received a Hyundai Hope on Wheels grant to support childhood cancer research. The Hyundai Hope On Wheels nonprofit organization and local Hyundai dealers will present the award at a handprint ceremony, during which young patients will place their handprints on a vehicle to commemorate their battles with cancer. The event will be held in the new children's hospital lobby.

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