Archive for the Category ‘Lake Nona Med Center’

KISS’ Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons host Rock & Brews grand opening in January to Benefit Lake Nona VA Medical Center

KISS’ Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons host Rock & Brews grand opening in January to Benefit Lake Nona VA Medical Center

Over in Oviedo, KISS-fueled comfort-food source Rock & Brews has been open since mid-November, giving locals chance to check out the cuisine before restaurant owners Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons throw the restaurant’s official grand opening, which is set for Tuesday, Jan. 6, and benefits the Orlando VA Medical Center. Continue Reading

Orlando VA Medical Center’s opening delayed again

Orlando VA Medical Center’s opening delayed again

The Orlando VA Medical Center’s hospital and outpatient facility opening has again been delayed, Orlando Business Journal has learned. At a press briefing with U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson Jan. 21, Nelson said the new target date for opening is now December 2014, not September as was previously reported. But, Nelson said, officials are confident that [...]

Sanford-Burnham Saddened by Loss of Biotechnology Leader Duane Roth

Sanford-Burnham Saddened by Loss of Biotechnology Leader Duane Roth

LA JOLLA, CA–(Marketwired – August 05, 2013) – Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute staff and leaders are extremely sad to hear of the passing of our friend and colleague, Duane Roth. Duane died on Saturday afternoon from complications of head injuries he suffered in a bicycling accident on July 21. He was serving as vice chairman [...]

UCF med school students get ceremonial white lab coats

UCF med school students get ceremonial white lab coats

ORLANDO, Fla. — A record-setting class of medical students got their white lab coats at the University of Central Florida’s College of Medicine. The traditional white coat ceremony Monday morning welcomed 120 new medical students. It was the first time the new class had reached full enrollment, officials said. Courtney Mascoe isn’t sure what she [...]

Innovative Model of Care Drives Design of New Orlando Children’s Hospital

Innovative Model of Care Drives Design of New Orlando Children’s Hospital

For immediate release, January 27, 2013 For additional information and images contact: Jonathan Lerner, 212-877-7298, jonathanlerner212@gmail.com Betsy Beaman, 404-524-2200 x115, betsy@sbs-architecture.com INNOVATIVE MODEL OF CARE DRIVES DESIGN OF NEW ORLANDO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL Stanley Beaman & Sears’ concept integrates inpatient and outpatient care, family support, and architectural response to environmental conditions. Nemours Children’s Hospital, in the [...]

UF Research And Academic Center Opens At Lake Nona Medical City

UF Research And Academic Center Opens At Lake Nona Medical City

UF Research and Academic Center at Lake Nona A new University of Florida research and education center brings to the Orlando area vital research on new therapies and cures, increased opportunities for participation in clinical research and enhanced access to professional and graduate pharmacy education. The UF Research and Academic Center at Lake Nona officially [...]

Valencia’s Lake Nona campus newest Medical City ingredient

Valencia’s Lake Nona campus newest Medical City ingredient

Valencia College’s Lake Nona campus, which opens to more than 1,600 students on Aug. 27, represents one more cog in the Medical City economic development wheel. Valencia College is going to be “integral” to Medical City, said Jennifer Wakefield, spokeswoman for the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission. “They are a very important part of the [...]

VA hospital could open next year, officials say at Orlando hearing

VA hospital could open next year, officials say at Orlando hearing

Orlando Sentinel – Veterans in Central Florida may see their long-awaited VA Medical Center open for patients in 2013 after all — only one year later than planned, according to testimony delivered at a congressional field hearing Monday in Orlando. At the hearing, held at Lake Nona Medical City, Veterans Affairs officials and executives from [...]

UCF Scrubs Dental School Plans

UCF Scrubs Dental School Plans

University of Central Florida administrators scrapped a multi-million dollar plan to build a dental school near its college of medicine in Lake Nona. The university’s plan to build the dental school was announced in May. A key committee was set to review its plans Wednesday and the Florida Board of Governors would have voted on [...]

Choosing MyPlate helps kids develop healthy eating habits

Choosing MyPlate helps kids develop healthy eating habits

Written by: Lloyd N. Werk, MD, MPH Parents often struggle when guiding their child to eat healthy nutritious meals and establishing healthy eating habits for children at an early age with balanced meals is important. Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) replaced their “food pyramid” model with MyPlate to make it easier to figure [...]