Category: Spotlight

Refining and improving the hiring process at the College of Pharmacy

This spring, UFHR introduced new inclusive hiring resources to provide faculty and staff with support and guidance at each stage of the hiring process. As part of these resources, the Inclusive Hiring Badge program was launched that featured education on the topics of inclusion, diversity, equity and access in the workplace.

UF College of Pharmacy HR Generalist II Kim Lewerenz is one of the first participants to receive the Inclusive Hiring Badge. We sat down with Kim to discuss her experience with the program and how she is incorporating inclusive hiring practices in her work.

The journey from patient to researcher

Long before Erin Mobley, Ph.D., MPH, was an assistant professor in the department of surgery at the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville, she was a newborn baby at University Hospital, now UF Health Jacksonville.

Get to Know: Tiffany Pineda

Recently, we sat down with Tiffany Danielle Chisholm Pineda to talk about her incredible journey at UF, some of her accomplishments at work and what inspires her to aim higher.

Congratulations to our UF at Play August winners!

Thank you to everyone who submitted photos to the UF at Play summer photo giveaway.

A ‘colorful collection’: How UF is preserving pop culture

From 18th century playbills to an authentic Spider-Man suit from the 2002 film to a … gulp … 50-year-old slice of cake, the Popular Culture Collections in George A. Smathers Libraries have something that will interest nearly everyone.

Coming full circle: Debra Anderson’s journey at the University of Florida

Debra Anderson’s journey at the University of Florida spans 26 years and is influenced by the dedicated staff she met along the way and her drive to create a support unit for UF’s international students.  

Renewing connections with the UF Asian Faculty and Staff Association

In January 2021, four women representing UF’s Asian faculty and staff came together seeking to not only revive AFSA but to build upon its foundation. 

 UF Health psychiatrists deliver antibiotics, surgical supplies to Ukrainian border

UF Health Jacksonville psychiatrists made a whirlwind, weekend-long trip to a Polish city near the Ukrainian border to hand-deliver four large suitcases full of surgical supplies to a convent helping Ukrainian refugees.

Take time to improve your financial literacy

Improving your financial literacy can help create a sense of stability that ultimately leads to a healthier lifestyle.

Explore available resources and steps to consider to enhance your financial literacy.

How PHHP women leaders built a tradition of excellence

In 1958, three women served as the founding leaders of the first three departments in the College of Public Health & Health Professions (PHHP).

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