UCF and HCA partner to bring 550 new residency slots

Oct 12

Source: Orlando Sentinel, Naseem Miller University of Central Florida College of Medicine is expanding its partnership with a large hospital chain to bring more residency slots to the state. The school’s partnership with Hospital Corporation of America will create more than 550 residency positions over the next five years, in areas including Orlando, Ocala and Gainesville, helping graduate […]

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Orlando an emerging destination for medical tourism

Oct 9

Source: Orlando Sentinel, Naseem Miller Medical Tourism Association has recognized Orlando as the medical tourism Emerging Destination of the Year. “Top-notch healthcare in Orlando remains an important reason why many people — including an ever-present and growing senior population — buy homes, rentals and retirement properties and start businesses in the region,” said Renée-Marie Stephano, president […]

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Nemours to Launch Two of the Largest Pediatric Studies Ever

Sep 18

Source: Nemours.org New Federal Grant Allows Studies on Connection between Asthma and Obesity; Risks from Popular Over-the-Counter Medications. Researchers at Nemours Children’s Health System will leverage 4.5 million patient records to answer medical questions that have challenged families and providers for generations.  The de-identified data is available to Nemours through PEDSnet, a network that pools patient […]

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Decades-long Health Study Launched in Lake Nona

Sep 4

Exercise, eating healthy, getting plenty of sleep– all things that we know contribute to health. But how many of us regularly do them? That’s the question the Lake Nona community is working to answer as part of a major health study it’s kicking off.

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The Gateway to Health

Jul 8

If you haven’t already heard about it, then you’ve probably driven by it. The new Gateway building in Lake Nona has officially opened and is already providing us with more convenient ways to stay well. Florida Hospital and UCF Health have made a new home in Lake Nona at Tavistock Lakes Boulevard and Narcoossee Road, […]

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Nemours Children’s Hospital Commitment To Pediatric Sports Concussions Research

Jun 30

One of the recently recurring topics in national news has been the impact of contact sports on our youngest community members. That’s why Dr. Todd Maugans, Chief of the Division of Neurosurgery at Nemours Children’s Hospital in Lake Nona, announced an organization-wide commitment to child safety in light of the White House Healthy Kids & […]

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Lake Nona Life Project

Apr 1

Kicking off this year, Lake Nona is embarking on a new multi-generational study focused on community health and wellness. Residents and those who work in Lake Nona will have the unique opportunity to participate in this place-based study that will seek to better understand the factors determining our overall wellbeing. The project will assess how a community like Lake […]

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Sanford-Burnham Scientist Wins GSK Drug Discovery Challenge

Feb 19

A joint team of scientists from Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and the Mayo Clinic were selected as a winner of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)’s 2014 Discovery Fast Track Challenge, which is designed to fast track the translation of academic research into new and innovative therapies. Researchers from Sanford-Burnham and Mayo Clinic will work with GSK’s Discovery Partnerships […]

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Making an Impact

Feb 10

The 2015 Lake Nona Impact Forum is quickly approaching with a growing roster of some of the world¹s most distinguished thought leaders who are driving health and wellness solutions. An invitation-only event, the Lake Nona Impact Forum convenes over 200 influencers from business, academia, government and industry who are leading the health care evolution. The […]

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The GuideWell Innovation Center: A Hub for Collaborative Thinking

Feb 7

The GuideWell Innovation Center, the state-of-the-art, commercial life sciences building in Lake Nona Medical City, was created to encourage synergies amongst business, science and technology. Based on the theory of the Medici Effect ­ where ideas, disciplines and institutions intersect to create a chain reaction of extraordinary innovation ­ the GuideWell Innovation Center will foster […]

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