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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An Interview with UCF College of Medicine’s Judith Simms-Cedan, MD

Jul 15

We all know the key to living a healthy life includes eating well, exercising often, and getting a good night’s rest, among other things. But when it comes to treating illnesses, from an annoyingly persistent case of the common cold to a chronic condition such as diabetes, there isn’t one magic solution. Dr. Judith Simms-Cedan, […]

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Dedication to Our Heroes

Jul 8

Time honoring our community’s valued veterans continued beyond Memorial Day this year in Lake Nona. Tuesday, May 26th marked the official dedication ceremony of the new Orlando VA Medical Center, the largest medical building in Lake Nona Medical City. This groundbreaking facility brings 134 inpatient beds, a 120-bed Community Living Center, and a 60-bed Residential […]

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Russell Greenfield Joins Lake Nona Institute as Senior Medical Advisor

Jul 2

It is with great pleasure that we introduce the newest member of the Lake Nona Institute team. As the Lake Nona Institute’s Senior Medical Advisor, Russell Greenfield, M.D., will collaborate on a wide range of health and wellness strategies, including the Lake Nona Life Project and the Intelligent Home initiative. Dr. Greenfield will also serve as a […]

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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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A Look Back: The 2015 Lake Nona Impact Forum

Feb 27

After 3 days, 29 speeches and panels and hundreds of discussions, the 2015 Lake Nona Impact Forum drew to a close Friday afternoon. And from the spirited conversations that continued while many of the 250 nationally-recognized presenters, panelists, thought-leaders and attendees headed homeward, the Forum clearly achieved its goal of exploring ways to unlock innovation […]

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IQ Orlando Partnership Announced at 2015 Lake Nona Impact Forum

Feb 27

Central Florida has long been recognized as a top destination for entertainment and hospitality, but the region offers much more. It’s also a burgeoning global center for health care and life sciences. Four pillars of the Central Florida business community are pleased to announce the launch of IQ Orlando, an innovation-focused business partnership concentrated on […]

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