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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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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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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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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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Cutting-Edge Research Using a Multidisciplinary Approach

May 12

When the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute announced in 2006 that they would be adding East Coast operations in Lake Nona, those in the medical industry began to turn their heads toward Central Florida, taking note of the region that would become a new hub of clinical research and development. Announcements about the location of the […]

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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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Wellness Pioneer Delos to Create Healthy Environments at Lake Nona

Feb 27

Today, Lake Nona announced a new collaboration with Delos, the pioneer of Wellness Real Estate, to bring wellness building and design initiatives to the 7,000-acre Lake Nona community to further enhance healthy living. The first-of-its-kind agreement will bring multiple innovative programs and health-focused construction and design practices onsite across both residential and commercial projects. Lake […]

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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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