The day’s festivities were hosted by the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office.
As medical director of the UF Proton Therapy Institute in Jacksonville, Nancy Mendenhall, M.D., not only helps heal cancer patients, but researches innovative cancer treatments.
While Steven J. Hughes, M.D., performs a variety of surgeries daily — and a little more than 100 pancreatic surgeries a year — there is one procedure that is considered his specialty.
The event raised money for the local nonprofit Climb for Cancer Foundation and oncology programs at UF.
Janice Krieger, Ph.D., seeks to make health care messages accessible to all.
A patient scheduled a double mastectomy — but a last-minute second opinion at UF Health Jacksonville helped her avoid the procedure.