Faculty sound bites — Summer 2019
UF College of Medicine faculty in the news
Dr. Sonja Rasmussen on flu risk for pregnant women
“When moms are in the ICU, they often need help breathing, they need a ventilator to breathe for them, and it may be that there is some period of time where they aren’t breathing well enough to get adequate oxygen to the baby.
— Sonja Rasmussen, MD ’90, a professor in the departments of pediatrics and epidemiology, discussing the results of a recent study on flu risk for pregnant women with NPR, Jan. 10.
Dr. Uma Suryadevara on how the aging brain processes humor
“Research shows that humor appreciation does not decrease with age — in fact, it increases.”
— Uma Suryadevara, MD, a UF Health physician who specializes in adult and geriatric psychiatry, discussing how the brain processes humor as people age with AARP The Magazine, Oct. 23.
Dr. Angelina Bernier on her comic book and videos to help educate children with Type 1 diabetes
“It’s like a marathon. They have to do this day in and day out … The whole point is to teach them and empower them to take care of themselves.”
—Angelina Bernier, MD ’02, a pediatric endocrinologist and assistant professor in the department of pediatrics, discussing her comic book and video series designed to help educate children with Type 1 diabetes with The Gainesville Sun, July 18.
This story originally ran in the Summer 2019 issue of the Doctor Gator newsletter.