Mini Medical School connects Florida science and health teachers with College of Medicine experts

Program aims to increase statewide interest in health and science careers

By: Cody Hawley, Ph.D.
Koroly Mary Jo Koroly, Ph.D., Director of CPET
Science teachers from across the state listening to a speaker in an auditorium Sciences teachers from across the state attended this year's Mini Medical School to learn about the latest research and technological advancements in cardiology.
“By going to this program at UF, I get to pay forward all the knowledge they give to me, and my students are going to pay forward what I give them.”
Jennifer Carroll
Sarasota High School science teacher
Jennifer Carroll (center) receiving the Sarasota High School Teacher of the Year Award, surrounded by her administrators Jennifer Carroll (center) receiving the Sarasota High School Teacher of the Year Award, surrounded by her administrators.