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Doug Bennett

Science Writer, Editor

Doug Bennett joined the UF Health staff in January 2015 as a science writer and editor. His topic areas include anatomy; biochemistry and molecular biology; molecular genetics and microbiology; pathology, immunology and lab medicine; and pharmacology. A native of Pittsburgh, he was previously an assistant metro editor at the Tampa Bay Times, Florida’s largest newspaper. Prior to that, he was an editor and reporter at newspapers in Fort Lauderdale, Arizona, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. He was among a team of reporters and editors whose work was a 2006 Pulitzer Prize finalist. He has dual undergraduate degrees in business and English writing from the University of Pittsburgh. He also did master’s degree studies in the journalism program at Kent State University.

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UF Health Shands main hospital building
Two researchers in a lab.
3-D medical background with virus cells on DNA strands
An illustration of how the Crispr-Cas12a protein complex detects R-N-A.
Exterior of University of Florida Health Shands Children's Hospital
Faye Pais, announced the launch of the Myositis Interstitial Lung Disease Center at UF Health during a recent meeting of the Myositis Patient Support Group.
Exterior of University of Florida Health Shands Children's Hospital