University of Florida Health Science Center

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J. Hillis Miller
Health Science Center
University of Florida Vertical Signature.svg
TypePublic Academic Health Center
Established1956
Parent institution
University of Florida
EndowmentIncrease$1.73 billion (2018)[1]
DeanDr. David Nelson
Students7,010[2]
Location, ,
Websiteufhealth.org
J. Hillis Miller the fourth president of the University of Florida.

The University of Florida Health Science Center (HSC), also known as the J. Hillis Miller Health Science Center, is the medical division of the University of Florida.

Its primary campuses are located on the university's main campus in Gainesville, Florida and at UF Health at Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida. The Health Science Center comprises six colleges: Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, and Veterinary Medicine. The Gainesville campus is the only academic health center in the United States with six health-related colleges located on a single, contiguous campus.[3]

In 2018 the Health Science Center generated over $410 Million in total research awards, and also collected over $22 Million in licensing and royalties[4] The HSC is affiliated with UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville and UF Health Jacksonville.

As of 2019 the Health Science Center enrolls 7,010 students within the six HSC academic colleges.[5] In addition the HSC employs over 2,400 Faculty Members, over 24,000 staff members, and over 1,200 fellows and residents.[6]

History[edit]

The facility was named after the fourth president of the University of Florida, J. Hillis Miller, Sr., who served from 1947 to 1953. Miller spearheaded the effort to fund and build the university's College of Medicine and its teaching hospital, which were incorporated into the Health Science Center.

Divisions[edit]

Health Science Center Gainesville[edit]

Located at UF's main campus, the center encompasses six health colleges, six research institutes, two specialty hospitals and a teaching hospital. UF Health Cancer Center, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Genetics Institute, Institute on Aging and McKnight Brain Institute.

HSC Colleges (Gainesville)
College of Dentistry
College of Public Health and Health Professions
College of Medicine
College of Nursing
College of Pharmacy
College of Veterinary Medicine

Health Science Center Jacksonville[edit]

Jacksonville is home to a large regional campus of UF Health, including three colleges, the UF Proton Therapy Institute, and the UF Health Jacksonville hospital.

HSC Colleges (Jacksonville)
College of Medicine
College of Nursing
College of Pharmacy

Facility Images[edit]

Accreditation[edit]

The Health Science Center is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master and doctoral degrees. Each of the professional colleges or programs is accredited by the appropriate agency for the profession or program.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ As of June 30, 2018. "Annual Performance Report". University of Florida Foundation. 2018. Archived from the original on January 17, 2019.
  2. ^ Facts about the Health Science Center
  3. ^ About the Health Science Center
  4. ^ Stats about the Health Science Center
  5. ^ About HSC Student Stats for 2019
  6. ^ About HSC employees

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