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Telehealth Became Essential During COVID-19  From 1995 through 2019, the University of Florida PKT program conducted most activities in-person. During the COVID outbreak, we started incorporating more PKT activities via telehealth. There will always be times when a physical examination or certain procedures require an in-person visit, however, we found that most PKT activities can [...]
Surviving a Pandemic Our lab thrived in 2020 by using a telework strategy. We quickly moved from working and meeting in a physical location on the University of Florida (UF) campus to an online virtual environment to perform assigned duties, projects, and patient clinical visits. While we could pause our animal work, we could not [...]
Using Food as Medicine to Help Floridians with Epilepsy Epilepsy in Florida In 2020, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated 223,900 Floridians have active epilepsy1.  Even with medication, over one-third of people with epilepsy are estimated not to have control over their seizures2.  Additionally, people with epilepsy are more susceptible to poverty, [...]