Posted in

Uncategorized

Resource Center Closures: May ’22

The Criser Cancer Resource Center will be closed Friday, May 20th, and Monday, May 30th. Arts in Medicine services will also be paused Monday, May 30th in recognition of Memorial Day. Arts in Medicine wishes you a safe and creative Memorial Day weekend.

AIM Announces New Director

We are thrilled to announce that Jenny Baxley Lee, MA, BC-DMT, has been named Director of UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine. Jenny brings with her over 20 years of experience in arts in health and dance/movement therapy. Eleven of those years have been spent in foundational and leadership roles…

Program Update: Dance for Life and Dance for MS new dates and times

The dates and times for two community dance programs have changed! These changes go into effect May 11th, 2022. Dance for Life Day/Time: Wednesdays 2:45pm-3:45pm Location: Hybrid options now available! – Participants have the option to attend class at the Senior Recreation Center (5701 NW 34th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32653)…

Program Update: Meditation and Qigong class cancellations

The virtual wellness classes ‘Meditation for Beginners’ and ‘Midday Stretch and Renew’ are cancelled for April 25th and April 26th. The two classes will reconvene May 2nd and 3rd. Questions regarding classes or registration? Email wellness educator Nancy Lasseter at lasnan@shands.ufl.edu…

352Creates “Festival of Creativity” Weekend

Friday, March 25th – Community Concert at Cypress & Grove Brewing Co. Saturday, March 26th – Art & Craft Fair at Curia on the Drag The Festival of Creativity weekend is happening March 25th and 26th, hosted by our friends at 352Creates! Enjoy…

CCRC Closure

The CCRC will be closed Monday, January 17th in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Arts in Medicine services will also be paused. Photo by Leeann Cline on Upsplash…

AIM is Hiring: Director, Arts in Medicine

Updated 01/21/2022 Open a new chapter of inspired care as our Director of Arts in Medicine program at UF Health Shands Hospital, Florida’s leading health care center, located in Gainesville, Florida.This highly visible Director position will allow you to implement your vision and plan to bring the beneficial…

Arts in Medicine Director Tina Mullen Retires After 31 Years of Service

It is with mixed emotions that we announce the retirement of Tina Mullen from her position as director of UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine, effective December 24. During Tina’s 31 years With Arts in Medicine she has been part of a constellation of passionate people that built…

Marshal’s pARTy

Seven years ago I found myself in a Shands hospital room struggling to wrap my head and heart around the words, “Your son has cancer.”   The struggle had begun just days before our hospital arrival. As I stood in the driveway, I took a call from our pediatrician. The x-ray of what had…