University of Florida

University of Florida

University of Florida

Overview
Date Founded

1905

Headquarters

201 Criser Hall,Gainesville, FL 32611

Industries

Internet Software & Services

Company Description

The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university located on a 2,000-acre (8.1 km2) campus in Gainesville, Florida. It is a senior member of the State University System of Florida and traces its historical origins to 1853, and has operated continuously on its present Gainesville campus since September 1906. The University of Florida is ranked 14th overall among all public national universities in the 2014 U.S. News & World Report rankings, and has ranked within the top 100 universities worldwide. The University of Florida was also described as a "Public Ivy" in the book The Public Ivies: America's Flagship Public Universities.

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Executives & Employees
Board of Trustees

Assistant Consulting Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology at Duke University - School of Medicine

Founder at ICI Homes

Former Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at IQVIA, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at The Heavener Company

Partner at King & Spalding LLP

Former Chief Executive Officer at UF Health Jacksonville

Lieutenant Colonel at United States Air Force Medical Corp.

Attorney at Geraghty, Dougherty & Edwards PA

Program Director, Croha at University of Florida - College of Dentistry

Distinguished Alumni
Robert B. Carter is now Co-President & Co-Chief Executive Officer, FedEx Services at FedEx Corporation
John Morgan is now Manager at Penta Capital LLC
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Advisors & Consultants
Senior Advisor

President-University of Florida at Southeastern Conference

Advisor

Associate Vice Chancellor of University Development Operations at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Clients

ViewRay, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture and market magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system. It develops MRIdian to address the key limitations of existing external-beam radiation therapy technologies, and employs MRI-based technology to provide real-time imaging that clearly defines the targeted tumor from the surrounding soft tissue, and other critical organs, both before and during radiation treatment delivery. The company was founded by Dinara Akzhigitova on September 6, 2013 and is headquartered in Oakwood Village, OH.

CONTINUE THE HEALING MINISTRY OF CHRIST BY PROVIDING ACCESSIBLE, QUALITY HEALTHCARE SERVICES AT A REASONABLE COST IN AN ATMOSPHERE THAT FOSTERS RESPECT AND COMPASSION.

Applied Genetic Technologies Corp. engages in the development of gene therapy platform to develop transformational genetic therapies for patients suffering from rare and debilitating diseases. It has clinical trials in the field of ophthalmology, optogenetics, adrenoleukodystrophy, and otology. The company was founded by Richard Jude Samulski, Nicholas Muzyczka, William W. Hauswirth, Terence R. Flotte, and Barry J. Byrne on January 19, 1999 and is headquartered in Alachua, FL.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
Suppliers
Jaggaer, Inc. Pension Funds & Sovereign Wealth | Morrisville, NC

JAGGAER, Inc. provides cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management. It offers spend analysis, savings management, sourcing, supplier management, accounts payable, eProcurement, contract lifecycle management, and inventory management solutions. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Morrisville, NC.

Pro Medicus Ltd. Medical Support Services | Richmond, VI

Pro Medicus Ltd. provides a range of radiology information technology software and services to hospitals, imaging centers and health care groups. It provides services in the form of installation and support. The company offers a range of products including radiology information systems, picture archiving and communication systems. It also offers workflow mapping and optimization, network design and implementation, hardware sourcing, and configuration as well as staff and management training. The company was founded by Sam Aaron Hupert and Anthony Barry Hall in 1983 and is headquartered in Richmond, Australia.

Compumedics Ltd. Hospitals & Patient Services | Abbotsford, VI

Compumedics Ltd. is engaged in the research, development, manufacture and distribution of medical equipment. It offers innovative computer based diagnostic technologies in the areas of sleep, neurology and cardiology. It develops and commercializes technology with a focus on the fast growing sleep medicine and neurology markets. The company was founded by Burton David in 1987 and is headquartered in Abbotsford, Australia.

Awards & Honors
Rank #81
2010
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
Rank #90
2009
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 400
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