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Wellness Warrior – July 2021

Sharon Milton-Simmons Department: College of Nursing Years of Service: 37 years at UF What are some of your favorite hobbies? Cycling and daily gym work-outs How do you live a healthy lifestyle? I work out at the gym 5 days a week (occasionally twice a day) and 3-4 days of cycling also occasionally I jog […]

Wellness Warrior – June 2021

Diane Gagnon Department: Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs Years of Service: 6 years of service to the University of Florida. What are some of your favorite hobbies? I love being outdoors – hiking in the mountains, hanging at the beach, hunting in the woods. I also enjoy reading, travel […]

2021 Men’s Health Month Fitness Challenge

Celebrated in June, Men’s Health Month brings awareness to health issues faced by men. To promote this initiative, we have created the Men’s Health Month Fitness Challenge! Regular physical activity can be an effective and simple way to improve health outcomes. This is a self-paced challenge that can easily be added to your daily routines […]

Wellness Warrior – March 2021

Name: Maria Claudina Williams Department: Orthopedics Sports Medicine Years of Service: With Orthopedics since Aug. 2020 (11 years total) What are some of your favorite hobbies? Zumba, Going to the park with the family, Going to the beach, Dancing. How do you live a healthy lifestyle? I try to eat a lot of fruits and […]

Wellness Warrior – February 2021

Name: Sabrina DeBose Department: UF Health Cancer Center Years of Service: 3 What are some of your favorite hobbies? I enjoy DIY projects. How do you live a healthy lifestyle? I live a healthy lifestyle by maintaining a healthy, balanced diet and being in constant motion. What inspires you to make healthier choices and live […]

Wellness Warrior – January 2021

Name: Kathy Chambers Department: Vice President for Student Affairs Office Years of Service: 15 What are some of your favorite hobbies? I love to travel, hike, and be outdoors. I love to run because you never know where it is going to take you and what beautiful things you might see. All you have to […]

Wellness Warrior – November 2020

Name: Cindy King Department: Office of the University Registrar Years of Service: 1988 – Present What are some of your favorite hobbies? Working out and watching/attending sporting events. How do you live a healthy lifestyle? By working out regularly and focusing on portion control when eating. What inspires you to make healthier choices and live […]

Wellness Warriors – October 2020

Name: Mark Leyngold Department: Surgery Years of Service: 6 What are some of your favorite hobbies? Weight training, fitness, outdoors, hiking How do you live a healthy lifestyle? I try to have work/life balance by enjoying my time with friends and family, exercising regularly, and eating a healthy, well-balanced diet. What inspires you to make […]

Wellness Warriors – September 2020

Name:  Daneen Johnson Department: Career Connections Center Years of Service: 2 What are some of your favorite hobbies? kayaking, crafting, napping, playing my bass guitar, walking/reading on the beach, laughing, watching movies, and eating with family and friends   How do you live a healthy lifestyle? My healthy lifestyle has revolved around my interest in gastronomy and love […]

Farmers Markets

Gainesville and the surrounding areas host a number of Farmers Markets. Below is a list of the markets that our staff members have identified. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list; if you have any suggestions email hrs-wellness@ufl.edu. For an idea of what’s going to be in season and for sale at the […]