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Bonnie Steiner

Social Media Coordinator

Bonnie Steiner is the social media coordinator in the Communications and Marketing department at UF Health Jacksonville. She is responsible for managing, creating and sharing content on the UF Health Jacksonville social media pages, along with the Health Matters blog. She is also a contributing writer for Open Lines and assists with various internal and external communications and marketing efforts as needed.

Better Hearing and Speech Month: Communication at Work

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, which honors speech-language pathologists for their excellent care for patients with communication, speech and swallowing disorders. This year’s theme is “Communication at Work,” signifying the importance of effective communication in the workplace between…

Make Art at Home: Decorative Clay Bowl

Normally, the Arts in Medicine program at UF Health Jacksonville works on art projects with patients at their bedside to promote stress relief and relaxation while they are admitted. During these uncertain and stressful times, program coordinator Lauren Anter wanted to share…

All in: Bringing Home to the Hospital

Patients at UF Health North appreciate the get well cards made by staff members’ children. America’s “new normal” during the coronavirus pandemic is affecting common practices in and outside the home. Patients in particular are experiencing a routine change, namely those used to having hospital visitors before or after a…

Healthy Eating at Home

As many of us continue to practice social distancing by staying home, it can be tough cooking and eating the same things every day, and easy for us to reach for salty or sugary snacks. Keep in mind that continuing to eat healthy can support your immune system, which is…

Movember – Not Just About the Moustache

November brings with it an influx of cooler weather, winter holidays and moustaches. While some men claim they are just warming up for the winter, many are donning this keratin-based accessory for a more meaningful cause. What is Movember? If one would ask the average person to define Movember, many…

More than Just a Man’s Best Friend

Research shows that pet therapy in hospitals can reduce patient stress, blood pressure and anxiety. This is just one of the many reasons why pet therapy is offered at UF Health Jacksonville and UF Health North. After meeting certain requirements and being trained in workshops with…

Debunking the Myths of Physical Therapy

National Physical Therapy Month is the perfect time to debunk some of the common myths you may have heard. Many people today try to self-diagnose or use word-of-mouth advice from friends or family instead of seeking treatment. Scott Fortney, PT, DPT, outpatient rehab manager at…

Sugar, Salt, Fat, Oh My!

Salty snacks, rich desserts and comfort food may all look and smell appealing, but consuming these in excess can be detrimental to health. Registered dietitian Kayla Fisher presented at the August Prime of Your Life Women’s Health Series event and discussed how sugar, salt and…

Safe driving tips during flash floods

Flash floods can approach rapidly and unexpectedly, especially in tropical climates like ours and during hurricane season. You might not always receive a warning that a flash flood is approaching. Jennifer Silvey, emergency preparedness coordinator at UF Health Jacksonville, offers safe driving tips for driving in…