Bill Levesque joined the UF Health staff in May 2017 as a science writer covering the Institute on Aging and research of faculty physicians in the College of Medicine. He formerly worked as a reporter at Florida’s largest newspaper, the Tampa Bay Times, for nearly 23 years covering a variety of beats, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, the military, business news, agriculture and courts. Prior to that, he was a reporter at the Lakeland (Fla.) Ledger, the Providence Journal, United Press International and the Fall River (Mass.) Herald News and has won numerous awards for his work. A native Rhode Islander, Bill is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island with a degree in journalism.