A University of Florida Health physician and expert on Type 1 diabetes has been elected president of the American Diabetes Association.
New Hires/Appointments news at the College of Medicine
The University of Florida College of Medicine welcomed Peter B. Kang, M.D., to its faculty on Nov. 1 as the new chief of pediatric neurology.
Twenty-five faculty members attained a lifetime achievement during Celebrating Distinction, an Oct. 10 event honoring the installation of endowed professors and chairs at the UF Health Science Center.
Jeffrey R. Martens, Ph.D., has been appointed chairman of the department of pharmacology and therapeutics at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
Laurence M. Solberg, M.D., has been appointed chief of the division of geriatric medicine in the UF College of Medicine department of aging and geriatric research.
Duane Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., joins UF as an associate professor for the department of neurosurgery, director of the UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program and co-director of the Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy.
Award will fund postdoctoral fellow’s research into creating safer vaccines for respiratory viruses.
Peter J. Carek, M.D., has been appointed chairman of the department of community health and family medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
Julie A. Johnson, Pharm.D., named dean of the UF College of Pharmacy, becoming the seventh dean and the first woman to hold the appointment in the college’s 90-year history.
Yehia Daaka, Ph.D. has been appointed chair of the department of anatomy and cell biology at the University of Florida College of Medicine.