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New Hires/Appointments news at the College of Medicine

Four COM faculty become inaugural CTSI Mentor Academy members

By • Jul 17th, 2014 • Category: Anesthesiology, Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Faculty Recognition, Health Outcomes and Policy, Medicine, Neurology, Neuroscience, New Hires/Appointments, Psychiatry

UF College of Medicine faculty members completed the 2013-2014 Master Mentor Program and became some of the first members of the Clinical and Transitional Science Institute Mentor Academy.

UF Health diabetes expert elected president of the American Diabetes Association

By • Dec 4th, 2013 • Category: Faculty Recognition, New Hires/Appointments, Pediatrics

A University of Florida Health physician and expert on Type 1 diabetes has been elected president of the American Diabetes Association.

University of Florida College of Medicine welcomes new pediatric neurology chief

By • Nov 13th, 2013 • Category: New Hires/Appointments, Pediatrics

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.

Celebrating Distinction honors faculty for “great work”

By • Oct 21st, 2013 • Category: Faculty Recognition, New Hires/Appointments

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.

UF alum will focus on research, recruitment as new chair of pharmacology and therapeutics

By • Sep 10th, 2013 • Category: New Hires/Appointments, Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Jeffrey R. Martens, Ph.D., has been appointed chairman of the department of pharmacology and therapeutics at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

New chief of geriatric medicine spearheads initiatives to improve care of older patients

By • Sep 5th, 2013 • Category: Aging and Geriatric Research, New Hires/Appointments

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.

Brain tumor researcher brings ‘world-class expertise’ to UF

By • Sep 3rd, 2013 • Category: Faculty Recognition, Neurosurgery, New Hires/Appointments

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 to fund UF researcher’s work in vaccine safety

By • Aug 7th, 2013 • Category: Faculty Recognition, New Hires/Appointments, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine

Award will fund postdoctoral fellow’s research into creating safer vaccines for respiratory viruses.

New chair of Community Health and Family Medicine is national leader in field

By • Aug 2nd, 2013 • Category: Community Health & Family Medicine, Faculty Recognition, New Hires/Appointments

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 Johnson appointed dean of UF College of Pharmacy

By • Jul 12th, 2013 • Category: New Hires/Appointments

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.