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Eleven UFCOMJ faculty members receive promotions

Eleven faculty members of the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville have received promotions that took effect Wednesday, July 1.

The promotion-and-tenure process is a rigorous review of the faculty members' clinical accomplishments; scholarship of teaching and learning; research; and service to the university, society and the profession.

Dominick J. Angiolillo, MD, PhD, FACC, was promoted from associate professor to professor. He serves in the division of cardiology within the department of medicine.

The following faculty were promoted to clinical professor:

The following faculty were promoted to clinical associate professor:

“The promotions recognize their valuable contributions to the University of Florida, the College of Medicine – Jacksonville, the state of Florida and the nation,” said Daniel R. Wilson, MD, PhD, dean of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville. “Please help me congratulate these individuals as we look forward to their future achievements in higher education.”

Featured Faculty

Dominick J. Angiolillo, MD, PhD, FACC

Dominick J. Angiolillo, MD, PhD, FACC

Professor
Medical Director, Cardiovascular Research Program; Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program; Associate Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

Joe M. Chehade, MD

Joe M. Chehade, MD

Professor
Medical Director, Thyroid Ultrasound and Biopsy Section

Petra E. Duran-Gehring, MD

Petra E. Duran-Gehring, MD

Associate Professor
Medical Director, Emergency Medicine Ultrasound

Kelly R. Gray-Eurom, MD, MMM, FACEP

Kelly R. Gray-Eurom, MD, MMM, FACEP

Professor
Chief Quality Officer, UF Health Jacksonville; Assistant Dean for Quality and Safety; Associate Chair and Director, Clinical and Business Operations, Department of Emergency Medicine

Gurjit S. Kaeley, MD

Gurjit S. Kaeley, MD

Professor
Chief, Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology; Medical Director, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Program; Program Director, Rheumatology Fellowship

Andrew J. Kerwin, MD, FACS

Andrew J. Kerwin, MD, FACS

Professor
Associate Chair, Department of Surgery; Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery

Nizar F. Maraqa, MD

Nizar F. Maraqa, MD

Associate Professor
Medical Director, UF Cares; Program Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship; Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency

Carlos Palacio, MD, MPH

Carlos Palacio, MD, MPH

Professor
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

Fern J. Webb, PhD

Fern J. Webb, PhD

Associate Professor
Director of Research, Department of Community Health and Family Medicine