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Several faculty recognized for longstanding service at UFCOMJ

Nearly 40 faculty physicians at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville recently received Service Pin Awards, which are given annually to those who reach certain milestone for continuous service. Following are this year’s recipients, who have achieved either 10 or 20 years of service at UFCOMJ.  

20 Years
Alan Berger, MD, neurology
Maria Concepcion Prudencio, MD, pediatrics
Lorenzo Corpus, MD, community health and family medicine
Frank Genuardi, MD, MPH, pediatrics
Judella Haddad-Lacle, MD, community health and family medicine
Susan Hoffmann-Kestler, MD, community health and family medicine
Mark Hudak, MD, pediatrics
Madeline Joseph, MD, emergency medicine
John Kilkenny, MD, surgery
Vincent Ober, MD, community health and family medicine
James Price, MD, community health and family medicine
Louis Registre, MD, community health and family medicine
Kamela Scott, PhD, surgery  
Elisa Zenni, MD, pediatrics
Martin Zenni, MD, internal medicine

10 Years
Randell Alexander, MD, PhD, pediatrics
Nader Antonios, MD, MPH and TM, neurology
Kelly Best, MD, FACOG, obstetrics and gynecology
Laura Beverly, MD, pediatrics
Doug Chapman, MD, internal medicine
Joseph Costa, DO, surgery
William Driscoll, DO, pediatrics
Rui Fernandes, MD, DMD, FACS, oral and maxillofacial surgery
Sandeep Grover, MD, ophthalmology
Anthony Harris, MD, orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation
Jeffrey House, DO, internal medicine
Jose Irazuzta, MD, pediatrics
Timea Kecskemeti-Kovacs, MD, community health and family medicine
Raafat MaKary, MD, PhD, pathology and laboratory medicine
Ayesha Mirza, MD, pediatrics
Ashley Norse, MD, emergency medicine
Alfredo Quevedo Vela, MD, anesthesiology
Pramod Reddy, MD, internal medicine
Farah Salman, DDS, MD, oral and maxillofacial surgery
Paul Sievert, MD, internal medicine
Karl Smith, MD, FACOG, obstetrics and gynecology
Edward Urban, MD, neurology
Christopher Williams, MD, surgery

“Congratulations to all faculty who were recognized for their many years of service,” said Daniel R. Wilson, MD, PhD, dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. “Thank you for your superb expertise, exceptional talents and tremendous loyalty to the aims of UF Health.”

Featured Faculty

Randell C. Alexander, MD, PhD

Randell C. Alexander, MD, PhD

Professor
Chief, Division of Child Protection and Forensic Pediatrics; Program Director, Pediatric Child Abuse Fellowship

Kelly A. Best, MD, FACOG

Kelly A. Best, MD, FACOG

Associate Professor
Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs; Program Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency

Lorenzo M. Corpus, MD

Lorenzo M. Corpus, MD

Assistant Professor
Medical Director, UF Health Family Medicine - Normandy

Joseph A. Costa, DO

Joseph A. Costa, DO

Professor
Assistant Dean for Clinical Informatics; Clerkship Director

Rui P. Fernandes, MD, DMD, FACS, FRCS

Rui P. Fernandes, MD, DMD, FACS, FRCS

Professor
Associate Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Chief, Division of Head and Neck Surgery; Program Director, Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and Microvascular Fellowship; Director, UF Center for Reconstructive Surgery; Co-Director, UF Health Skull Base Team

Frank J. Genuardi, MD, MPH

Frank J. Genuardi, MD, MPH

Associate Professor
Associate Dean for Student Affairs; Clerkship Director; Director, UF Health Science Center - Jacksonville Web Services

Sandeep Grover, MD

Sandeep Grover, MD

Professor
Associate Chair, Department of Ophthalmology; Medical Director, Ophthalmology Trauma Service; Clerkship Director

Judella E. Haddad-Lacle, MD

Judella E. Haddad-Lacle, MD

Associate Professor
Medical Director, UF Health Community and Family Medicine - Jacksonville

Susan L. Hoffmann-Kestler, MD

Susan L. Hoffmann-Kestler, MD

Assistant Professor
Medical Director, UF Health Family Medicine - Merrill Road

Jeffrey G. House, DO

Jeffrey G. House, DO

Professor
Associate Chair, Education and Quality Improvement; Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency; Performance Improvement Officer

Mark L. Hudak, MD

Mark L. Hudak, MD

Professor
Chair, Department of Pediatrics; Chief, Division of Neonatology; Associate Medical Director NICU Wolfson Children's Hospital; Associate Dean for Managed Care

Madeline M. Joseph, MD

Madeline M. Joseph, MD

Professor
Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion; Chief, Division of Pediatric Bariatrics

Timea A. Kecskemeti-Kovacs, MD

Timea A. Kecskemeti-Kovacs, MD

Assistant Professor

Raafat F. Makary, MBBS (MD), PhD

Raafat F. Makary, MBBS (MD), PhD

Associate Professor
Medical Director, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology; Medical Director, Autopsy Service; Medical Director, Surgical Pathology

Ayesha Mirza, MD

Ayesha Mirza, MD

Professor
Program Director, Pediatric Residency

Ashley B. Norse, MD

Ashley B. Norse, MD

Associate Professor
Associate Chair, Clinical Operations; Medical Director, Emergency Medicine Clinical Center

Maria Concepcion M. Prudencio, MD

Maria Concepcion M. Prudencio, MD

Assistant Professor

Alfredo J. Quevedo Vela, MD

Alfredo J. Quevedo Vela, MD

Assistant Professor

Pramod K. Reddy, MD

Pramod K. Reddy, MD

Associate Professor
Medical Director, Consultative Services

Paul A. Sievert, MD

Paul A. Sievert, MD

Assistant Professor
Medical Director, UF Southside Digestive & Liver Specialists

Elisa A. Zenni, MD

Elisa A. Zenni, MD

Professor
Associate Dean for Educational Affairs

Martin "M" Zenni, MD

Martin "M" Zenni, MD

Associate Professor
Medical Director, Cardiovascular Off Campus Outreach Program; Medical Director of Nuclear Cardiology