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Eight UFCOMJ faculty promoted for academic year 2016-17

Eight members of the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty have been promoted, effective July 1, 2016. 

The promotion 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. The promotions recognize their valuable contributions to the University of Florida, the College of Medicine – Jacksonville, the state of Florida and the nation.

Promotion to Clinical Professor

Leighton R. James, M.D.
Department of Medicine
Specialty: Nephrology

Daniel A. Siragusa, M.D.
Department of Radiology
Specialties: Diagnostic Radiology; Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Promotion to Clinical Associate Professor

David O. Childers, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics
Specialties: Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Elizabeth L. DeVos, M.D., M.P.H.
Department of Emergency Medicine
Specialty: Emergency Medicine

Mohammad Ilyas, M.B.B.S. (M.D.)
Department of Pediatrics
Specialty: Pediatric Nephrology

Lisa M. Jones, M.D.
Department of Medicine
Specialty: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Kelly C. Komatz, M.D., M.P.H.
Department of Pediatrics
Specialty: Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Christopher B. Scuderi, D.O.
Department of Community Health and Family Medicine
Specialty: Family Medicine

Featured Faculty

David O. Childers, MD

David O. Childers, MD

Associate Professor
Chief, Division of Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics; Chief, Division of General Academic Pediatrics; Medical Director, Early Steps Program

Elizabeth L. DeVos, MD, MPH

Elizabeth L. DeVos, MD, MPH

Associate Professor
Medical Director, International Emergency Medicine Education; Program Director, COM International Medical Education Programs

Mohammad Ilyas, MBBS (MD)

Mohammad Ilyas, MBBS (MD)

Associate Professor

Lisa M. Jones, MD

Lisa M. Jones, MD

Associate Professor
Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine; Medical Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit; Associate Program Director, Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship

Kelly C. Komatz, MD, MPH, F.A.A.P., F.A.A.H.P.M.

Kelly C. Komatz, MD, MPH, F.A.A.P., F.A.A.H.P.M.

Associate Professor
Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Christopher B. Scuderi, DO

Christopher B. Scuderi, DO

Associate Professor
Associate Chair, Department of Community Health and Family Medicine; Medical Director, UF Health Family Medicine and Pediatrics - New Berlin

Daniel A. Siragusa, MD

Daniel A. Siragusa, MD

Professor
Chief, Division of Vascular & Interventional Radiology; Program Director, Vascular & Interventional Radiology Fellowship; Program Director, Interventional Radiology - Integrated & Independent Residency; UF Health Jax Patient Safety Medical Review Officer