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Nine faculty members receive promotions for 2017-18

Nine members of the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty have received promotions that take effect July 1. Six will assume the rank of professor and three will become associate professors.

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 their profession.

“The promotions recognize their valuable contributions to the University of Florida, the College of Medicine – Jacksonville, the state of Florida and the nation,” said Leon L. Haley Jr., MD, MHSA, dean of the college. “Please help me congratulate these individuals as we look forward to their future achievements.”

Promotion to professor

Promotion to associate professor

Featured Faculty

Carol Ann B. Diachun, MD, MSEd

Carol Ann B. Diachun, MD, MSEd

Professor
Associate Chair, Education; Program Director, Anesthesiology Residency

Tirbod T. Fattahi, MD, DDS, FACS

Tirbod T. Fattahi, MD, DDS, FACS

Professor
Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Associate Program Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency

Jeffrey G. House, DO

Jeffrey G. House, DO

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

Mariam Louis, MD

Mariam Louis, MD

Associate Professor
Co-Medical Director, Sleep Lab

Nipa R. Shah, MD

Nipa R. Shah, MD

Professor
Chair, Department of Community Health and Family Medicine

Kent R. Wehmeier, MD

Kent R. Wehmeier, MD

Professor
Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Associate Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship

Todd W. Wylie, MD

Todd W. Wylie, MD

Associate Professor
Medical Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Program Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship