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Eleven faculty members receive promotions for 2017-18 academic year

Eleven faculty members at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville have received promotions that take effect July 1.

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. These advancements recognize their valuable contributions to the University of Florida, UF COMJ, the state of Florida and the nation.

Promotion to professor (tenured)

Promotion to clinical professor 

  • Rui P. Fernandes, MD, DMD
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Specialty: head and neck microvascular surgery; head and neck surgical oncology; oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Jerry P. Matteo, MD
    Department of Radiology
    Specialty: diagnostic radiology; vascular and interventional radiology
  • Joseph R. Shiber, MD
    Department of Emergency Medicine
    Specialty: critical care medicine; emergency medicine; surgical critical care

Promotion to clinical associate professor  

Featured Faculty

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

Reetu Grewal, MD

Reetu Grewal, MD

Associate Professor
Medical Director, UF Health Family Medicine and Pediatrics - Baymeadows; Clerkship Director

Faheem W. Guirgis, MD, FACEP

Faheem W. Guirgis, MD, FACEP

Associate Professor
Program Director, Emergency Medicine and Acute Care Research Fellowship; Director, Center for Research Training

Jerry P. Matteo, MD

Jerry P. Matteo, MD

Professor
Clerkship Director

Vandana K. Seeram, MBBS (MD)

Vandana K. Seeram, MBBS (MD)

Associate Professor
Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Lab; Medical Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Regional Clinical Program; Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship

Joseph R. Shiber, MD

Joseph R. Shiber, MD

Professor
Co-Medical Director, Intensive Care Unit at UF Health North

David J. Skarupa, MD, FACS

David J. Skarupa, MD, FACS

Associate Professor
Associate Chief Medical Officer, UF Health Jacksonville

Barry Steinberg, MD, PhD, DDS, FACS

Barry Steinberg, MD, PhD, DDS, FACS

Professor - University Term Professor
Medical Director, Pediatric Maxillofacial & Craniofacial Surgery; Program Director, Pediatric Craniofacial Fellowship