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Seven faculty members receive promotions for 2020-2021

Seven faculty members at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville have received promotions that took effect Wednesday, July 1. Three assumed the rank of professor and four became 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 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,” said Leon L. Haley Jr., MD, MHSA, dean of the college and CEO of UF Health Jacksonville. “Please help me congratulate these individuals as we look forward to their future achievements.”

Promotion to professor

Promotion to associate professor

Featured Faculty

Philipp R. Aldana, MD

Philipp R. Aldana, MD

Professor
Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery

Arun Gopinath, MBBS (MD)

Arun Gopinath, MBBS (MD)

Associate Professor
Medical Director, Head and Neck Pathology

Sandeep Grover, MD

Sandeep Grover, MD

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

Carmen L. Isache, MD

Carmen L. Isache, MD

Associate Professor
Program Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship

Firas Madbak, MD, FACS, FCCP

Firas Madbak, MD, FACS, FCCP

Associate Professor
Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

Andrew Shannon, MD, MPH, FACEP

Andrew Shannon, MD, MPH, FACEP

Associate Professor
Program Director, Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship