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Congratulations Dr. Urbine on being promoted to Clinical Associate Professor!

Effective July, 1 2020, Dr. Daniel R. Urbine has been promoted to the rank of Clinical Associate Professor. Important factors in granting this promotion include recognition of the quality and impact of his contributions to the University of Florida, to his profession and to society. Dr. Urbine has been with…

Welcoming Dr. Laubenbacher and the Systems Medicine Lab

Dr. Laubenbacher is joining us from the University of Connecticut. He will be starting a Systems Medicine Laboratory here at the University of Florida. Dr. Laubenbacher is bringing with him a team of highly qualified individuals to collaborate in research. The Laboratory for Systems Medicine strives to improve…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

The University of Florida Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine is at the forefront of COVID-19 patient care being provided at UF Health Shands Hospital. Our Pulmonary & Critical Care physicians are working in collaboration with Hospital leadership to address the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, treat patients in…

2020 Incoming Fellows

We are pleased to introduce our incoming fellows that will be joining us July 2020. Meet our matches! Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Afsana Asharaf John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County; Chicago, IL Jovan Gayle…

Fall 2019 Grant Awardees

Please join us in congratulating Drs. Andrew Bryant and Divya Patel on their recent grant funding announcements. Dr. Andrew Bryant was recently announced as a recipient of an NIH R01 and Pulmonary Hypertension Accelerated Bayer Award. Dr. Divya Patel was recently announced as a CHEST foundation research grant on sarcoidosis.

2019 Exemplary Teacher Awardees

Please join us in congratulating Drs. Ali Ataya, Raju Reddy and Scott Ryals as they were recently named 2019 College of Medicine Exemplary Teachers. This award was established to recognize outstanding performance in teaching. Faculty are selected based on the the excellence of their teaching of medical students, residents and…

FY19 Lung Transplant Annual Review

The UF Lung Transplant program finished FY19 (July 2018 – June 2019) by performing the most lung transplants in UF Health history (73). While the program continues to grow its volume, we continue to demonstrate outstanding quality outcomes. We continue to lead the state of Florida in wait list mortality…

Pulmonary Hypertension Center Accreditation

We are pleased to announce that the University of Florida – Gainesville, FL- has been recently accredited by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) as a PHA Center for Comprehensive Care. Per the PHA association, the purpose of the PHA-Accredited Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC) initiative is to establish a program…

Physician Spotlight – Amir M. Emtiazjoo, MD, MSc

Physician Spotlight – Amir M. Emtiazjoo, MD, MSc Amir M. Emtiazjoo, MD, MSc, is an assistant professor of medicine at UF College of Medicine’s division of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine, and developed his passion for lung transplantation during his fellowship training in pulmonary and Critical Care. “I…