Alumni Portraits Category Subscribe to RSS Feed

Brian Taschner in mountains

Healthy heart, healthy life

Published: Feb 7th, 2019

Cardiologist Brian Taschner, M.D. ’98, shares his passion for preventing cardiovascular disease through improving diet and lifestyle.

Dr. Maude Brown Lofton and classmates at the Office of Diversity and Heath Equity Emerald Ball

The accidental trailblazer

Published: Jan 27th, 2019

As the country — and UF — confronted racism, Dr. Maude Brown Lofton found herself taking a chance on a school and a profession that had once been largely closed to her.

SANA’s team in Akkar, Lebanon, in 2012. From left to right: Mariam Sabha, Maria Kuran, Reem Abu-Rustum, Rita Maroun and Katia Fajloun

An ultimate privilege

Published: Jan 17th, 2019

Reem Abu-Rustum, M.D. ’93, uses her experience caring for underserved women to educate the next generation.

Dr. Ryan Nall

An enthusiasm for teaching

Published: Dec 12th, 2018

UF College of Medicine assistant professor Ryan Nall, M.D. ’09, shares the journey that brought him back full circle to his alma mater.

Jo-Anne Stenger

A beehive in the boys’ club

Published: Nov 30th, 2018

Meet Dr. Jo-Anne Stenger, a 1974 UF College of Medicine graduate and trailblazer for women in surgery.

Dr. Michael Zinner

‘Mise En Place’

Published: Nov 29th, 2018

Michael J. Zinner, M.D. ’71, reflects on his career, medical school memories and his hometown of Miami.

V. Suzanne Klimberg

The right tools to succeed

Published: Oct 17th, 2018

Pioneer in breast cancer treatment V. Suzanne Klimberg, M.D. ’84, Ph.D., recalls her medical school mentors.

Dr. Lynn Wecker

‘A Wonderful Life’

Published: Sep 21st, 2018

On the cusp of retirement, Lynn Wecker, Ph.D. ’72, reflects on her career and life in pharmacology and academia.

Angelina Bernier

Thinking visually

Published: Aug 28th, 2018

UF Health pediatric endocrinologist Angelina Bernier, M.D. ’02, works creatively to educate and empower young patients with Type 1 diabetes.

Dr. Ali Haas with yellow Ferrari

Rising to each challenge

Published: Jul 2nd, 2018

For reconstructive surgeon Ali Haas, M.D. ’84, the more difficult the task, the better.