MAIN MENU
QUICK LINKS
CONNECT WITH US

Button
Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates, visitor restrictions and resources →

Sixteen faculty members receive promotions for 2021-2022

Published: June 23, 2021
Ahmad Alkhasawneh, M.B.B.S. (M.D.)
Ziad T. Awad, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Lori A. Bilello, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.H.S.
Brian G. Celso, Ph.D.
Zachary B. Deutch, M.D.
Peter J. Fiester, M.D.
Charles J. Haddad, M.D.
Judella E. Haddad-Lacle, M.D.
Patrick E. Natter, M.D.
Salam O. Salman, M.D., D.D.S., FACS
Saurin J. Shah, M.D.
Sophia S. Sheikh, M.D.
Gladys P. Velarde, M.D., FACC, FAHA
Paul L. Wasserman, D.O., MHCM
Brian Yorkgitis, D.O.

Sixteen faculty members of the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville have been promoted, effective Thursday, July 1, 2021.

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.

Promotion to professor

Ziad Awad, MD, department of surgery

Charles Haddad, MD, department of community health and family medicine

Judella Haddad-Lacle, MD, department of community health and family medicine

Gladys Velarde, MD, department of medicine

Promotion to associate professor

Ahmad Alkhasawneh, MBBS, department of pathology and laboratory medicine

Brian Celso, PhD, department of surgery

Zachary Deutch, MD, department of anesthesiology

Peter Fiester, MD, department of radiology

Patrick Natter, MD, department of radiology

Salam Salman, MD, DDS, department of oral and maxillofacial surgery

Saurin Shah, MD, department of anesthesiology

Sophia Sheikh, MD, department of emergency medicine

Paul Wasserman, DO, department of radiology

Brian Yorkgitis, DO, department of surgery

Lara Zuberi, MBBS, department of medicine

Promotion to research associate professor

Lori Bilello, PhD, department of medicine

 

Ahmad Alkhasawneh, M.B.B.S. (M.D.)
Ziad T. Awad, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Lori A. Bilello, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.H.S.
Brian G. Celso, Ph.D.
Zachary B. Deutch, M.D.
Peter J. Fiester, M.D.
Charles J. Haddad, M.D.
Judella E. Haddad-Lacle, M.D.
Patrick E. Natter, M.D.
Salam O. Salman, M.D., D.D.S., FACS
Saurin J. Shah, M.D.
Sophia S. Sheikh, M.D.
Gladys P. Velarde, M.D., FACC, FAHA
Paul L. Wasserman, D.O., MHCM
Brian Yorkgitis, D.O.

For more information, please contact:
UF Health Media Relations
904-244-3268