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Nipa R. Shah, M.D.
Chair

Welcome to the site for the University of Florida Department of Community Health and Family Medicine located in Jacksonville, Fla. The department provides health care services at multiple primary care locations located throughout Greater Jacksonville, Yulee and Callahan.

This site is designed to provide a comprehensive view of our department, including information on our faculty and how to contact us with any additional questions. Thank you for your interest in our department and we hope you find our site interesting and informative.

Nipa R. Shah, M.D.
Chair, Department of Community Health and Family Medicine

News & Announcements

Saving a lifesaver

3/10/2015

Dr. Joseph Tepas’ life changed the day he walked into Katie Caples’ hospital room. The 17-year-old looked like the pediatr... [full story]

Women’s hearts really are more sensitive

3/9/2015

It sounds like a stereotype when someone says women’s hearts are more sensitive than men’s, but science is proving it&rsquo... [full story]

Getting to know our nurses: Tara Balsamo

3/4/2015

Name: Tara Balsamo, MSN, RN, CCRN, TraumaOne UF Health: When did you realize you wanted to become a nurse and why? Balsamo: In... [full story]

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