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More than 60 residents, faculty honored in Celebration of Excellence in Medical Education

Published: February 27, 2012 By: Matt Galnor
Neil J. Alviedo, M.D.
Felix Banadera, M.D.
Ramon E. Bautista, M.D., M.B.A.
Guy I. Benrubi, M.D., FACOG
Kelly A. Best, M.D., FACOG
David O. Childers, M.D.
Kimberly Dal Porto, M.D.
Isaac Delke, M.D., FACOG
Petra E. Duran-Gehring, M.D.
Linda R. Edwards, M.D.
Tirbod T. Fattahi, M.D., D.D.S., FACS
Rui P. Fernandes, M.D., D.M.D., FACS, FRCS
Malcolm T. Foster Jr., M.D.
Frank J. Genuardi, M.D., M.P.H.
Michael J. Haas, Ph.D.
Jeffrey G. House, D.O.
Andrew M. Kaunitz, M.D., FACOG
Nizar F. Maraqa, M.D.
Wyatt McNeill, M.D., FACOG
Alan B. Miller, M.D.
Arshag D. Mooradian, M.D.
Thomas K. Morrissey, M.D., Ph.D.
Dat C. Pham, M.D.
Michael T. Pulley, M.D., Ph.D.
Nikki J. Rowan, M.D.
Michael L. Sands, M.D., M.P.H. and T.M., FIDSA
Brent E. Seibel, M.D., FACOG
Scott L. Silliman, M.D.
Karl Smith, M.D., FACOG
Barry Steinberg, M.D., Ph.D., D.D.S., FACS
Joseph J. Tepas III, M.D., FACS
Asad Tolaymat, M.D.
Stephen S. Topp, M.D.
Gregory C. Wynn, M.D.

Retired dean Robert C. Nuss, M.D., was honored with the Society of Teaching Scholars Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th Annual University of Florida Celebration of Excellence in Medical Education in Gainesville.

Nuss retired earlier this year after nearly 40 years on campus, the last 10 as dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville and associate vice president for health affairs for UF.

Ten residents on the Jacksonville campus were awarded Outstanding Resident Teacher awards, and more than 50 Jacksonville faculty earned Exemplary Teacher awards.

In addition, Frank J. Genuardi, M.D., M.P.H., clerkship director, associate dean for student affairs and an associate professor of pediatrics at the UF College of Medicine-Jacksonville, was presented with the inaugural Kenneth Kellner, M.D., Ph.D., Outstanding Clerkship Director Award.

Medical Education Week is sponsored by the Society of Teaching Scholars which mentors junior faculty on teaching improvement and serves in an advisory capacity to the Faculty Development Committee and College of Medicine Education Center.

The following Jacksonville teachers were honored:

Outstanding Resident Teachers

Steven Dalati, M.D., Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Don Davis, Jr., M.D., Department of Ophthalmology

Ronak Jani, M.D., Department of Neurology

Taher Reza Kermanshashi, M.D., Department of Pathology

Cristian Landa, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine

Ngozi Ogbuehi, M.D., Department of Pediatrics

Gaelyn Scuderi, M.D., Department of Radiology

Maryam Bita Tabrizi, M.D., Department of Surgery

Kris Wheeler, M.D., Department of Orthopedic Surgery

D.J. Williams, M.D., Department of Emergency Medicine

Exemplary Teacher Award winners

Irene Alexandraki, M.D., M.P.H., Department of Medicine

Neil J. Alviedo, M.D., Department of Pediatrics

Nader M. Antonios, M.B.Ch.B. (M.D.), M.P.H., and T.M., Department of Neurology

Felix Banadera, M.D., Department of Pediatrics

Ramon D. Bautista, M.D., M.B.A., Department of Neurology

Guy I. Benrubi, M.D., Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Kelly A. Best, M.D., Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Indermeet S. Bhullar, M.D., Department of Surgery

J. B. Burns, Jr., D.O., M.S., Department of Surgery

David O. Childers, M.D., Department of Pediatrics

Harry J. D’Agostino, Jr., M.D., Department of Surgery

Isaac Delke, M.D., Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Petra E. Duran-Gehring, M.D., Department of Emergency Medicine

Linda R. Edwards, M.D., Department of Medicine

Tirbod Fattahi, M.D., D.D.S., Department of Surgery

Rui P. Fernandes, D.M.D., M.D., Department of Surgery

Malcolm T. Foster, Jr., M.D., Department of Medicine

Frank J. Genuardi, M.D., M.P.H., Department of Pediatrics

Ashwani K. Gupta, M.B.B.S. (M.D.), M.P.H., Department of Medicine

Nilmarie Guzman, M.D., Department of Medicine

Michael J. Haas, Ph.D., Department of Medicine

Matthew S. Hale, M.D., Department of Emergency Medicine

Jeffrey G. House, D.O., Department of Medicine

Andrew M. Kaunitz, M.D., Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Nizar F. Maraqa, M.D., Department of Pediatrics

Wyatt McNeill, M.D., Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Alan B. Miller, M.D., Department of Medicine

Arshag D. Mooradian, M.D., Department of Medicine

Thomas K. Morrissey, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Emergency Medicine

Juan C. Munoz, M.D., Department of Medicine

Michael S. Nussbaum, M.D., Department of Surgery

Stephan E. Oosterman, D. O., Department of Community Health and Family Medicine

Dat C. Pham, M.D., Department of Medicine

Brett C. Puckett, M.D., Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation

Michael T. Pulley, M.D., Department of Neurology

Fauzia N. Rana, M.D., Department of Medicine

Ronald M. Rhatigan, M.D., Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Rebekah M. Richmond, M.D., Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Nikki J. Rowan, M.D., Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Michael L. Sands, M.D., M.P.H. and T.M., Department of Medicine

Howard J. Schare, D.M.D., Department of Surgery

Brent E. Seibel, M.D., Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Scott L. Silliman, M.D., Department of Neurology

Leslie V. Simon, D.O., Department of Emergency Medicine

Karl Smith, M.D., Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Nigel W. Sparks, M.D., Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation

Barry Steinberg, M.D., Ph.D., D.D.S., Department of Surgery

Joseph J. Tepas, III, M.D., Department of Surgery

Asad Tolaymat, M.D., Department of Pediatrics

Stephen S. Topp, M.D., Department of Emergency Medicine

Luis G. Vega, D.D.S., Department of Surgery

Gregory C. Wynn, M.D., Department of Radiology

Robert A. Zaiden, Jr., M.D., Department of Medicine

Neil J. Alviedo, M.D.
Felix Banadera, M.D.
Ramon E. Bautista, M.D., M.B.A.
Guy I. Benrubi, M.D., FACOG
Kelly A. Best, M.D., FACOG
David O. Childers, M.D.
Kimberly Dal Porto, M.D.
Isaac Delke, M.D., FACOG
Petra E. Duran-Gehring, M.D.
Linda R. Edwards, M.D.
Tirbod T. Fattahi, M.D., D.D.S., FACS
Rui P. Fernandes, M.D., D.M.D., FACS, FRCS
Malcolm T. Foster Jr., M.D.
Frank J. Genuardi, M.D., M.P.H.
Michael J. Haas, Ph.D.
Jeffrey G. House, D.O.
Andrew M. Kaunitz, M.D., FACOG
Nizar F. Maraqa, M.D.
Wyatt McNeill, M.D., FACOG
Alan B. Miller, M.D.
Arshag D. Mooradian, M.D.
Thomas K. Morrissey, M.D., Ph.D.
Dat C. Pham, M.D.
Michael T. Pulley, M.D., Ph.D.
Nikki J. Rowan, M.D.
Michael L. Sands, M.D., M.P.H. and T.M., FIDSA
Brent E. Seibel, M.D., FACOG
Scott L. Silliman, M.D.
Karl Smith, M.D., FACOG
Barry Steinberg, M.D., Ph.D., D.D.S., FACS
Joseph J. Tepas III, M.D., FACS
Asad Tolaymat, M.D.
Stephen S. Topp, M.D.
Gregory C. Wynn, M.D.

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