PARADIGM Mentors

Pharmacogenomics

Julie A Johnson

Julie A Johnson Pharm.D.

Dean & Distinguished Professor
Department: Dean's Office
Phone: (352) 273-6309
Stephen Kimmel

Stephen Kimmel

Dean’s Professor and Chair
Department: Department of Epidemiology
Phone: (352) 273-5468
Larisa H Cavallari

Larisa H Cavallari Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP

Professor And Debbie DeSantis Term Professor
Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Phone: (352) 273-8245
Danxin Wang

Danxin Wang M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Phone: (352) 273-7673
Jatinder Lamba

Jatinder Lamba Ph.D., M.Sc.

Professor, Graduate Coordinator And The Frank A. Duckworth Eminent Scholar Chair
Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Phone: (352) 273-6425
Yan Gong

Yan Gong Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Phone: (352) 273-6297
Caitrin W McDonough

Caitrin W McDonough Ph.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor
Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Phone: (352) 273-6435
Julio D Duarte

Julio D Duarte Pharm.D., Ph.D., FAHA

Associate Professor
Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Phone: (352) 273-8132
Awewura Kwara

Awewura Kwara MD, MB, ChB, MPH, TM

Professor Of Medicine, VA Section Chief
Department: MD-INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Phone: (352) 294-5481
Brian L Hoh

Brian L Hoh MD, MBA, FACS, FAHA, FAANS

Chair; Lillian S. Wells Department Of Neurosurgery James And Brigitte Marino Family Professor
Department: MD-NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY
Phone: (352) 273-9000
John S Markowitz

John S Markowitz Pharm.D., BCPP

Professor
Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Phone: (352) 273-6262
Dominick J Angiolillo

Dominick J Angiolillo M.D., Ph.D., FACC

Professor; Chief, Division Of Cardiology; Medical Director, UF Health Cardiovascular Center – Jacksonville; Medical Director, Cardiovascular Research Program; Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Department: Medicine – Jacksonville
Phone: (904) 244-2655

Cancer Genomics

John R Wingard

John R Wingard M.D.

Price Eminent Scholar, Deputy Director Of UF Health Cancer Center & Director Of Bone Marrow Transplant Program
Department: MD-HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY
Phone: (352) 273-7832
Thomas J George

Thomas J George M.D., F.A.C.P.

Professor
Department: MD-HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY
Phone: (352) 273-7832
Jonathan D Licht

Jonathan D Licht MD

Director, The University Of Florida Health Cancer Center; The Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Foundation And David B. And Leighan R. Rinker Chair
Department: MD-HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY-ONCOL
Phone: (352) 273-8143
Diana Wilkie

Diana Wilkie PhD, RN, FAAN

Professor
Department: Biobehavioral Nursing Science
Phone: (352) 273-6401
Duane A Mitchell

Duane A Mitchell M.D., Ph.D.

Director – UF Clinical And Translational Science Institute; Assistant Vice President For Research – University Of Florida; Associate Dean – UF College Of Medicine
Department: MD-NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY
Phone: (352) 273-8700
Dejana Braithwaite, PhD, MSc

Dejana Braithwaite, PhD, MSc

Associate Director for Cancer Population Sciences , UF Health Cancer Center
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-BMSE
Phone: (352) 294-5822
Luisel Ricks-Santi

Luisel Ricks-Santi Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Phone: (352) 273-5412
Ali Zarrinpar

Ali Zarrinpar MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Department: MD-SURGERY-GEN-TRANSPLANT
Phone: (352) 265-0606
Elias Sayour

Elias Sayour MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department: MD-NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY
Phone: (352) 273-9000
Olga Guryanova

Olga Guryanova MD, Ph.D.

AST PROF
Department: MD-PHARMACOLOGY / THERAPEUTICS
Phone: (352) 294-8590
David D Tran

David D Tran M.D.

Chief And Associate Professor
Department: MD-NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY
Phone: (352) 273-9000
Alexander S Parker

Alexander S Parker PhD

Professor; Senior Associate Dean For Research
Department: Dean's Office – Administration

Disease Genetics/Genomics

Barry J Byrne

Barry J Byrne M.D., Ph.D.

Professor And Associate Chair
Department: MD-CHILD HEALTH RES INSTITUTE
Phone: (352) 294-5757
Gilbert R Upchurch

Gilbert R Upchurch MD

Professor And Edward M. Copeland, III And The Ann & Ira Horowitz Department Chair
Department: MD-SURGERY-CHAIRMAN
Phone: (352) 265-0622
Jinying Zhao

Jinying Zhao MD, PhD

Deans Endowed Chair And Professor Director, Center For Genetic Epidemiology And Bioinformatics (GeneBio), Preeminence Faculty
Department: Department of Epidemiology
Phone: (352) 273-5933
Carol Mathews

Carol Mathews M.D.

Psychiatry Interim Chair & Professor
Department: MD-PSYCHIATRY
Phone: (352) 294-4900
Matthew Farrer

Matthew Farrer PhD

Lauren And Lee Fixel Chair, Professor Of Neurology, Director Of Clinical Genomics Program At UF Clinical And Translational Science Institute
Department: MD-NEUROLOGY-MOVEMENT DISORDER
Phone: (352) 273-5611
Christopher Vulpe

Christopher Vulpe MD, PhD

Professor
Department: Department of Physiological Sciences
Phone: (650) 291-5679
Lusine Yaghjyan

Lusine Yaghjyan

Associate Professor
Department: Department of Epidemiology
Phone: (352) 294-5940
Paola Giusti-Rodriguez

Paola Giusti-Rodriguez Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department: MD-PSYCHIATRY
Phone: (352) 294-4925
Angela Starkweather

Angela Starkweather PhD, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Professor & Assistant Dean For Research Development
Department: Biobehavioral Nursing Science
Phone: (352) 273-6323
Laura P W Ranum

Laura P W Ranum

Kitzman Family Professor Of Molecular Genetics And Microbiology; Director Center For NeuroGenetics
Department: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Phone: (352) 294-5209
Email: ranum@ufl.edu

AI/Analytical Core

William Hogan

William Hogan M.D., M.S.

Director Of Biomedical Informatics And Data Science
Department: MD-HOBI-BIOMED INFORMATICS
Phone: (352) 294-4197
Almut G Winterstein

Almut G Winterstein RPh, PhD, FISPE

Distinguished Professor & Chair In POP, Director For CoDES, Director For Consortium For Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes Research
Department: Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy
Phone: (352) 273-6258
Email: almut@ufl.edu
Patrick J Tighe

Patrick J Tighe MD, MS

Associate Dean for AI Application & Implementation; Associate Professor Of Anesthesiology; Donn M. Dennis MD Professorship In Anesthetic Innovation; Co-Director, Perioperative Cognitive Anesthesia Network; Associate Professor Of Orthopaedics And Informati
Department: MD-ANESTHESIOLOGY-GENERAL
Phone: (352) 273-7844
Lauren M McIntyre

Lauren M McIntyre

Professor
Department: Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Phone: (352) 273-8024
Mattia Prosperi

Mattia Prosperi

Professor And College Coordinator Of Artificial Intelligence
Department: Department of Epidemiology
Phone: (352) 273-5860
Feifei Xiao

Feifei Xiao

Associate Professor
Department: PHHP-COM BIOSTATISTICS
Phone: (352) 294-5917
Matthew Gurka

Matthew Gurka Ph.D.

Professor And Associate Chair
Department: MD-PEDS-GENERAL
Phone: (352) 627-9088
Jiang Bian

Jiang Bian Ph.D.

Professor & Chief Data Scientist, UF Health
Department: MD-HOBI-BIOMED INFORMATICS
Phone: (352) 273-8878
Christopher A Harle

Christopher A Harle Ph.D.

Professor And Chief Research Information Officer
Department: MD-HOBI-GENERAL
Phone: (352) 294-5797