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Shigeharu Tsuda, Ph.D., joins faculty Shigeharu Tsuda, Ph.D., joins faculty

Jul 3rd, 2024

Shigeharu Tsuda, Ph.D., transitioned from a postdoctoral associate to assistant scientist in the Division of Research last month. Tsuda earned his M.S. in kinesiology from Indiana University. He also earned an M.S. in animal sciences and a Ph.D. in veterinary medicine, both here at the University of Florida. He joined us as a postdoctoral associate…

Rene Przkora, M.D., Ph.D., named at-large GMEC member

Jul 1st, 2024

Rene Przkora, M.D., Ph.D., professor of anesthesiology and director of our multidisciplinary pain medicine fellowship, has been appointed as an at-large member of Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC). The GMEC is responsible for the oversight and administration of each of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-accredited programs, which includes ensuring compliance with ACGME…

Casey Miller, MSN, APRN, joins UF Health Pain Medicine – Halifax Health Casey Miller, MSN, APRN, joins UF Health Pain Medicine – Halifax Health

Jun 10th, 2024

The Department of Anesthesiology is pleased to welcome Casey Miller, MSN, APRN, to UF Health Pain Medicine – Halifax Health. Miller will be joining Mark Bender, M.D., as a nurse practitioner. Miller received his nursing degree from Santa Fe College, and is a recent graduate from the University of Phoenix, where he received his MSN/FNP.…

February Faculty Educator of the Month February Faculty Educator of the Month

Mar 25th, 2024

Congratulations to Karisa Walker, M.D., M.Ed., associate professor of anesthesiology and associate program director of education assessments, who was chosen by our residents as the February Faculty Educator of the Month! Read on for some excerpts from her nominations. “Dr. Walker has an extensive background in educational theory, particularly for residents, and this shows daily…

Rene Przkora, M.D., Ph.D., appointed to the Communications and Website Committee for the AUA

Mar 21st, 2024

Rene Przkora, M.D., Ph.D., professor of anesthesiology and director of our multidisciplinary pain medicine fellowship, has been appointed to the Communications and Website Committee for the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA). Przkora was chosen for his leadership attributes and dedication to academic anesthesiology. The Communications and Website Committee for the AUA is responsible for ensuring…


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