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Tammy Bleeker Joins the Department Tammy Bleeker Joins the Department

Apr 6th, 2021

Tammy Bleeker, M.Ed., joined us on April 5, 2021, as Assistant Director for Education and Training Programs. In this position, Tammy will oversee the operations of the Education Office. Tammy comes to us from the Department of Pediatrics in the UF College of Medicine, where she has worked for the past eight years. For the…

Happy National Doctors Day! Happy National Doctors Day!

Mar 30th, 2021

The UF Department of Anesthesiology is joining the healthcare community nationwide in honoring the extraordinary physicians who have dedicated their careers to caring for others. National Doctors Day provides an opportunity to thank the physicians who provide the highest quality patient care and to recognize their sacrifices. Doctors work long hours in demanding settings, providing…

Poppy Meehan retires after nearly 31 years with the Department of Anesthesiology Poppy Meehan retires after nearly 31 years with the Department of Anesthesiology

Mar 10th, 2021

After a nearly 31-year career serving our department in numerous capacities ranging from helping to manage the Critical Care Medicine division and their fellows to assisting faculty, Poppy Meehan officially retired at the end of February. Poppy began her career at the University of Florida in 1990 as an assistant to Betty Grundy, MD, the…

Staff honored with UF Superior Accomplishment Awards Staff honored with UF Superior Accomplishment Awards

Feb 24th, 2021

We are excited to announce that two staff members – Kathy Parrish, MBA, and Christina Hendricks, MA – have been awarded 2020–2021 UF Superior Accomplishment Awards for their outstanding contributions to our department and institution during an especially challenging year.  The Superior Accomplishment Awards recognize faculty and staff who have shown efficiency or economy in their work, contributed outstanding…

Dr. Loeb, Professor of Anesthesiology, retires after four years Dr. Loeb, Professor of Anesthesiology, retires after four years

Feb 17th, 2021

This month we are saying farewell to Robert “Butch” Loeb, MD, an exemplary clinician who is retiring after four years with our department. Dr. Loeb joined the Department of Anesthesiology in March 2017 as a Professor of Anesthesiology in the Division of Multispecialty Anesthesiology. He started his academic career at the University of California, Davis,…


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