Summer 2014


UF Medicine on the rise

In early 2013, the University of Florida made a pledge: to better itself. It had good reason — and good ability. UF will begin receiving $15 million per year for five years after Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill that designates UF as preeminent. The goal? To rocket the university up to top 10 status.


Remembering Emanuel Suter

Influential, persuasive, supportive — these are just a few of the words used to describe the late Emanuel “Manny” Suter, founding chair of the UF College of Medicine department of microbiology and the college’s second dean.


Meet Joe Rush

A true Gator with a passion for life and learning who’s leaving his mark on UF Medicine.

Dwelvin Simmons, MD '94, and Alisia Martin, MD '93, share a laugh at their Jacksonville home.

Balancing act

Alumni couple juggles medicine and family life.