Randy J. Horwitz, PhD ’88, MD, was named the Integrative Medicine Physician of the Year for 2021 by the American Association of Physician Specialists, the American Board of Physician Specialists and the American Board of Integrative Medicine. Horwitz, who received the award in May, helped found the American Board of Integrative Medicine in 2014 and served as its inaugural chair in 2015-16. He serves as medical director of the University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine and a professor in the department of medicine at the College of Medicine – Tucson.
Christine Pham, MD ’85, director of the division of rheumatology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named the inaugural Guy and Ella Mae Magness Professor of Medicine. Pham is known for her expertise in developing nanomedicine approaches for inflammatory diseases.
Stephanie Yarnell-Mac Grory, PhD ’11, MD ’13, was presented with the HSM Leadership Award from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business upon graduating with an MBA in May. The award is given to a graduating student who has made a major contribution to the business school’s Center for Health Sector Management and the community through service and leadership. She serves as an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine.
Sheyan Armaghani, MD ’10, and Christopher Bucciarelli, MD ’12, were recognized as 2022 members of UF’s annual 40 Gators Under 40 list, which recognizes achievements by alumni who are going greater in their communities and professions. The 2022 class was celebrated during an award ceremony at Emerson Alumni Hall in April. A spinal surgeon at Orlando Health, Armaghani has shared his expertise on neck and back pain and the various ways it can be managed via videos on YouTube that have been viewed hundreds of thousands of times. He has co-authored over 25 publications and has delivered presentations at national meetings on topics that range from postoperative pain management to the treatment of patients with diabetes. As chief medical officer for St. Joseph’s Hospital-North in Lutz and St. Joseph’s Hospital-South in Riverview, Florida, Bucciarelli blends his knowledge of medicine, business and health policy. During medical school, he served as a lead analyst for then-Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s transition team for the department of health, meeting with key stakeholders and formulating formal recommendations that were presented to and adopted by the governor.