Larisa Cavallari, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP
Larisa Cavallari, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP, an associate professor in the department of pharmacotherapy and translational, has received the 2020 Distinguished Investigator Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s Cardiology Practice and Research Network. The award is presented annually to a Cardiology PRN member who has made significant research contributions to the field of cardiovascular pharmacotherapy.
Dejana Braithwaite, Ph.D.
Ting-Yuan (David) Cheng, Ph.D.
Ting-Yuan (David) Cheng, Ph.D., received an R37 CA248371 grant for over $2.8 million from the National Cancer Institute for his study titled, “Energy Balance, mTOR pathway signaling, and breast cancer prognosis.”
Mei He, Ph.D.
Mei He, Ph.D., was appointed to the positions of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Scientific Programming Committee Discovery and Basic Research track leader, the lab on Chip Advisory board member and inaugural lab on a Chip commissioning panel, the MicroTAS 2021 Sponsorship committee co-chair, the National Institutes of Health NIGMS MIRA R35 study section reviewer.
Debra Lynch Kelly, Ph.D., R.N., OCN, CNE, FAAN
Debra Lynch Kelly, Ph.D., R.N., OCN, CNE, FAAN, was appointed as the University of Florida College of Nursing’s associate dean for academic affairs – undergraduate education.
Nancy P. Mendenhall, M.D., FACR, FASTRO
Nancy P. Mendenhall, M.D., FACR, FASTRO, has been selected by the National Association for Proton Therapy to serve on its newly created physician advisory committee.
Julie Maupin-Furlow, Ph.D.
Julie Maupin-Furlow, Ph.D., has been elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.
Natalie Atyeo, a second-year DMD/Ph.D. student, mentored by Bernadett Papp, Ph.D., was awarded with F30 (predoctoral fellowship) by NIDCR/NIH.
Mai Tanaka, a UF Health Cancer Center Cancer Biology Concentration student, has been selected to participate in the 2021 AACR Early-career Hill Day, which took place virtually Feb. 24-25, 2021. She was also selected to receive the AACR Scholar-in-Training Award.