Faculty Directory

Neurology Faculty

 NamePositionDivision
Photo Leo AlmeidaLeonardo Almeida, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyMovement Disorders
Ameli PouyaPouya A Ameli, MD, MSAssistant Professor of NeurologyNeurocritical Care
George Ansoanuur,George Ansoanuur, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyGeneral Neurology
Melissa ArmstrongMelissa Armstrong, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyMovement Disorders
Photo Dr. Marc-Alain BabiMarc-Alain Babi, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyNeurocritical Care
Jacqueline Baron-Lee, Ph.D.Jacqueline Baron-Lee, PhDDirector, Quality ImprovementQuality Improvement
gabriel bonnellGabriel Bonnell, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyStroke/Neurovascular
Photo Maria BruzzoneMaria Bruzzone Giraldez, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyEpilepsy
Bryce Buchowicz, MDBryce E BuchowiczAssistant ProfessorGeneral Neurology/Neuro-Ophthalmologist
Dr. David BurksDavid Burks, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyBrain Aging, Behavioral & Cognitive Neurology
Photo Dr Katharina BuslKatharina Busl, MDDivision Chief, Neurocritical Care

James E. Rooks, Jr. Professor and Co-Director NeuroICU at UF Health Shands

Associate Professor of Neurology
Neurocritical Care
Shannon Chiu, MDShannon Chiu, MSc, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyMovement Disorders
Photo Dr. Miquel Chuquilin AristaMiguel Chuquilin, MDAssociate Professor of NeurologyNeuromuscular & Pain
Photo Jean CibulaJean Cibula, MDAssociate Professor of NeurologyEpilepsy
Photo Stephen DeKoskySteven T. DeKosky, MDRene Aerts/Virginia J. Cosper Professor of Alzheimer's Research

Deputy Director, McKnight Brain Institute

Associate Director Florida Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Professor of Neurology
Brain Aging, Behavioral, and Cognitive Neurology
Photo Dr. EisenshenkStephen Eisenschenk, MDAssociate Professor of Neurology

Fellowship Director, Clinical Neurophysiology

Collaborator, Institute, for Mobility, Activity, and Participation
Epilepsy
Matthew FarrerMatthew Farrer, PhD.Program Director & ProfessorMovement Disorders
Photo Dr. David FitzGeraldDavid FitzGerald, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyBrain Aging, Behavioral, and Cognitive Neurology
Leslie Gonzalez-Rothi, MDLeslie Gonzalez-Rothi, MDProfessor EmeritusBrain Aging, Behavioral, and Cognitive Neurology
Photo Dr. HeilmanKenneth M. Heilman, MDProfessor EmeritusBrain Aging, Behavioral, and Cognitive Neurology
Image Christopher-W-HessChristopher Hess, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyMovement Disorders
Wei HuWei Hu, MD, PhDDirector, UF Health International Center

Assistant Professor
Movement Disorders
Photo Michael JaffeeMichael Jaffee, MDVice Chair, Department of Neurology

Bob Paul Family Professor of Neurology

Director, Trauma, Concussion and Sports Neurology TRACS)

Associate Professor
Brain Aging, Behavioral, and Cognitive Neurology
Photo Gridhar Kalamangalam, MDGiridhar Kalamangalam, MD, D.PhilChief, Epilepsy Division

Associate Professor of Neurology
Epilepsy
Anna Khanna, MDAnna Khanna Yuzefovich, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyStroke/Neurovascular
Matthew LaVoieMatthew Lavoie, PhDProfessor and Co DirectorMovement Disorders
Yuqing Li, Ph.D.Yuquing Li, PhDProfessor of NeurologyMovement Disorders
Carolina Maciel, MD Carolina Maciel, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyNeurocritical Care
Irene Malaty PhotoIrene A. Malaty, MDAssociate Professor of NeurologyMovement Disorders
Image of Karen McFarlandKaren McFarland, PhDResearch Associate Professor of Neurology

Berman Fellow of Alzheimer's Disease
Movement Disorders
Photo Dr. N McFarlandNikolaus McFarland, MD, PhDChief, Movement Disorder Division

Associate Professor of Neurology

Wright/Falls/Simmons Professor of PSP/Atypical Parkinson’s

Director, UF HDSA Center of Excellence
Movement Disorders
Sotiris MitropanopoulosSotiris Mitropanopoulos, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyEpilepsy
Yasmin MohiuddinYasmin S MohiuddinAssistant Professor of NeurologyBrain Aging, Behavioral, and Cognitive Neurology
Photo Stephen NadeauStephen. E. Nadeau, MDAssociate Chief of Staff for Research, Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, Medical Director of the VA Brain Rehabilitation Research Center,
Professor of Neurology and Clinical and Health Psychology
Brain Aging, Behavioral, and Cognitive Neurology
Nandakumar Nagaraja M.D.Nandakumar Nagaraja, MD, MSAssistant Professor of NeurologyStroke/Neurovascular
Michael Okun , MD - PhotoMichael Okun, MDAdelaide Lackner Professor and Chair of Neurology

Executive Director Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases

Medical Director, Parkinson’s Foundation
Movement Disorders
Yulia Y Orlova, MD - PhotoYulia Y. Orlova, MD, PhDAssistant Professor of NeurologyNeuromuscular & Pain
Bhavana Patel, MDBhavana Patel, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyMovement Disorders
Photo Addie PattersonAddie Patterson, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyMovement Disorders
Michael Pizzi, MDMichael Pizzi, DO, PhDAssistant Professor of NeurologyNeurocritical Care
Photo: Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, MDAdolfo Ramierz-Zamora, MDAssociate Professor of NeurologyMovement Disorders
Ashley Rawls Ashley Rawls, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyMovement Disorders
Dr. Diego Rincon-LimasDiego E. Rincon-Limas, PhDAssociate Professor of NeurologyBrain Aging, Behavioral, and Cognitive Neurology
Alexandra Issa Roach, MDAlexandra Issa Roach, MDAssistant ProfessorMultiple Sclerosis & General Neurology
Christopher RobinsonChris Robinson, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyNeurocritical Care
William Roth, MDWilliam Roth, MDAssistant ProfessorNeurocritical Care
Julie SeguraJulie SeguraAssistant Director of Clinical TrialsMovement Disorders
Photo: HANS SHUHAIBER, MDHans H. Shuhaiber, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyMultiple Sclerosis & General Neurology
Dr. Alexis Simpkins PhotoAlexis Simpkins, MD, PhDAssistant Professor of NeurologyStroke/Neurovascular
Bruce Solomon, MD Bruce Solomon, DOAssistant Professor of NeurologyMultiple Sclerosis & General Neurology
photo Dr. SubramonyS.H. Subramony, MDDivision Chief and Professor of NeurologyNeuromuscular & Pain
Photo: Dr. William TriggsWilliam Triggs, MDAssociate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry

Chief, Neurology Services Malcom Randall VA Medical Center
Neuromuscular & Pain
Jana Unislawski, M.A.Jana Unislaski, MASocial WorkerMovement Disorders
Vinata Vedam-Mai, PhD Vinata Vedam-Mai, PhDResearch Assistant Professor of NeurologyMovement Disorders
Photo Dr. ShuklaAparna A. Wagle Shukla, MDAssociate Professor of NeurologyMovement Disorders
Photo Yue WangYue Wang, MD, PhDAssistant Professor of NeurologyEpilepsy
Neal WeisbrodNeal Weisbrod, MDAssistant Professor of NeurologyBrain Aging, Behavioral, and Cognitive Neurology
Latrice WilliamsLatrice Williams, BSW, MSWSocial WorkerMovement Disorders
Christina Wilson, MD, Vascular neurology assistant professorChristina A Wilson MDChief, Neurovascular Division

Director, Neurology Residencey Program

Associate Professor of Neurology
Stroke/Neurovascular
Photo: James Wymer, MD, PhD, NeurologyJames Wymer, MDMelvin Greer Professor of Neurology

Director of Neuromuscular Division
Neuromuscular & Pain

Affiliated Faculty

 NamePositionDepartmentAffiliated Division
Russell BauerRussell BauerProfessor and Program DirectorClinical and Health PsychologyEpilepsy
David BorcheltDavid BorcheltProfessorNeuroscienceBehavioral and Cognitive Neurology
Peggy BorumPeggy BorumProfessorPediatric NeurologyEpilepsy
Prodip BoseProdip K BoseAssociate ProfessorCollege of Veterinary Medicine
Frank BovaFrank BovaProfessorNeuroscienceMovement Disorders
Dawn BowersDawn BowersProfessorClinical and Health PsychologyMovement Disorders
Eduardo Candelario-JalilEduardo Candelario-JalilAssociate ProfessorNeuroscience
Paramita ChakrabartyParamita ChakrabartyAssistant ProfessorNeuroscience
Evangelos A. ChristouEvangelos A ChristouProfessorCollege of Health & Human Performance
Applied Physiology and Kinesiology
Movement Disorders
Linda CottlerLinda CottlerAssociate Dean for Research and PlanningDepartment of Epidemiology,
College of Medicine and College of Public Health and Health Professions
Movement Disorders
MINGZHOU DINGMingzhou DingDistinguished Professor & J. Crayton Pruitt Family ProfessorBiomedical EngineeringBehavioral and Cognitive
Sylvain DoreSylvain DoréProfessor of Anesthesiology, Neurology, Psychiatry, and NeuroscienceAnesthesiologyStroke/Neurovascular
Kelly FooteKelly D FooteLillian S Wells Professor

Co-Director, Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases

Donnellan/Einstein/Merz Professor of Functional Neurosurgery
NeurosurgeryMovement Disorders
Foster-TomThomas C FosterProfessor & Evelyn F. McKnight Chair for Research on Cognitive Aging and MemoryNeuroscienceBehavioral and Cognitive Neurology
william friedmanWilliam A FriedmanProfessor And Chairman EmeritusNeurosurgery
Fuller davidDavid FullerAssistant ProfessorPhysical TherapyMovement Disorders
Dr. Malu TanseyMalú Gámez TanseyProgram Director & ProfessorNeuroscience
Benoit GiassonBenoit GiassonAssociate ProfessorNeuroscienceMovement Disorders
Todd GoldeTodd E GoldeDirector, McKnight Brain Institute

Professor
NeuroscienceMovement Disorders
Aysegul GunduzAysegul GunduzAssociate Professor, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Term Fellow & Diversity OfficerBiomedical Engineering
Chris HassChris HassProfessor
Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs
College of Health & Human Performance
Applied Physiology and KinesiologyMovement Disorders
Shelley HeatonShelly HeatonClinical Associate Professor
Director, UF Health Psychology Clinic
Clinical & Health PsychologyMovement Disorders
Photo Dr. Brian HohBrian L HohProfessor and Chair, NeurosurgeryNeurosurgeryMovement Disorders
Judy_JackJack JudyProfessorBiomedical Engineering
Peter KangPeter B KangChief and Professor, Pediatric NeurologyPediatric NeurologyNeuromuscular
Anthony MancusoAnthony MancusoProfessor and Chair, NeuroradiologyNeuroradiologyStroke/Neurovascular
David meurerDavid A MeurerAssistant ProfessorEmergency MedicineStroke/Neurovascular
Gordon MitchellGordon S MitchellProfessorPhysical Therapy
Kevin OttoKevin OttoAssociate ProfessorBiomedical Engineering
keith petersKeith PetersAssociate ProfessorNeuroradiology
Adam PolifkaAdam PolifkaAssistant ProfessorNeurosurgery
Catherine PriceCatherine PriceAssociate ProfessorClinical and Health PsychologyBehavioral and Cognitive Neurology
Jose PrincipeJose PrinicipeDistinguished Professor

BellSouth Professor

Director of Computational NeuroEngineering Laboratory

IEEE Fellow
Computational NeuroEngineering Laboratory (CNEL)
Ronald QuislingRonald QuislingProfessor and Chief, RadiologyRadiology
Laura RanumLaura RanumProfessorMolecular Genetics and Microbiology
Steven A. RobicsekSteven RobicsekProfessor of Anesthesiology

Director, Neuroanesthesiology Fellowship
Anesthesiology
Heather SimpsonHeather SimpsonSoutheast Regional TAA Centers of Excellence Coordinator

Occupational Therapist – UF Health Rehab
Movement DisordersSoutheast Regional TAA Centers of Excellence Coordinator

Occupational Therapist – UF Health Rehab
Glenn SmithGlenn SmithChair and ProfessorClinical and Health Psychology
Lee SweeneyLee SweeneyProfessor Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Floyd J. ThompsonFloyd ThompsonProfessor EmeritusNeuroscience
Adrian TyndallAdrian TyndallAssistant ProfessorEmergency Medicine
David Vaillancourt, Ph.D.,David VallancourtProfessorDepartment of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology
Krista VanderborneKrista VandenborneChairPhysical Therapy
Herb WardHerbert WardAssociate ProfessorPsychiatry