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Welcome to our new Resident, Dr. Jesalyn Merritt!

Jesalyn Merritt, MD joins us from University of Tennessee where she completed her undergraduate, medical school and preliminary year.  In her free time Jesalyn enjoys being outdoors and doing various physical activities like hiking, running, playing volleyball and tennis.  She also enjoys cooking, crafting, painting and DIY projects as…

Welcome to our new Resident, Dr. Ryan Gillihan!

Dr. Gillihan received his medical degree at the University of Kansas and did his preliminary year here at University of Florida.  He has volunteered at local free clinics, mentors younger students, volunteers at his church, volunteered at Big Brothers Big Sisters and coached at youth baseball clinics. In his…

Welcome to our new Resident, Dr. Paula Beers!

Paula Beers, MD will join the Department of Dermatology as a resident on July 1.  She comes to us as a gator through and through doing her undergraduate, medical school and prelim year all here at UF.  Dr. Beers has volunteered as a camp counselor at Camp Discover, coordinated…

Highlights from Dermatology Research Day 2017!

On Friday, June 2, 2017 the Department of Dermatology held it’s first ever Research Day.  The event was positively received and well attended and included video conference with faculty members at the Jacksonville Clinic. We had 6 poster presentations by both Faculty and Residents.  There were 5 Clinician updates including: Dr. De…

Congratulations Anthony Jimenez!

Anthony received the Quarterly Customer Service Key Award! The UF Health Shands Customer Service is the Key program is our benchmark employee recognition program, and it is the best way to make sure outstanding behavior and/or performance is recognized. All nominated employees receive a gold key and a CSK pin to wear…

Alumni Reception a success!

Earlier this month the Department of Dermatology held an Alumni Reception during the American Academy of Dermatology’s Annual Conference in Orlando.  We had a great turn out and a great time.  Thank you everyone who attended and helped make it a special event!…

Florida Dermatology and Dermatopathology Board Review Course

The University of Florida Department of Dermatology sponsors the annual Florida Dermatology & Dermatopathology Board Review Course. The purpose of this course is to provide senior dermatology residents with a “board-focused” review of dermatology and dermatopathology to aid participants in preparation for the American Board of Dermatology’s Certification Exam. The Florida…