Life Sciences

DAVID NELSON

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT HEALTH AFFAIRS, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE

Nelson, an avid fisherman, did a residency in internal medicine at the University of Massachusetts and received fellowship training in gastroenterology and hepatology at UF. He’s an expert in liver disease and co-wrote the U.S. treatment guidelines for hepatitis C and represented the country on the World Health Organization hepatitis C guidelines committee. His research has generated more than $80 million in funding. From 2010-19, he was director of the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute. As leader of UF Health since 2019, Nelson oversees six health science colleges, eight interdisciplinary research centers, two hospital systems and more than 100 physician practices. The system has campuses in Gainesville and Jacksonville. Nelson is an identical twin.

Steven Achinger

Watson Clinic

Eduardo Alfonso

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Michael Aubin

Wolfson Children's Hospital

Jason Barrett

Flagler Health+

John Couris

Tampa General Hospital

Michael Crosby

Mote Marine Laboratory

Mark Faulkner

Baptist Health Care

Aurelio Fernandez III

Memorial Healthcare System

David Fitzpatrick

Max Planck Florida

RANDY HAFFNER

AdventHealth

Tommy Inzina

BayCare Health System

Brian Keeley

Baptist Health South Florida

NELSON LAZO

BETHESDA HOSPITAL

BRETT MCCLUNG

BAPTIST HEALTH OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA

GINA MELBY

JFK MEDICAL CENTER

Glenn Morris

UF Emerging Pathogens Institute

David Nelson

University of Florida

Mark O’Bryant

Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare

Dror Paley

Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute

MOBEEN RATHORE

WOLFSON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Terry Shaw

ADVENTHEALTH

David Strong

Orlando Health

BRADLEY TALBERT

Memorial Hospital Jacksonville

Douglas VanOort

NeoGenomics

David Verinder

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System