Feature Profiles

The War on Cancer at 50: The Origin Story Begins With a Socialite Citizen-Lobbyist

Jan 10, 2022 at 07:58 pm by pj

  By Gabrielle Emanuel, WBUR, Kaiser Health News The roots of the National Cancer Act can be traced to a small home in Watertown, Wisconsin. In the early 1900s, a.... Read More

The Cutting Edge of Medicine: Dr. Roy Hwang on Deep Brain Stimulation

Dec 22, 2021 at 07:09 pm by pj

The Neurohealth Sciences Center, an affiliate of HCA Healthcare’s Central Florida Regional Hospital, recently welcomed board-certified neurosurgeon Roy Hwang, MD. With a.... Read More

An Inspiration to Give. What Can You Do?

Dec 15, 2021 at 04:36 pm by pj

A Reflection on Providing COVID-19 Medical Relief to India   Editor’s note: In this Christmas season, we have reason to celebrate and mourn. The past 23 months ha.... Read More

Three Young Surgeons with Their Eyes on the Skies

Nov 10, 2021 at 06:14 pm by pj

They are three friends and colleagues from different places. They have different sets of experiences and are motivated by different things. And while they each are unique, the.... Read More

Curing Thyroid Nodules Without Surgery: Angela D Mazza, DO

Oct 13, 2021 at 05:58 pm by pj

    Angela D. Mazza, DO, FAAMFM, ECNU, CDE is double board-certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and Internal Medicine. She completed her fellowship.... Read More

A Physician Who Knows Things Only Professional Athletes Know

Sep 28, 2021 at 12:18 pm by pj

   Bruce Thomas, MD, Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute   Dr. Bruce Thomas of Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute (JOI) treats some of the mos.... Read More

Shining a Light on Workplace Addiction in a Post-COVID World: Cheryl Brown Merriwether

Sep 20, 2021 at 02:24 pm by pj

September is National Recovery Month, which was introduced in 1989 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) to increase awareness surrounding.... Read More

Denisse Centeno, Hispanic Family Counseling Inc.

Sep 16, 2021 at 04:18 pm by pj

Hispanic Heritage Month Salute   Denisse Centeno has done an amazing job as the Executive Director of Hispanic Family Counseling (HFC), a mental and behavioral health s.... Read More

AdventHealth Clinical Leaders Among Top 2 Percent of Scientists Worldwide

Sep 07, 2021 at 02:43 pm by pj

  This month’s Healthcare Leader profile actually looks at six leaders of the AdventHealth system who have been named among the top two percent of scientist worldw.... Read More

Drawn to Inspire, Keith Kim, MD

Aug 18, 2021 at 08:54 pm by pj

Internationally renowned bariatric surgeon, Keith Kim, MD, has joined Lake Nona Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, an affiliate of UCF Lake Nona Medical Center and the HCA Healt.... Read More

Bringing a New Procedure to a New Medical Center: Nizam Razack, MD

Jul 10, 2021 at 10:58 am by pj

Incisionless brain surgery a career milestone for Dr. Nizam Razack   Nizam Razack, MD, JD, FACS, a neurosurgeon at UCF Lake Nona Medical Center, which opened to the pub.... Read More

Visionary Leadership: Colleen G. Koch, MD

Jul 05, 2021 at 02:58 pm by pj

New UF College of Medicine dean takes helm at pivotal moment for UF Health From The Post, UF Health   “I look forward to advancing the college’s vision for.... Read More

Michele Johnson, MD, Takes Reins as Medical Director of Celebration Obstetrics & Gynecology

May 20, 2021 at 04:33 pm by pj

  In March, Michele Johnson, DO, FACOG, took the leadership role as the new Medical Director of Celebration Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates.   She has been.... Read More

Craig Mintzer, MD: Looking Forward

May 11, 2021 at 10:11 pm by pj

   A new orthopedic center breaking ground equals groundbreaking Talk to most doctors about their specialties and they will often tell you of a.... Read More

Helping Patients Realize They are Their Own Best Advocate

May 06, 2021 at 03:47 pm by pj

Peter Edelstein, MD, Surgical Specialty Group of Seminole Whether he’s leading a talk about patient care or treating his own patients at the Surgical Specialty Group of.... Read More

The Final Piece of the Puzzle? “You have to live for your patients”

Apr 27, 2021 at 12:33 am by pj

  Yasser A. Khaled, MD, Director, Orlando Health Cancer Institute Bone Marrow Transplant & Cellular Therapy When he was a young boy growing up in Cairo, Yasser Kha.... Read More

‘Rising Star’ Shines

Apr 15, 2021 at 02:37 pm by pj

  UF researcher Erika Moore, PhD, named Forbes 30 under 30 healthcare experts to watch in 2021     University of Florida researcher Erika Moore, PhD, was rec.... Read More

Darren Whittemore: Aspiring Astronaut Turned Dermatopathologist

Apr 08, 2021 at 11:54 pm by pj

Darren Whittemore, DO, is U.S. Board Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Dermatopathology. He completed his fellowship in Dermatopathology at the University of Te.... Read More

Taking the Reins, Looking to Grow

Mar 25, 2021 at 01:16 am by pj

Lora Parahovnik, PhD, named CEO at Accel Research Sites   Arriving only a year ago just as the Covid-19 pandemic was ramping up, Lora Parahovnik, PhD, was named CEO of.... Read More

Greg Osmond, MD, a Rising Leader in Digital Dermatopathology

Mar 17, 2021 at 10:32 pm by pj

  Meet Dr. Greg Osmond, a board-certified pathologist, dermatopathologist, and expert on cutaneous diseases. He is also the chief medical officer and cofounder of Pathol.... Read More