By: USF Health | September 05, 2018

Valerie Riddle MD '89, Associate Dean for Alumni Engagement

Dear Colleagues:


I am delighted to announce that one of our most hard-working alumni leaders, Valerie Riddle, MD ‘89, will be joining our faculty as associate dean of alumni engagement for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM). She will report directly to me in coordination with the USF Health Office of Development and Alumni Relations. In her new role, Dr. Riddle will help lead the strategic direction for the MCOM Alumni Society to grow connections between our alumni and students.

 

A dual-degree USF graduate, Dr. Riddle has spent 20 years as a physician executive, most recently leading her company, BioPharmAdvisors, in providing emerging biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies with clinical trial consulting services. She ...

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By: Dara Brociner | March 07, 2018

The Fall Alumni Lecture Series featured Dr. Dominic D'Agostino and Dr. David Diamond. Dr. D'Agostino presented Emerging Applications for Nutritional Ketosis. Dr. Diamond presented A Rigorous Assessment of the Putative Role of Cholesterol in Causing Cardiovascular Disease.

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To view the full Fall Alumni Lecture, click here.


We want to hear from you - Would you or someone you know be willing to volunteer to give a talk for the MCOM Alumni Society? Do you have a recommendation for a speaker or a topic of interest? Please contact Catherine Warner at cwarner1@health.usf.edu or 813-974-6850 with your suggestions.


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By: Dara Brociner | March 07, 2018

Dr. Rahul N. Mehra

Rahul N. Mehra, MD '92, CEO and Chief Medical Officer of MehraVista Health and board member for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Alumni Society, is the 2018 recipient of the M.A. Bernstein Behavioral Health Award. The distinguished award will be presented by the Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services, which serves the community by providing children, individuals and families in need with support to ensure their safety, economic stability, and well-being in the Tampa Bay area and other locations throughout Florida.


Dr. Mehra is a board certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist by training. As a nationally recognized performance physician over the last thirty years, Dr. Mehra confidentially advises Major League Ba...

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By: Krystal Pleasant | March 07, 2018

Nearly 200 USF Health Alumni have been listed among the top physicians in the United States, according to a national poll. Proving that a medical education from the University of South Florida produces choice health care leaders, the 2017-18 Best Doctors in America list include 194 physicians who graduated from the Morsani College of Medicine.


Approximately four percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor as a result of the biennial Best Doctors Poll, which is based on peer consensus.


The physicians included in the Best Doctors in America database provide the most advanced medical expertise and knowledge to patients with serious conditions – often saving lives in the process by finding the right diagnosis and right treatment. Th...

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