Mentor Academy

Participants attend a skill-building workshop presented by W. Brad Johnson, PhD, to provide mentors with strategies for developing high-impact mentoring relationships in higher education.
Participants attend a skill-building workshop presented by W. Brad Johnson, PhD, to provide mentors with strategies for developing high-impact mentoring relationships in higher education.

The Mentor Academy provides research mentors with opportunities to develop mentoring skills through biweekly sessions during a four-month program.

Dr. Roger Fillingim leads The Mentor Academy  that promotes the development of the next generation of clinical and translational scientists through a culture of support for mentoring and training in optimizing mentoring relationships for mentors and mentees at all levels of career development.

Beyond the Master Mentor Program, the Mentor Academy plans to develop training programs for early career mentors as well as for mentees, including junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students.

Interested in joining the mentor academy? Want to participate in an upcoming session?

Contact

Roger B. Fillingim, PhD, director of the CTSI Mentor Academy. Contact by phone: (352) 273-5963, or by email below.


Members and Alumni

More than 50 members from nine colleges — listed below — have participated in the CTSI Mentor Academy’s Master Mentor program since its launch in 2013. Use the search bar and filters to narrow your results.

CATHERINE PRICE, PHD, 2017 alumni

“Following completion of the Mentor Academy, I was nominated for a Superior Accomplishment Award with specific mention of my mentor style. I credit many of my skills to the program.”

Catherine Price, Ph.D.

Benjamin Lok, PhD, 2016 alumni

“The Mentor Academy was the most enjoyable professional development program I’ve done in my 15 years at UF. The community and diversity of thought have helped me approach new situations.”

Benjamin Lok, PhD

All Members of the Mentor Academy

Name Department college year
Stephen Anton, PhD Aging and Geriatric Research Medicine June 2015
Melissa Armstrong, MD Neurology Medicine April 2019
Kelli Barr, PhD Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine Veterinary Medicine May 2018
Azra Bihorac, MD, MS Surgery and Anesthesiology Medicine December 2016
Jennifer L. Bizon, PhD Neuroscience/Psychiatry Medicine December 2016
David Bloom, PhD Molecular Genetics and Microbiology Medicine December 2016
Ragnhildur Bjarnadottir, PhD, MPH Family, Community and Health Systems Science Nursing December 2019
Mark Brantly, MD Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Medicine June 2015
Mary B. Brown, PhD Infectious Diseases and Pathology Veterinary Medicine June 2016
Daniel R. Brown, PhD Infectious Diseases and Pathology Veterinary Medicine June 2017
Benjamin Kirk Canales, MD, MPH Urology Medicine June 2016
Larisa Cavallari, PharmD Pharmacogenomics Pharmacy December 2016
Seunghee Cha, DDS, PhD Oral & Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences Dentistry June 2017
Paramita Chakrabarty, PhD Neuroscience Medicine December 2019
Edward Chan, PhD Oral Biology Dentistry June 2015
Kartikeya Cherabuddim, MD Medicine – Infectious diseases Medicine April 2019
Miguel Chuquilin, MD Neurology Medicine May 2018
Robert Cook, MD, MPH Internal Medicine Public Health and Health Professions and Medicine June 2016
Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff, PharmD, MS, FAHA, FACC Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research Pharmacy June 2015
Linda Cottler, PhD, MPH Epidemiology Public Health and Health Professions and Medicine June 2014
Yenisel Cruz-Almeida, MSPH, PhD Aging Medicine April 2019
Daniel Czyz, PhD Microbiology & Cell Science IFAS/CALS April 2019
Gill Diamond, PhD Department of Oral Biology Dentistry December 2017
Sylvain Doré, PhD Anesthesiology, Neurology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience Medicine June 2014
Jennifer Elder, PhD, RN, FAAN Health Care Environments and Systems Nursing Nursing June 2014
Amara H Estrada, DVM Small Animal Clinical Sciences Veterinary Medicine December 2017
David Fedele, PhD Clinical and Health Psychology Public Health and Health Professions June 2017
Brenda Fahy, MD, MCCM Anesthesiology Medicine June 2015
Roger Fillingim, PhD Community Dentistry and Behavioral Sciences; Pain Research and Intervention Dentistry June 2014
Reginald Frye, PharmD, PhD, FCCP Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research Pharmacy June 2014
Yan Gong, PhD Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research Pharmacy May 2018
Valeria V. Gordan, DDS, MS Restorative Dental Sciences Dentistry June 2017
Paul Gulig, PhD Molecular Genetics and Microbiology Medicine June 2015
Matthew J. Gurka, PhD Health Outcomes & Policy Medicine December 2016
Chris Hass, PhD Applied Physiology & Kinesiology Health and Human Performance December 2016
Jorge Hernandez PhD, MPVM,DVM Graduate Education Veterinary Medicine December 2019
Shannon Holliday, PhD Orthodontics Dentistry December 2016
Ann Horgas, PhD, RN, FAAN Biobehavioral Nursing Science Nursing June 2015
Danielle Jake-Schoffman, PhD Health Education and Behavior Health and Human Performance December 2019
Sriram Kalyanaraman, PhD Journalism College of Journalism and Communications June 2017
Amir Kazory, MD, FASN Division of Nephrology UF Health December 2017
Gail Keenan, PhD, RN, FAAN Teaching and Research in Clinical Nursing Nursing December 2016
Consuelo Kreider, PhD Occupational Therapy Public Health and Health Professions April 2019
Joseph Larkin, PhD Microbiology and Cell Science Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) December 2016
Jose Lemos, PhD Oral Biology Dentistry May 2018
Jada Lewis, PhD Neuroscience Medicine December 2019
Marian Limacher, MD Cardiovascular Medicine Medicine June 2014
Bin Liu, PhD Pharmacodynamics Pharmacy June 2014
Ben Lok, PhD Computer and Information Science and Engineering Engineering December 2016
Catalina Lopez-Quintero, MD, PhD Epidemiology Public Health,Health Professions December 2019
Robert J. Lucero, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN Nursing Nursing June 2016
Mildred Maldonado-Molina, PhD Health Outcomes and Policy Medicine June 2014
Robert Mankowski, PhD Aging and Geriatric Research Medicine December 2019
Megan McVay, PhD Health Education and Behavior Health and Human Performance April 2019
Hiren Mehta, PhD Medicine Medicine May 2018
Francois Modave, PhD Health Outcomes and Policy Medicine June 2016
Kevin McHugh, MS, PhD Periodontology Dentistry June 2016
Alicia Mohr, MD, MD, FACS, FCC Critical Care Surgery Medicine June 2016
Leda Mugayar, DDS Pediatric Dentistry Dentistry December 2019
Christine Myers, PhD, OTR/L Occupational Therapy Public Health and Health Professions ––
John Neubert, DMD, PhD Orthodontics Dentistry December 2017
Sara Jo Nixon, PhD Psychiatry Medicine June 2015
Elizabeth Nunamaker, PhD, DVM, DACLAM NIMET: Nanoscience Institute for Medical & Engineering Technology Engineering December 2017
Kevin Otto, PhD Biomedical Engineering Engineering December 2017
Simon Owino, PhD Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology Veterinary Medicine December 2017 December 2019 December 2017
Caryn Plummer, DVM Small Animal Clinical Sciences Veterinary Medicine June 2017
Catherine Price, PhD, ABPP Clinical and Health Psychology/Anesthesiology Public Health and Health Professions June 2017
Ann Progulske-Fox, PhD Oral Biology Dentistry June 2014
Anita Rajasekhar, MD Medicine Medicine May 2018
Joseph Riley III, PhD Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science Dentistry ––
Kathryn Ross, PhD, MPH Clinical & Health Psychology Medicine May 2018
Mark Segal, MD, PhD Nephrology, Hypertension and Renal Transplantation Medicine June 2015
Sterling Sheffield, PhD, AuD, CCC-A Speech, Language, and Hearing Science Public Health and Health Professions April 2019
Kimberly Sibille, MA, PhD Aging & Geratric Research Medicine June 2016
Clay Smith, PhD Opthalmology Medicine December 2016
Sihong Song, PhD Pharmaceutics Pharmacy June 2015
Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini, PhD, RN Family, Community and Health System Science Nursing June 2015
Yulia Strekalova, PhD Graduate Studies Journalism and Communications April 2019
Catherine W. Striley, PhD, MSW,ACSW, MPE Epidemiology Public Health and Health Professions December 2017
Linda Struckmeyer, PhD, OTR/L Occupational Therapy Public Health and Health Professions April 2019
Scott Tomar, DMD, MPH Community Dentistry & Behavioral Science Dentistry May 2018
Deepthi Varma, PhD, MPhil, MSW Epidemiology Public Health and Health Professions May 2018
Vinata Vedam-Mai, MSc, PhD Neurosurgery Medicine May 2018
Shannon Wallet, PhD Oral Biology Dentistry June 2015
Diana Wilkie, PhD, RN, FAAN Nursing Nursing June 2017
Christina Wilson, MD, PhD Neurology Residency Program Medicine June 2016
Meredith Wicklund, MD Neurology Medicine June 2016
Adam Woods, PhD Clinical and Health Psychology Public Health and Health Professions June 2017
Jacqueline Abranches, PhD Oral Biology Dentistry December 2018
Emily J. Bartley, PhD Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science Dentistry December 2018
Sherrilene Classen, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, FGSA Occupational Therapy Public Health and Health Professions December 2018
Jack W. Judy, PhD Electrical and Computer Engineering Engineering December 2018
Robert Leeman, PhD Health Education & Behavior Health and Human Performance December 2018
Todd Manini, PhD Aging and Geriatric Research Medicine December 2018
Jeremy C. McIntyre, PhD Neuroscience Medicine December 2018
Sergio Romero, PhD Occupational Therapy Public Health and Health Professions December 2018
Barry Setlow, PhD Psychiatry Medicine December 2018
Heather Vincent, PhD, FACSM Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Medicine December 2018
Kevin R Vincent, MD, PhD ,FACSM, CAQSM Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Medicine December 2018
Danxin Wang, MD, PhD Pharmacotherapy and translational research Pharmacy December 2018
Ramzi Salloum, PhD Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics Medicine December 2017
Zareen Zaidi, MD, PhD Medicine Medicine April 2019