I was born and raised in South Florida. As a result of my experiences in my third year and interest in preventative medicine, Family Medicine became my specialty of choice. I am extremely excited at the opportunity of being a resident at UF. In my spare time, I enjoy exercising, outdoor activities, and going to Universal Studios with my annual pass.
I was born and raised in Puerto Rico. I completed my PhD and MD degrees at Indiana University. I’m passionate about working with underserved populations and research which is one of the main reasons I chose the UF family medicine program. I was also impressed with the clinic first curriculum and the supportive environment that the program fosters. On my free time, I love exploring the outdoors with my dog, painting and spending time with my family. I am looking forward to exploring all the parks and nature reserves in Gainesville.
I found my love for Family Medicine while serving as site leader in Georgia for my clinical rotations. During my undergrad tenure at Baylor, I was an award-winning member of Alpha Phi Omega while serving as President, New Member Educator, and Blood Drive Chair. I was also a founding officer of the organization, Civitas, and traveled to Ghana as service chair. I have a love for sports that led to a research publication and interest in sports medicine. I frequently attend sporting events, particularly to watch the Gators due to my Gainesville ties. I enjoy traveling, spending time outdoors with my significant other and our animals, and lively trivia events.
In my downtime I can be found enjoying the great outdoors, cinema, philosophy, immersing myself in the arts, and being plugged into my local community and church. I am happily married to the love of my life. We have two adorable pups at home, and together enjoy healthy eating, personal fitness, and simply spending time together in the beautiful Sunshine State.
I spent 3.5 years of medical school serving disadvantaged communities as an Equal Access Clinic site coordinator in East Gainesville where I fell in love with Family Medicine. I was named a Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Scholar, which nationally recognizes students with scholastic, volunteer and leadership achievements as well as potential for a successful academic career. I am a co-author of a research article published by the American Journal of Medicine which addresses the beneficial effects of Transition of Care Clinics on hospital readmissions. My clinical interests include Sports Medicine and Addiction Medicine. I enjoy spending my free time playing soccer and woodworking as well as exercising, being outdoors and traveling with my wife and dog.
I am from Long Island, New York and completed my medical school training at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine. I spent two years prior to medical school training as a radiographer, and finished as valedictorian of my class. I have been very involved in my community, volunteering for multiple youth health screenings and sporting events, as well as being a volunteer fire fighter for six years. I am interested in pursuing a career in sports medicine and am heavily involved in research. I enjoy being outdoors, playing and watching sports, and spending time with family and friends.
I was born in Belgium and spent my childhood between the NE and SE of the U.S. I played Division I and III tennis at FGCU and Oberlin College respectfully. I went to med school at NOVA and am extremely excited to be joining UF (Go Gators!) for residency. I chose UF for their focus in underserved medicine with the multiple opportunities to be involved in the community as well as the extremely kind residents and faculty. I am very excited to participate in their mobile outreach clinic and begin doing research again. In my spare time, I love to read, go on long walks with my fiancé and do arts and crafts.
Brian E Pink MD
I was born in St. Louis, MO and grew up in Harrisburg, PA. I attended the University of Maryland – Baltimore County for my undergraduate studies. While at UMBC, I was a member of the Men’s Soccer Team and graduated with a degree in Economics. Prior to pursing medicine, I spent 8 years in sales training and sales management. During this time, I completed a Master’s in Business Administration degree from Arizona State University. Finally, I transitioned to medicine and attended Saint George’s University School of Medicine. I spent my intern year at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. As luck may have it, my fiancé matched in to a residency program at the University of Florida. As I looked at programs to transfer to, the University of Florida clearly stood out. It has a robust training program affiliated with a strong sports medicine fellowship. But more importantly, I was truly impressed by the quality of people involved with UF Health and the Family Medicine program. In my short time here, I have tried to experience as much of the local restaurants, breweries, and beaches as possible. It has been an amazing place to train.
Originally from British Columbia, Canada, I have come to the University of Florida after completing medical school at TouroCOM in New York City. I chose UF for residency training because I wanted to train at a strong academic program, explore my interests in caring for underserved populations and for UF’s proximity to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I’m excited to explore Florida’s parks and beaches and enjoy the sunshine. I am drawn to Family Medicine because I enjoy the opportunity to form long lasting relationships with patients and follow them through all stages of life. In my free time, I enjoy reading, watching Netflix, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
I am excited to be a part of the UF Family Medicine Residency Class of 2023. I was born and raised in central Florida, attended UF for my undergraduate degree, and moved to Virginia to attend medical school. While at LUCOM, I developed an interest in research regarding non-invasive methods to improve postoperative ileus. During college and medical school, my favorite endeavors involved domestic and international medical mission work. My hobbies and interests include travel and anything sports related, especially activities outside or on the water. I love fishing, scuba diving, wake boarding, paddle boarding, and running. My professional interests include sports medicine as well as medical missions for underserved populations.