Five Faculty Receive Promotions

Five faculty members at the University of Florida College of Dentistry received promotions effective July 1, 2017, in recognition of the quality and impact of their contributions to UF, the profession and society.

Congratulations to all of them!

Dr. El-Kerdani

  • Tarek El-Kerdani, D.D.S., M.S.D., FACP, was promoted to clinical professor in the UF Department of Restorative Dental Sciences Division of Prosthodontics

Dr. Monica Fernandez

  • Monica Fernandez, D.D.S., M.S., was promoted to clinical associate professor in the UF Department of Restorative Dental Sciences Division of Prosthodontics

Dr. Nadim Islam

  • Nadim Islam, D.D.S., B.D.S, was promoted to clinical professor in the UF Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences Division of Oral Pathology

Dr. Rodrigo Neiva

  • Rodrigo Neiva, D.D.S., M.S., has been promoted to clinical professor in the UF Department of Periodontology. He is also the program director for the periodontology residency program

Dr. Rodrigo Souza

  • Rodrigo Souza, D.D.S., was promoted to clinical associate professor in the UF Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science. Souza is the program director for the advanced education in general dentistry program at the UF Health Hialeah Dental Center