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Dr. Hermes Florez, MD, M.P.H, Ph.D., has been named Interim Chair of the Department of…
Dr. Hermes Florez, MD, M.P.H, Ph.D., has been named Interim Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences. Dr. Florez is a professor and director of the Division of Epidemiology and Population Health Sciences within the department. Dr. Florez also serves as the director of the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center at the Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. “I am appreciative that Dr. Florez has graciously accepted the opportunity to step up into the role of interim chair. It’s an especially exciting time for the department and the work we are doing in public health. I fully support Dr. Florez and his strategic vision for the department,” said Henri R. Ford, M.D., M.H.A., dean and chief academic officer at the Miller School of Medicine.
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