Dominic Brodeur: Director of Development, University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute. Brodeur is the
Director of Development for the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute. As the Director of Development, Dominic is
in charge of all the fundraising activities for the institute with a focus on major gifts. Located in Jacksonville, the Proton
Therapy Institute is the only proton center in the State of Florida, and the only in the Southeast. Dominic has been in professional
fundraising for ten years in education and medical fundraising. He has raised more than $10 million during his career.
Christina Catalano, MBA: She has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Massachusetts and a Master of Business
Administration from the University of North Florida. Over 30 years of healthcare experience in by the private practice environment
and academics. Experience includes revenue cycle management, health information technology and practice management. Served
for 5 years as Business Manager at University of Florida Healthcare Inc., 9 years as Department Administrator at Department
of Medicine, and is currently Director of EHR Compliance and Meaningful Use at Department of Medicine.
Stacey Dingman, CPC: Corporate Trainer with the University of Florida Jacksonville Physicians, Inc. Stacey conducts
training programs for medical providers and personnel on medical coding and documentation related topics including ICD-9 diagnosis
coding, CPT procedure coding, medical terminology, Billing Compliance, and third-party carrier reimbursement policy issues.
Stacey has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry and has worked with the University of Florida Jacksonville
Physicians, Inc. since 1993.
Tirbod Fattahi, MD, DDS, FACS: Associate Professor and Chief, Division
of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Program Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency. Dr. Fattahi is an associate
professor of Surgery and the Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Florida Health Science Center in
Jacksonville, FL. Dr. Fattahi has been in this position since 2002. After attending dental school, he completed medical
school as well as his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in
Lexington, KY. Upon finishing his residency, he enrolled into a one year Facial Aesthetic Surgery fellowship under the guidance
of Dr. T. Williams Evans in Columbus, OH. Dr. Fattahi’s practice currently includes management of facial trauma, orthognathic
surgery, as well as facial aesthetic surgery. His training in facial aesthetic surgery following his residency has allowed
him the opportunity to establish an aesthetic surgery practice while at the University setting. |
Kelly R. Gray-Eurom, MD, MMM, FACEP: Association Professor, Deparmtnet of Emergency
Medicine. Associate Chair and Director, Clinical and Business Operations. Professional Education includes: Medical at University
of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT. Professional at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine,
New Orleans, LA. Residency at Emergency Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL. Board Certification
in Emergency Medicine.|
Ana Grogan: Over 10 years of diverse and progressive supervisory and Human Resources Generalist experience
in both large and small business settings. Apt at leading multiple projects to desired business results. Keen abilities in
group and team dynamics. Always successful in problem resolution, negotiation, partnerships and start up of projects or work
programs. Demonstrated ability in relating to and maintaining rapport with individuals at all levels. Can work in complex
and fast paced environments to achieve strategic initiatives. Progressive leader with take charge approach to leading continuous
change efforts. Ana has most recently worked as the Director, Programs Committee of the First Coast Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
, a division of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce. Specialties include: HR Generalist, Recruiting, Sourcing, Diversity
Constance K. Haan, MD, MS: is currently the Senior Associate Dean for Educational
Affairs, the ACGME Designated Institutional Official for Graduate Medical Education and Professor of Surgery at the University
of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville. Dr. Haan has been the Chair of the Performance Improvement Committee at Shands
Jacksonville for the past six years, and has served on the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database Workforce and the
Society’s Workforce on Evidence Based Surgery. Dr. Haan completed residencies in general surgery at University Hospital
in Boston and in cardiothoracic surgery at The Ohio State University Hospitals, followed by a fellowship in cardiothoracic
surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She is board certified in both general and cardiothoracic surgery.|
Maryann C. Palmeter,
CPC, CENTC: Director of Physician Billing Compliance. As
the director of the Office of Physician Billing Compliance, Maryann is
responsible for providing professional direction and oversight to the billing
compliance program of the University of Florida College of
Medicine-Jacksonville, which incorporates all academic and clinical components
of the College of Medicine, as well as the faculty practice plan (UFJPI) and
health services support organization (UFJHI). Maryann is also responsible for
the ongoing administrative and operational oversight of the College of
Medicine-Jacksonville Office of Physician Billing Compliance.|Maryann has gained extensive knowledge of
Federal and State billing, coding, and documentation regulations through her
work experiences on both the professional billing and government payer sides of
the healthcare industry. Prior to joining the faculty practice plan, Maryann
was employed for nine years with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc.
During her tenure with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc., Maryann
held various management positions and worked in several areas in the Medicare
Part B division including: claims processing, education (both staff and
provider), medical review, microfilm retrieval, quality analysis, and suspended
began working with the University of Florida Jacksonville Physicians, Inc. in
1992 as a Medicare follow-up and collections coordinator. She has been involved
in billing compliance since 1998, became the associate director of the Office
of Physician Billing Compliance in 2004, and was promoted to director of the
Office of Physician Billing Compliance in 2010.
is a Certified Professional Coder and holds a specialty coding certification in
Otolaryngology. She is currently the president of the Jacksonville, Florida chapter
of the American Academy of Professional Coders and is a member of the Health
Care Compliance Association.
Betty Paret RN,MBA/HCM: Betty is a registered nurse with certifications in Nephrology
Nursing. She is currently the Regional Director of Operations at Fresenius Medical Care, which is the largest renal replacement
therapy provider in the United States. She is active in the Angel Wings International organization and coordinates quarterly
medical mission trips to Haiti.
Sunil K. Sharma, MBBS, MD: Assistant Professor and Medical Director, Bariatric
Mae Sheikh-Ali, MD: Assistant Professor Department of Medicine, Division of
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Assistant Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship. Education includes: Medical
at Damascus University, Damascus, Syria. Residency at Internal Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia,
PA. Fellowship in Endorcrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL. Board Certification
in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Internal Medicine.|
Catrena L. Smith, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, PCS: Owner of Access Quality Coding
& Consulting, LLC. Catrena began her career in the health information management field over a decade ago. Catrena is
a certified coder and successfully earned multiple certifications with the American Health Information Management Association,
American Academy of Professional Coders, and the American College of Medical Coding Specialists.
Catrena's passion for medical coding was ignited when her military family was relocated to Germany. She was intrigued with
how coded data affected military missions across the world. She became very concerned with how inaccurate coding had far-reaching
ramifications. She has since focused her career on physician and coder education and training in hopes of increasing the consistency
and accuracy of data.
Catrena has worked in all sectors of coding. She has provided coding, auditing, and education to hospitals/teaching facilities,
physician's offices, military treatment facilities, and VA facilities. Catrena has also taught medical coding and billing
at a local college and on-line.
In 2011, Catrena launched Access Quality Coding & Consulting, LLC. Through this company, Catrena services clients with
medical records coding, auditing, and education. Coder Certification Prep Courses geared toward the CPC and CCS-P are also
offered through AQCC.
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