Faculty & Staff

For concerns or questions related to patient care, please contact the Access Center (352-273-8380) or contact us through your child’s “My Chart” portal.  Emails related to patient care cannot be responded to by email



Michael-J-LightMichael J. Light, MD

Division Chief, Clinical Professor

Special interests: Asthma, CF research, Allergy, Vent / Trach




Mary-WagnerMary H. Wagner, MD

Associate Professor, Director, Pediatric Sleep Lab/Sleep Program; CoDirector Sleep medicine fellowship training program; Director Pediatric Pulmonary Center training program

Special interests: Sleep disorders



Mutasim-Abu-HasanMutasim Abu-Hasan, MD

Clinical Professor, Director Fellowship Training Program

Special interests: Asthma and CF research




Sreekala-PrabhakaranSreekala Prabhakaran, MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Special interests: Sleep medicine, Severe Asthma





Silvia Delgado Villalta, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Director CF Center, Newborn Screening program

Clinical interests: Asthma, CF, BPD



Dima-EzmignaDima Ezmigna, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical interests: Asthma, DLD, Sickle Cell, Pulmonary Hypertension, CF




Carmen Leon AstudilloCarmen Leon Astudillo, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Special interests: Aerodigestive disorders, Asthma, Neuromuscular diseases





Leslie HendelesLeslie Hendeles, Pharm.D.

Professor Emeritus

Clinical Interests: Determining bioequivalence of generic inhalers

Email: hendeles@cop.ufl.edu



Sally-ChesrownSarah E. Chesrown, MD, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Clinical interests: Asthma and airway anomalies

Email: chesrse@peds.ufl.edu



Shih-Wen Huang, MD

Professor Emeritus

Clinical Interests: Allergy

Email: huangsw@peds.ufl.edu


Pamela-SchulerPamela M. Schuler, MD

Professor Emeritus

Special interests: Children with musculoskeletal disorders, technology dependence; lung transplant






Trang BuiTrang Bui, MD

Third Year

Phone: (352) 273-8381





Matthew PertzbornMatthew Pertzborn, MD

Third Year

Phone: (352) 273-8381





Mohammed Al-HumiariMohammed Al-Humiari, MD, MS

First Year

Phone: (352) 273-8381





Clinical & Nursing Staff

Dawn Baker, ARNP, CCRC

  • Coordinator of Clinical Programs
  • Professional interests: Research

Brittany Knight, ARNP

  • Pediatric Pulmonary Diseases

Alicia Hardy, RN

  • Certified Asthma Educator, Sleep Program Coordinator

Alyssa Henry, PA

  • Pediatric Physician Assistant

Lashawnta (Tay) Gandy, LPN

  • Pediatric Pulmonary Diseases

Ticea Cannon, LPN

  • Pediatric Pulmonary Diseases


PPC Staff, Nutrition, Social Work, and Family Program

Elizabeth LeFave, ARN, CPNP, AE-C

  • PPC faculty nurse
  • Professional interests: Management of asthma and long term management of cystic fibrosis

Ellen Bowser, MS, RN, RD, LD

Jen Hillan, MSH, RD, LD

Susan Horky, MSW, LCSW

  • Faculty Social Worker
  • Special interests: Advocacy and cultural competence; diversity in faculty and trainees

Angela Miney, BA

  • Interests are family involvement, family centered care, patient safety
  • Email: aminey@peds.ufl.edu

Administration Support Staff

Brenda Martin

Lisa Harvey

Christopher Gates