More than 45 faculty, staff and researchers contribute to the advancement of biomedical engineering at the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering. The close-knit community of faculty, students and staff creates a unique environment in which world-class research and education flourish.

All of the BME faculty are highly collaborative with other departments in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (e.g., Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering) and across other Colleges at UF (e.g., Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health).

Department Leadership

Christine Schmidt

Professor, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Chair & Department Chair

Daniel Ferris

Robert W. Adenbaum Professor & Senior Associate Chair

Cherie Stabler

Professor & Associate Chair for Graduate Studies

Kyle D. Allen

Associate Professor, Associate Chair for UG Studies, ABET Coordinator


Other Administrative Appointments

Eric Fuller (Starts Fall 2019)


Aysegul Gunduz

Associate Professor, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Term Fellow & Diversity Officer

May Mansy (Starts Fall 2019)


Peter McFetridge

Associate Professor, Integra LifeSciences Term Professor & Graduate Coordinator

Sarah Rowlinson

Lecturer & Undergraduate Coordinator