Staff and Board of Directors

Staff Listing, Email Links, and Areas of Assistance

Teresa "Angie" Smith, MPH

Executive Director​

  • Questions about official agreements and consortiums

  • Industry sponsors:  First contact

  • Grant funding

    • Pre-application questions about budgeting and collaborative agreements/consortiums

    • Pre-award budget review 

  • Post-award information/questions

Paige Webb

Operations Manager

Requests for supplies or equipment

Requests for reimbursement

Lynn Dirk, MAMC

Grants Specialist

Pre-award grant assistance

Newsletter and Webmaster

Board of Directors

Note:  Non-Board titles in italics.

Teresa "Angie" Smith, MPH

Ex Officio Member

Executive Director, NFFRE

Wende Dottor, MHA

President and Chair

Interim Executive Health System Director, North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS)

Ilona Schmalfuss, MD


Chief of Staff, NF/SGVHS

Vincent A. DeGennaro, MD, MS

Retired Chief of Staff Miami

L. Chad Hood, MD

Associate Chief of Staff for Education, NF/SGVHS

Tiffani Mickens, MSN, RN

Registered Nurse in Critical Care

Ascension St. Vincent’s Health System

Timothy Settle, DACVPM, DACLAM


Joshua Yarrow, PhD

Acting Associate Chief of Staff for Research, NF/SGVHS

Michael R. Bubb, MD

Staff Rheumatologist, NF/SGVHS

Carsten, Schmalfuss, MD

Staff Cardiologist, NF/SGVHS

Peruvemba Sriram, MD

Staff Pulmonologist, NF/SGVHS