Staff and Board of Directors

Staff Listing, Email Links, and Areas of Assistance

Teresa "Angie" Smith, MPH

Executive Director​

teresa.smith11@va.gov

  • 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

paige.webb@va.gov

Requests for supplies or equipment

Requests for reimbursement

Lynn Dirk, MAMC

Grants Specialist

lynn.dirk@va.gov

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

Secretary/Treasurer

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

Veterinarian

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