The mission of the Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine is to be an internationally outstanding academic center. Our faculty members conduct research, analyze policy, deliver clinical care, and provide specialized training to healthcare providers locally, nationally and internationally. Our goal is to be a resource for infectious disease identification, prevention and treatment issues, including bioterrorism and the emergence of new pathogens.
We are excited to announce that Ana Paula Velez, MD, FACP is returning to the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine as a full-time Associate Professor of Medicine. She returns to us from her recent position at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital and the Brooksville VA Clinic providing HIV and primary care.
Dr. Velez earned her medical degree and surgery training from CES University in Medellin, Colombia. She completed residencies at San Juan City Hospital in Puerto Rico and Orlando Regional Center. In 2007, she completed her Infectious Diseases fellowship with the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. She joined the Division of Infectious Disease in 2007 upon completion of her fellowship.
During her previous time with the Division, Dr. Velez cared for ID patients at Moffitt Cancer Center. She was also Director of Medical Health Administration for USF Health. Dr. Velez has also been very active in our international programs as country coordinator for educational programs in Colombia.
We are excited to welcome her back to the Division of Infectious Disease & International Medicine. Dr. Velez will be a welcome addition to our teaching team at Moffitt Cancer Center.
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