More than 85 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

Cherie Stabler
Professor & Department Chair, J. Crayton Pruitt Family & UF Foundation Preeminence Professor
Lakiesha Williams

Professor & Associate Chair for Graduate Studies

Walter Lee Murfee

Associate Professor & Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies


Other Administrative Appointments

Sarah Furtney

Instructional Associate Professor, Undergraduate Coordinator & J. Crayton Pruitt Family Term Fellow

Gregory Hudalla

Associate Professor, Integra LifeSciences Term Professor & Graduate Coordinator

BME Department Committee Chairs

Kyle D. Allen
Research Committee
Wesley E. Bolch
Executive Committee
Mingzhou Ding
Faculty Search Committee
Ruogu Fang
Inclusive Excellence Committee
Daniel Ferris
Tenure and Promotions
Aysegul Gunduz
Honors and Awards Committee
Peter McFetridge
Safety Committee
Walter Lee Murfee
Undergraduate Program Committee
Edward A. Phelps
Engagement, Outreach and Public Relations Committee
Ana Maria Porras
Departmental Seminar Committee
Lakiesha Williams
Graduate Program Committee