Contact Information

MDC 7140 Geriatric Clerkship CONTACTS:

SEE Canvas E-Learning and the latest posted syllabus for most current contacts

Course Administration

Course Directors and Coordinator Contact Information

Course Director: Mallory Otto, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Aging and Geriatric Research

Office: 352-294-5550

Course Coordinator (interim): Teresa Richardson

Office: 352-294-5851

Palliative Instructor: Dr. Melanie Hagen

Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of Internal Medicine at Medical Plaza

Phone: 352-222-4895

 COM Quality Improvement Training (Fridays)

Erik Black, PhD


Course Instructors and Locations for Geriatric Rehabilitation

VA GEM/PCU – Gainesville

Malcom Randall VA Medical Center

1601 SW Archer Rd

Gainesville, FL 32608-1197

Phone: 352-376-1611


UF Health-Shands Rehabilitation Hospital

4101 NW 89th Blvd

Gainesville, FL 32606

Phone: 352-373-4321


UF Health – Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Institute

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

3450 Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32607

Phone: 352-273-7461


Mary Ellen Paulk Assistant to Zaremski :


Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital

3599 University Blvd South

Jacksonville FL 32216

Phone: (904) 345-7776   Fax (904) 345-7772

Brooks Primary Contact:

Rhonda Boatright, Administrative Assistant


Signature Health Skill Nursing Facility

4000 SW 20th Ave

Gainesville, FL 32607

Phone: 352-377-1981

Medical Director: Bhanu. Sandesara, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Aging & Geriatric Research, UF College of Medicine

Course Instructors and Locations for Geriatric Medicine: Senior Care clinic and Inpatient Consult Service

UF Health Senior Care Clinic

2004 Mowry Road, 1st floor, south wing

Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-294-5800


 UF Shands Inpatient Consult

1600 SW Archer Rd (South Tower)

Gainesville, FL 32608


Course Instructors and Locations for Palliative & Hospice Care

Shands Hospital Palliative Care Consult Service

1600 SW Archer Rd, Room 3204

Gainesville, FL 32608

Phone: Physician on service pager: 352-413-7356; ARNP 219-8000

Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine Friday Conferences

See syllabus and E-Learning for current schedule.


Haven Hospice

300 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601

Phone: 352-378-7484 or 352-873-7400


Marion County Hospice Dr. Merry Lossada, Medical Director

3231 SW 34th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474

Phone: 352-873-7400