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Class Notes 1980-1989

Class of 1984:


James Benenati, MD ’84, delivered the opening talk at the largest national meeting of interventional radiologists on March 23 at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 39th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego. Dr. Benenati is an interventional radiologist and the medical director of both the Peripheral Vascular Laboratory at Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute and Interventional Radiology for Baptist Health South Florida. 


Class of 1986:

Andrew Atkinson, MD ’86​​, is an internist who is married to classmate Carolyn Feltus-Atkinson, MD '86, a pediatrician. Joseph Wasselle, MD ’86, is a surgeon who is married to classmate Stacia Poole Wasselle, MD ’86, a dermatologist. These classmates are alumni couples in the Melbourne, FL region.  Both couples have sons, Brian Atkinson and Joseph Wasselle, attending medical school together as part of the Class of 2018.


Class of 1988:


Michael T. Flannery, MD ’88, was among eight people from throughout Tampa Bay to be named a 2014 Health Care Hero by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. The award program helps recognize individuals and organizations in the community who have a major impact on the quality of health provided to area residents. Dr. Flannery, a professor of medicine at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, won the award in the Community Outreach category for his efforts in starting the Saint Andre Free Clinic.A "medical home" that provides efficient care and improves outcomes for under-served patients. Click here to read more.


Angela Scheuerle, MD '88, after 11 years in private practice genetics, Dr. Scheurle has returned full time to academic medicine. She is now a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics and Metabolism, at University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. She continues nearly 20 years with the Texas Department of State Health Services monitoring birth defect prevalence in Texas. Additionally, she consults with U.S. and international pharmaceutical companies monitoring for potential medication teratogenicity.


Class of 1989:


Michael Bougoulias, M.D. ’89, was appointed as the new medical director at the Nuviva Medical Weight Loss clinic of Orlando. In addition to serving as Nuviva Medical Weight Loss' Medical Director, Bougoulias also cares for patients through Physician's Associates Orlando Health, one of the area's most distinguished medical practices.

Stuart Schecter, MD ’89, has been named Director of The Mount Sinai Health Network’s Cardiac Device Remote Monitoring System. The program tracks the status of implanted cardiac rhythm devices and provides secure data to hospitals, satellite practices, affiliates and Mount Sinai-owned practices through each patient’s electronic health record (EHR). Dr. Schecter, who spent almost two decades in practice at St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center in Roslyn, NY, will work with the Mount Sinai Cardiovascular Institute leadership to continue building world-class electrophysiology services. Throughout his career, Dr. Schecter has implanted more than 8,000 cardiac devices and has been issued 18 United States patents.


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