Meet the Team

Mark Brantly, MD
Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair of Research, Department of Medicine
Alpha-1 Foundation Research Professor

Positions and Honors

Professional Experience

  • 1986-1989 Parker B. Francis Fellow, Pulmonary Branch, NHLBI, Bethesda, MD
  • 1989-1990 Senior Staff Fellow, Pulmonary Branch, NHLBI, Bethesda, MD
  • 1988-1998 NHLBI Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Registry Steering Committee
  • 1988-1998 Director, National Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Phenotyping Laboratory, Pulmonary-Critical Care Medicine Branch, NHLBI, Bethesda, MD
  • 1990-1994 NICHD-IRB Committee Member, Bethesda, MD
  • 1995-1998 Head, Unit on Genetic Disorders of Secreted Proteins, Human Genetics Branch, NICHD, Bethesda, MD
  • 1995-1998 Senior Investigator and Head, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Pulmonary-Critical Care Medicine Branch, NHLBI, Bethesda, MD
  • 1996-2001 Board of Directors & Director of Research Alpha-1 Foundation, Coconut Grove, FL
  • 1996-2002 Co-Chair, Alpha-1 Foundation Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee, Coconut Grove, FL
  • 1998 – Professor of Medicine, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Florida College of Med, Gainesville, FL
  • 1998 – Director, UF Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Genetics Laboratory, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
  • 2000-2010 University of Florida GCRC Associate Director, Gainesville, FL
  • 2006 – 2009 FDA Pulmonary Drug Advisory Committee Chair
  • 2010 – 2017 Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
  • 2016 – Vice Chair of Research, Department of Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Honors

  • 1999 – Alpha-1 Foundation Endowed Professor
  • 2007 UF Faculty Achievement Award
  • 2008 UF Faculty Research Prize in Clinical Science
  • 2010  FDA Service Award

UF Alpha-1 Research Staff

Clinical Nurse PRACTITIONER & Assistant Director of Research

Christina M Eagan, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC

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Clinical Research Coordinator

Michelle Owens, RN

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