Alumni Board Members

FSU Medical Alumni Board

Tanya Anim
Alumni Board Chair, Tanya Anim, M.D

The purpose for creating the FSU Medical Alumni group for the College of Medicine is to reach out to and engage alumni in the advancement of the College of Medicine. The College of Medicine’s Medical Alumni Board is created in structure, organization, and sets of duties and responsibilities to assist the Dean in advocating and advancing the mission of the college. It is desired that the Board will be a resource of creativity, providing input. It is intended that the Board shall include those alumni of the Program in Medical Sciences or of the College of Medicine, who serve or have served as leaders in health care. For more information, please contact

Executive Committee

Tanya Anim, M.D. 

Fort Myers, FL 
COM ’10 – Family Medicine

Floyd Jaggears, M.D. 
Former Chair
Tallahassee, FL 
PIMS ’83 – Orthopaedic Surgery

Rick Sheridan, M.D. 
Tampa, FL 
PIMS ’76 – Neonatal/Perinatal 

Marlisha Edwards, M.D. 
Tallahassee, FL 
COM ’11 – Family

Richard Adkins, M.D. 
Franklin, TN 
PIMS ’81 – Anesthesiology

Rudy Hehn, M.D. 
Elected Director
Thomasville, GA
PIMS ’78 – Family Medicine

Charles Ritchie, M.D. 
Elected Director

Jacksonville, FL
COM ’08 – Radiation Oncology


 Board Members

Michael Sweeney, M.D.
Former Chair
Jacksonville, FL 
PIMS ‘ 75 – Vascular Surgery

Christie Alexander, M.D. 
Former Chair
Tallahassee, FL 
COM ’05 – Family Medicine

Edward St. Mary, M.D. 
Melbourne, FL
PIMS '79 – Orthopedic Surgery

Sandeep Rahangdale, M.D.*
Regional Campus Designee
Tallahassee, FL 
Preventative Cardiology

Matthew Lee, M.D. 
Tallahassee, FL 
COM ’06 – Orthopedic Surgery

Stephanie Lee, M.D. 
Tallahassee, FL 
COM ’06 – Obstetrics & Gynecology

Sarah Ritchie, M.D. 
Jacksonville, FL
COM '08 – Pediatrics

Cody VanLandingham, M.D. 
Tallahassee, FL 
COM '08 – Family Medicine

Gary Dana, M.D. 
Cocoa Beach, FL
PIMS '89 – Orthopedic Surgery

Paul Deci, M.D. 
Orlando, FL
PIMS '83 – Psychiatry

Ric Newman, M.D. 
Milton, FL
PIMS '83 – Gastroenterology

David Rice, M.D. 
Jacksonville, FL
PIMS '95 – Internal Medicine

Mike Weiss, M.D. 
Gainesville, FL
PIMS '91 – Neonatal/Perinatal 

Madeleine Zeichner, PA-C 
Fresno, CA
PA '19 – Family Medicine PA



 Student Board Members

JP Megna
M.D. Class of 2021

Abigail Schirmer
M.D. Class of 2022

Dominique Williams
M.D. Class of 2023

Cuneyt Ozkardes
M.D. Class of 2024

Lauren Hemstreet
PA Class of 2020
Charles Saylor
PA Class of 2021
Lindsey Harrison
PA Class of 2022