Mailman Center Director Named Senior Associate Dean for Child Health (FL UCEDD/LEND)

November 18, 2019

Dr. Daniel Armstrong has been named senior associate dean for child health, responsible for leading and coordinating the expansion of child health for the Miller School and UHealth, including opportunities for development of a South Florida Child Health Network.

For more than five years Dr. Armstrong has served as interim senior associate dean for faculty affairs, overseeing the faculty recruitment process, appointment, promotion, tenure, and faculty and leadership support activities for the Miller School. "With years of distinguished service as director of the Mailman Center for Child Development and executive vice chair of the Miller School Department of Pediatrics, Dr. Armstrong is singularly qualified to coordinate and expand our child health services and lead the creation of a South Florida Child Health Network. He will also work to develop an interdisciplinary, cross-departmental system of basic, clinical, translational, community, and health services research in child health", said Henri Ford, MD, MHA Dean and Chief Academic Officer.

Dr. Armstrong has long supported the Miller School's state, regional, and national efforts by serving on the national board of the American Cancer Society, the national board of the Association of University Centers on Disability, as president of the Florida Association of Children's Hospitals, and chair of Florida's Biomedical Research Advisory Council and its research grants program.