ASEMFL 2021 Annual Meeting: ASEMFL Inductees


Maria T. Abreu

Professor of Medicine

University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Advanced understanding of therapeutic drug monitoring genotype-phenotype associations in inflammatory bowel diseases

Deborah C. Beidel

Pegasus and Trustee Professor of Psychology

University of Central Florida

Development, validation, and implementation of effective social treatment for children and PTSD for Veterans

Robert H. Byrne

Distinguished University Professor

College of Marine Science, University of South Florida

Pioneering research and developments in marine science, particularly seawater physical chemistry

Roberta D. Goode

Founder and President


Well respected Business Leader, Entrepreneur and Employer in the area of Quality and Regulatory Sciences

James R. Lewis

Distinguished User Experience Researcher

MeasuringU, LLC

Development of the IBM widely used usability test and for technological innovations for the first smart phone

Israel Morejon


Integrated Engineering Technology

Pioneering technologies for LED, HVAC, wireless communications, thermodynamics, software, and nanotechnology

Stephen D. Nimer

Director, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

University of Miami

Groundbreaking discoveries, led major trials, mentored many researchers and obtained NCI designation

Guillermo Prado

Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs, and Dean of the Graduate School and Professor of Nursing and Health Studies, Public Health Sciences and Psychology

University of Miami

Creating science-based youth prevention interventions and taking them to scale nationally and internationally

Adalio T. Sanchez


S Group Advisory, LLC

Contributions to the development of world-class Information Technology industry standards and computing systems

Sudeep Sarkar

Professor and Chair

Computer Science and Engineering Department, University of South Florida

Distinguished contributions in computer vision and pattern recognition, perceptual organization and biometrics

Christine E. Schmidt

J Crayton Pruitt Family Endowed Chair, and Chair

Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Florida

Innovation of biomedical technologies impacting thousands & university & national biomedical engineering leadership

Sudipta Seal

Professor and Chair

Materials Science and Engineering, University of Central Florida

Outstanding research in multi-functional redox active nanoengineered oxide, leadership in MSE-nano education

Yuk-Ching Tse-Dinh

Director and Distinguished University Professor

Biomolecular Sciences Institute and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida International University

Seminal research on bacterial genome structure regulation and pioneering countermeasures against superbugs

Carolyn M. Tucker

Florida Blue Endowed Chair in Health Disparities Research, Distinguished Alumni Professor, Professor of Psychology and of Community Health

University of Florida

Creating science-based tools health promotion and culturally sensitive health care in underserved communities

Jeffery M. Vance

Professor, Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics

University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Neurogenetics research expert who has made outstanding contributions to gene discovery for major human diseases