Peds division chief becomes U.S. citizen

Vikas Dharnidharka, M.D., the division chief of nephrology in the department of pediatrics, and his wife, Dimple, became U.S. citizens April 17 during a naturalization ceremony at the federal courthouse in Gainesville. Dharnidharka, who along with his wife is from India, has been at UF since 1999 and was named division chief in 2007. For more on this story and to see photos of the ceremony, check out the May/June issue of The POST.