Emily Mavrakis

Senior Writer, UF College of Medicine


Emily Mavrakis is the senior writer for the UF College of Medicine’s communications team, where she strategizes and produces content including written articles, videos and photography to highlight the achievements and initiatives of college faculty, students, staff and alumni. She also serves as the assistant editor for the college’s print publications, Florida Physician magazine and the Dr. Gator newsletter. Prior to joining the UF Medicine staff in 2021, she served as the business reporter for the Gainesville Sun newspaper and interned as a science writer with the Florida Museum of Natural History. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from UF.

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UF Health Shands main hospital building
A physician assistant student smiles and adjusts his clinical white coat.
Doctoral students give an oath during their white coat ceremony.
A medical student celebrates with a family member after commencement.
A doctoral graduate hugs a faculty member.
A medical student waves at the camera as students return to their seats at the white coat ceremony.
University of Florida medical students in the class of 2024 surround Hippocratic Award winner Shelley Collins to pose for a group photo.
A group of seven graduate students stand holding awards outside of the Harrell Medical Education Building.
University of Florida 40 Gators Under 40 winners Devin Bustin, Jennifer Goetz and Avan Armaghani stand holding plaques.
Maryam Rahman performing brain surgery.