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Linda Edwards, M.D.

Dean, UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Linda Edwards, M.D., is dean of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville. She also serves as associate chair of the department of medicine, chief of the division of internal medicine and the medical director for the program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Edwards received her medical degree from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, and completed an internal medicine residency at the UF-affiliated Jacksonville Health Education Programs. Upon completion of her residency, she joined UF at the then-University Hospital in 1984. In 1993, Edwards was promoted to associate professor and chief of the division of general internal medicine. In 2008, she was also appointed associate chair for the department of medicine, and in 2013 was named senior associate dean.

Edwards is board-certified in internal medicine and sees patients at the UF Health Jacksonville and UF Health Emerson Medical Plaza internal medicine centers, as well as at the Jacksonville Program for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at the downtown campus.