MBI Behind the Scenes

It takes a village to keep the MBI research community running smoothly. We’re highlighting some of the key staff members driving our efforts.

April 2023

John May

May’s work at the McKnight Brain Institute helps ensure that faculty and staff have access to innovative facilities, and he is currently co-leading the UF Neuromedicine Human Brain and Tissue Bank renovation project.

John May standing in front of the m-b-i building

Jan 2023

Kate Casey-Sawicki

As the assistant director of UF’s Breathing Research and Therapeutics (BREATHE) Center as well as UF’s Brain Injury, Rehabilitation, and Neuroresilience (BRAIN) Center, Kate Casey-Sawicki‘s duties are wide-ranging.

Kate Casey Sawicki smiling outdoors

May 2021

Kevin Hanson

For more than two decades, Kevin Hanson has served the UF research community, and in 2014, he began his current role as an application developer analyst.

Kevin Hanson working on his computer

April 2021

Felecia Milton

Felecia Milton has served the UF neuroscience research community for more than 20 years, and in 2009, she began her current role as an administrative specialist with the MBI

Felecia smiles up from her computer