Karen Rhodenizer
Communications Director, College of Dentistry

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She received her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from the UF College of Journalism and Communications in 1987 and worked for several years in Jacksonville, Fla., after graduation before returning to Gainesville in 1990. She worked for LifeSouth Community Blood Centers for 16 years as the Director of Corporate Affairs before joining the college in 2008.


Director of Communications for the UF College of Dentistry. She coordinates internal communications projects, assists with communications to the college’s alumni, donors and friends, writes and edits Gator Dentist Today, coordinates special events for internal and external audiences, handles media relations, helps promote the college through various marketing activities and publications, and oversees content and direction of the college’s online presence through the web site and other online media tools such as Facebook.