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Associate Director for External Communications
Mickie Anderson joined the UF Health staff in August 2021 as associate director for external communications. She oversees news releases about breakthroughs in scientific research and is managing editor of The Post, among many editing duties. A Florida native, she was raised in Alachua County and was previously an assistant metro editor at The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, Tennessee and local news editor at The Gainesville Sun. Before that, she was a reporter at The Tampa Tribune and The Orlando Sentinel, covering everything from investigative projects to law enforcement. She is a graduate of UF’s college of journalism and communications and has taught reporting at the University of Memphis and UF.