Mayo Clinic names next CEO of Florida campus

Gianrico Farrugia, MD, will assume his role as CEO of Mayo Clinic's Jacksonville, Fla., campus in 2015.


Dr. Farrugia will assume his new role, which includes the title of vice president, on Jan. 1, 2015. He succeeds William Rupp, MD, who will retire from Mayo Clinic at the end of 2014. Dr. Rupp has served as CEO of Mayo Clinic's Florida campus since 2008.

Dr. Farrugia has been with Mayo Clinic for more than 26 years as a physician on the system's campus in Rochester, Minn. He works in the divisions of gastroenterology and hepatology and physiology and biomedical engineering. He is also a professor of medicine, physiology and biomedical engineering.

Dr. Farrugia currently serves as director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine and director of the system's enteric neuroscience program. He previously served as research chair of the department of medicine.

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