Staff Announcements

March 2021

We are pleased to announce that Yemi Sokumbi, M.D., has accepted the role of Associate Medical Director, Department of Business Development at Mayo Clinic in Florida.

Dr. Sokumbi has been a senior associate consultant in the Department of Dermatology since 2019.  She is an associate professor of dermatology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. 

As Associate Medical Director, Department of Business Development at Mayo Clinic in Florida, Dr. Sokumbi will partner with the department and our numerous internal and external stakeholders to commercialize technologies across the health care spectrum, advance Mayo’s strategic plans through corporate development activities, and provide revenue back to advance the Mayo mission. 

 

November 2020

We are pleased to announce that Charles Bruce, M.D., has accepted the role of Assistant Medical Director, Department of Business Development.

Dr. Bruce has been a consultant in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases since 2001.  He is a professor of medicine in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.  Dr. Bruce currently serves as the Associate Medical Director of Mayo Clinic Venture in Jacksonville, FL, the Director of Business Development – Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine in Jacksonville, FL, the Medical Director – Mayo Clinic Innovation Exchange in Jacksonville, FL and the Chief Innovation Officer at Mayo Clinic in Florida.  A passionate inventor, Dr. Bruce has successfully developed multiple technologies positively impacting patient care. 

As Assistant Medical Director, Department of Business Development, Dr. Bruce will partner with the department and our numerous internal and external stakeholders to commercialize technologies across the health care spectrum, advance Mayo’s strategic plans through corporate development activities, and provide revenue back to advance the Mayo mission.