Dorothy L. Contiguglia-Akan

Adjunct Professor/ AIDP Graduate Program


After graduating from Tulane University School of Medicine, Dr. Contiguglia-Akcan came to Miami to complete her Family Medicine residency at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital.  She has also attained a certification in Travel Medicine, which is awarded by the International Society of Travel Medicine.  At FIU Health, she provides primary care and travel health services, and teaches clinical skills to medical students.  She is a member of the FIU-FAST Team and an affiliate of the FIU Center for Women’s and Gender Studies.  She is also a mother to two beautiful children and wife to a loving husband.