Dr. Marcia Katz is Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and professor of medicine at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine.

A practicing pulmonary and critical care physician, Dr. Katz came to UCF in 2016. Prior to that, she served in multiple leadership roles at the Baylor College of Medicine. She was Associate Chair of Medicine for Clinical Affairs, Medical Director of the Department of Medicine for the Faculty Group Practice, and Chief of Adult Medicine at Texas Children’s Hospital/The Pavilion for Women. In her role as Associate Chair, she led the clinical mission of practice sites and affiliated institutions with a renewed focus on patient-centered care with the highest quality and safety. As head of adult medicine at TCH, she planned and helped build the Pavilion for Women, a state-of-the-art 110-bed OB-GYN hospital that opened in 2012.

She served as medical director of the medical school’s Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center, one of the largest accredited CF centers in the nation. She also served as Co-PI of the Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutic Development Center, the facility’s clinical research arm. A former ELAM (Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program for Women) fellow at Drexel University College of Medicine, she holds a graduate certificate in healthcare management from Rice University. She was also honored in 2012 with the Ben and Margaret Love Foundation Bobby R. Alford Award for Academic Clinical Professionalism, the highest award Baylor gives to a medical school faculty member.



Tang S, Moonnumakal SP, Stevens B, Douglas G, Mason S, Schmitt ES, Eng CM, Katz M, Fang Characterization of a recurrent 3.8 kb deletion involving exons 17a and 17b within the CFTR gene, J Cyst Fibrosis. 2013:12(3):290-4


Moran A, Brunzell C, Cohen RC, Katz M, Marshall BC, Onady G, Robinson KA, Sabadosa KA, Stecenko A, Slovis B, the CFRD Guidelines Committee. Clinical Care Guidelines for Cystic Fibrosis – Related Diabetes: A position statement of the American Diabetes Association and a clinical practice guideline of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, endorsed by the Pediatric Endocrine Society, Diabetes Care, 2010 December; 33(12):2697-2708.


Moskowitz SM, Emerson JC, McNamara S, Shell RD, Orenstein DM, Rosenbluth D, Katz MF, Ahrens R, Hornick D, Joseph PM, Gibson RL, Aitken ML, Benton WW, Burns JL. Randomized Trial of biofilm testing to select antibiotics for cystic fibrosis airway infection, Pediatric Pulmonology, 2010 October 20 (published ahead of print).


Z Safdar, MF Katz, AE Frost. Computed axial tomography evidence of left atrial enlargement: a predictor of elevated pulmonary capillary wedge pressure in pulmonary hypertension, International Journal of General Medicine, December 2009, Volume 2010:3.


CM Oermann, C Wheeler, S Cumming, MF Katz. A Pilot Study Evaluating the Potential Use of Low Dose Methotrexate as an Anti-Inflammatory Therapy for CF Lung Disease, Pediatric Pulmonology, Supplement 30, 258, 2007