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Michelle Jaffee

Assistant Director of Communications, McKnight Brain Institute

Michelle Koidin Jaffee is assistant director of communications for the McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida. In more than 20 years as a journalist, she worked as a reporter for the Associated Press in six cities and as a features writer for the San Antonio Express-News. In 2006, she wrote a weekly column for the Express-News about life with her infant twins during her husband’s deployment to Iraq. Before joining the UF Health staff in February 2016, she also served as a regular contributor to the American Heart Association’s news site. A native of Chicago, she graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where she studied government and Spanish.