Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointments of Nina Di Pietro and Joy A. Tootle to the Board of Medicine.
Di Pietro, 32, of Oakland Park, is an attorney with the Florida Litigation Law Firm. Previously, she worked for the Kreiss Law Firm and the Broward County Public Defender’s Office. Di Pietro received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and her law degree from Nova Southeastern University. She succeeds Donald Mullins and is appointed for a term beginning September 23, 2013, and ending October 31, 2016.
Tootle, 41, of Gainesville, is an adjunct professor with the Kaplan University, School of Legal Studies. Previously, she served as an assistant general counsel and executive director with the Department of Health, and an assistant attorney general with the Attorney General’s Office. Tootle received her bachelor’s and law degree from Florida State University. She succeeds Bradley Levine and is appointed for a term beginning September 23, 2013, and ending October 31, 2016.
The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.