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B.J. and Eve Wilder Center of Excellence for Epilepsy Research

Students and faculty affiliated with the laboratory engage in a variety of scientific endeavors with a primary goal to understand the mechanisms of epilepsy and to apply this knowledge toward developing new treatments and cures.

Center for the Arts in Healthcare Research & Education

It is the mission of the Center for the Arts in Healthcare Research and Education to facilitate research, education and training in the use of the arts to enhance the healing process, to further develop arts in health care as career options for artists and to promote art and creativity as catalysts for developing healthy lifestyles.

Center for Breastfeeding & Newborns

The mission of the Center for Breastfeeding and Newborns is to improve infant health by increasing chances for successful long-term breastfeeding through parent and professional education, expert clinical care, and advocacy for the rights of breastfeeding families both in the hospital and after discharge to the home.

Center for Neuromuscular and Orphan Diseases

The multidisciplinary Center for Neuromuscular and Orphan Diseases at the University of Florida is founded on the philosophy that integrated, interdisciplinary care is the most effective approach for patients with Neuromuscular and Orphan Diseases.

Congenital Heart Center

The Congenital Heart Center at the University of Florida is a nationally and internationally recognized center of excellence for providing state of the art pediatric cardiology care from the newborn to the adult with congenital heart disease.

Craniofacial Center

The University of Florida Craniofacial Center’s interdisciplinary team approach consists of many specialists working together to provide the best possible integrated care.Our team consists of health professionals from pediatrics, surgery, clinical psychology, speech-language pathology, otolaryngology, audiology, nursing, pediatric dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, and maxillofacial.

Diabetes Center of Excellence

The Diabetes Center of Excellence at UF Health Shands Hospital  unites clinical care, research, education and advocacy to provide a comprehensive program to improve the lives of people living with diabetes.

Family Data Center

The Family Data Center (FDC) is comprised of an interdisciplinary group of faculty and staff who engage in risk assessment, outcomes research, program evaluation, fiscal impact studies, cost-benefit analysis, and information management at the national and state level.

Institute on Child Health Policy

The Institute for Child Health Policy brings together a multidisciplinary faculty from the University of Florida to conduct innovative and rigorous science to promote the health of children, adolescents, and young adults.

International Travel and Tropical Medicine Center

The objective of the International Travel and Tropical Medicine Center at the University of Florida is to provide a safe and healthy travel experience to adults and children engaging in international travel.

Pediatric Asthma Center

The University of Florida Pediatric Asthma Center of Excellence, or PACE, is a multidisciplinary team at the forefront of comprehensive asthma care and advancement through research.

Pediatric Cardiac MRI/CT Center

The Pediatric Cardiac MRI/CT Center at the University of Florida is interdisciplinary, with experts from Pediatric Cardiology and Radiology working together. The principal goal is to provide state-of-the art pediatric cardiac diagnostic services to children with heart disease within Florida and the rest of the country.

Pediatric Sarcoma Center

The Pediatric Sarcoma Center at the University of Florida consists of a multidisciplinary team of highly experienced and compassionate professionals who will provide expert management of your child’s cancer.

Pediatrics Information Technology (IT) Center

The Pediatrics Information Technology (IT) Center provides personal computer, mobile device, networking, web site, database, and server support/services for the faculty and staff of the Department of Pediatrics.

Pediatric Psychology and Family Studies

The focus of this center is on the relationships between physical and behavioral health, illness, and adjustment in children, youth, and families.

Powell Gene Therapy Center

The Powell Gene Therapy Center (PGTC) at the University of Florida (UF) has been instrumental in the development of newer, safer agents for the delivery of therapeutic genes to patients with genetic diseases, such as cystic fibrosis (CF) and alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency (AAT-D).

Turner Syndrome Center

The University of Florida’s Turner Syndrome Center of Excellence is one of the only centers in the southeastern U.S. that provides specialized care to girls and women with TS.