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The Division of Endocrinology is dedicated to leadership and excellence in clinical service, teaching and research for a range of metabolic and endocrine disorders. The Division of Endocrinology has become a national leader in pediatric diabetes research as well as boasting the world’s largest center for glycogen storage disease, the nation’s largest program for Prader-Willi syndrome and clinics for other metabolic and endocrine disorders.

For more information, please visit the Diabetes Center of Excellence website and the Glycogen Storage Disease Program website.


Nurses and Nurse Practitioners

  • Jessica Ferguson, BSN
  • Iris Ferrecchia, RN, CHC
  • Shannon Lyles, BSN, CDE
  • Shannon Patrick, ARNP, MSN
  • Elizabeth “Betsy” Potocik, RN, CCRC
  • Katie Stakely, RN
  • Jaime Thomas, RN
  • Twila Vance, LPN


  • Katalin Ross, RD, LDN
  • Hannah Stahmer, MS, RDN, LD

Contact Information

Office Location

1699 SW 16th Avenue
CMS Building A, Room 2160
Gainesville, FL 32608

Office: (352) 265-PEDS (7337)
Fax: (352) 627-4415

Mailing address

UF Pediatrics – Division of Endocrinology
1699 SW 16th Avenue
Building A, Room 2160
Gainesville, FL 32608