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December Department Highlights

Published: Dec 16th, 2013

American Academy of Pediatrics Conference Highlights Record Attendance In October, we had record participation in the national AAP conference in Orlando. More than 20 UF medical students, 15 house officers […]

October Department Highlights

Published: Oct 22nd, 2013

UF teams with company to advance gene therapy treatments A biotechnology company has raised $30 million to advance gene therapy treatments developed at the University of Florida Powell Gene Therapy […]

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Awards $250,000 grant to Pediatric Faculty Member

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Awards $250,000 grant to Pediatric Faculty Member

Published: Oct 22nd, 2013

Hyundai Hope on Wheels Awards $250,000 grant to UF Health Pediatric Cancer Researcher University of Florida researcher Lamis Eldjerou, M.D., received a Hyundai Hope on Wheels 2013 grant to support […]

September Department Highlights

September Department Highlights

Published: Sep 18th, 2013

UF Department of Pediatrics welcomes the following new faculty members and division chiefs and is excited to share expansion plans! New Pediatric Division Chiefs Critical Care Medicine: Leslie Avery, M.D., […]

Climb for Cancer

Climb for Cancer

Published: Sep 18th, 2013

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Chair Shows Dedication by Climbing for Cancer At the end of July, William Slayton, M.D., pediatric hematology/oncology chair, journeyed to Peru for an adventure of a lifetime – […]

William Slayton

William Slayton

Published: May 17th, 2013

Dr. William Slayton, Division Chief and Associate Chair of Hematology/Oncology has been working for years to reduce the pain of pediatric leukemia.

Desmond Schatz

Desmond Schatz

Published: May 17th, 2013

Internationally-Renowned Pediatrics Diabetes Researcher Models Compassion, Innovation, and Scholarship – All for the Benefit of Children