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 about our division and other programs, please visit the following sites:


Nurses and Nurse Practitioners

  • Shannon Patrick, ARNP, MSN
  • Katie Stakely, RN
  • Jaime Thomas, RN
  • Twila Vance, LPN

Diabetes Educators

Email: diabetes@peds.ufl.edu

  • Amy Aponik, RD
  • Stephanie Foss, RD
  • Katie Stakely, RN


  • Hannah Stahmer, MS, RDN, LD

Office Administrative Staff

  • Ashley Sammons
  • Debbie McKeown

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