Rashmin C. Savani, M.B., Ch.B., still remembers the messages shared with him by his late father when approaching his roles as a physician and leader.
Led by Dr. Maria Kelly, the initiative will provide continuity of care and improve UF Health patient experiences.
“The American Academy of Pediatrics and other groups are really strongly recommending the vaccine,” said UF Health Shands Pediatrician and Epidemiologist, Dr. Sonja Rasmussen. …
Dr. Jennifer Co-Vu is a Pediatric Cardiologist at UF Health Shands. She says it has been proven that myocarditis occurs most commonly by contracting COVID, not getting vaccinated.
With wide eyes and a cooing smile, Avery looked up as his mom and dad took turns reading from a Curious George book. Each page made the presence of Avery’s monitors and endless tubes slip further from the Brantleys’ minds. In these moments, they found stillness despite their…
As cases of the omicron variant continue to surge, two federal agencies have approved booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for 12- to 15-year-old children. Sonja A. Rasmussen, M.D., a professor in the departments of pediatrics and epidemiology at the UF College of…
As chairs of pediatrics in Florida’s medical schools, we are unified in our fight to protect Florida’s children against COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, deaths and long-term sequelae.
Dr. Sonja Rasmussen, a pediatrics and epidemiology professor at the University of Florida College of Medicine and College of Public Health, says parents need to get their children better masks.
Sixteen-year-old Reghan Dukes longed for answers. She was only 4 foot, 5 inches tall, and she had never had a menstrual cycle. Her mom was concerned, and after a few appointments with Reghan’s primary care physician, the possibility of Reghan having Turner syndrome emerged.
The Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s Cure-Search for Children’s Cancer is funding doctor Elias Sayour’s efforts to create a novel vaccine to treat brain cancer in children.