Innovation and Excellence: Highlights of UF Department of Pediatrics 2012

Please click the button below to read a Year-in-Review from Scott Rivkees, M.D., Chair of Pediatrics, recapping the progress of the Department of Pediatrics.

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Department Highlights

UF Announces New Pediatric Neurology Residency Program

The Department of Pediatrics has launched a residency program in pediatric neurology, helping to ease a decades-long nationwide shortage of specialists. The program is the second of its kind in Florida, and one of just 72 nationally.

Please click HERE to read more about the program, which Edgard Andrade, M.D., M.S.,directs.

Congratulations Barry Byrne, M.D.!

  • Dr. Byrne was named the editor of the new Human Gene Therapy Clinical Development Journal, which will will serve as a venue for publishing data relevant to the regulatory review and commercial development of cell and gene therapy products.
  • He also received a $75,000 grant from Sanofi-aventis U.S. for Post-doctoral Training in Pompe Disease Evaluation and Management.



Vote for Shands Hospital for Children at UF through Jan. 30

White Cloud is partnering with Children’s Miracle Network to create its new facial tissue box designs to showcase children’s artwork while giving back to children’s hospitals across the U.S.

10-year-old patient Samantha Garcia of Shands Hospital for Children at the University of Florida has been selected as a finalist. If she wins, Shands could win $15,000 and Samantha’s artwork (above) could be printed on White Cloud tissue boxes!

Children’s Miracle Network is asking you to vote once a day from now until Jan. 31. You can help Samantha and Shands Hospital for Children win big!


Click HERE to read more and VOTE now!

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