April is Autism Awareness Month

What does one in 88 mean to you?

It represents the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder and its related disorders according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  At this rate there are more than one million children directly affected by autism, making it more common than pediatric cancer, diabetes and AIDS combined. 

But, what is autism?

Click the link below to read the full article by y Krestin Radonovich, Ph.D. and Catherine Zenko, M.S., CCC-SLP.

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Department Highlights


The Department of Pediatrics team has accomplished many great things in the past month.

The 31st Annual Pediatrics Science Day was a success on March 21. Plus, one of our own received UF's Lifetime Achievement Award, five department members received CATCH grants, a faculty member was awarded a UF Research Opportunity Seed Fund award and CTSI announced two pediatric ties to its Pilot Project Award and Academy of Research Excellence awards.

Click HERE to read more.

UF Department of Pediatrics will exhibit at PAS 2013 May 4-6

Are you attending the 2013 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting in Washington DC? We will be and there two ways to visit with us!

1) Visit our exhibitor's booth - #639. Click HERE for a link to the exhibit hall map and HERE for the show schedule.

2) Attend our reception - May 5.  Hosted by UF Pediatrics, USF Health and the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, join your colleagues for an informal gathering. Click HERE for the invitation with additional information.

We look forward to seeing you there!


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