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Welcome our newest faculty!

Just as our Fellowship Program has grown, so has our faculty group. The Division of endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism is excited to welcome a couple of new jopint faculty members […]

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Dr. Alice Rhoton-Vlasak

Dr. Alice Rhoton-Vlasak, Associate Professor, has been a part of the REI division since 1998. She was born in St. Louis, MO. She graduated from the University of Florida College […]


Dr. Steven D. Munger

Dr. Munger joins us with several research interests. Some are listed below: Odors, pheromones and taste stimuli contain important information about the quality and nutrient content of food, the suitability […]

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Endo Group_JSJ_IMG_3023Endocrinology is the medical specialty that studies and treats conditions of the organs that secrete hormones. Different hormones control a wide range of body functions, so an endocrinologist may be involved with a number of problems, from sexual development to osteoporosis.

The Division provides a comprehensive clinical service covering all the major fields of endocrinology on both an outpatient and an inpatient basis, including:

  •  Adrenal Disorders
  •  Pituitary Disorders
  • Diabetes and Related Complications
  • Diseases and Disorders of the Thyroid
  • Thyroid Nodules and Tumors
  • Gynecomastia
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid and Calcium Disorders

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UF, UM to advance discoveries in diabetes

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Researchers at the University of Florida and University of Miami will share a new $3.3 million grant announced by The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to help fast-track "exceptionally...

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Nearly one in every three people with type 1 diabetes continue to produce insulin, some for decades after diagnosis, according to a first-of-its-kind study conducted by researchers from T1D Exchange....

Education that matters

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At UF Health, we strongly believe the best person to guide your diabetes management is you. Newly diagnosed? Schedule an appointment for one-on-one care support from our certified diabetes educator...

Dr. Wallet featured in 2015 Investigator Spotlight | JDRF-nPOD

January 5, 2015

Shannon Wallet, Ph.D., Department of Periodontology University of Florida, is featured in the January 2015 Investigator Spotlight for JDRF-nPOD. The program supports the collection and...

American Diabetes Association Announces 2015 Board of Directors

January 5, 2015

UF Health type 1 diabetes expert Desmond Schatz, M.D. has been elected to the American Diabetes Association's Board of Directors for 2015. Dr. Schatz has been a volunteer for the ADA for more than 25...