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Residency Program News

Pediatricians encouraged to discuss gun safety

Category: Resident News

Alexandra K. Byrne, MD, a pediatric resident at the University of Florida College of Medicine, presented findings from a study showing that staff…

Alexandra Byrne

Protect your family this flu season by getting…

Category: Resident News

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination coverage for the flu dropped throughout the 2020-2021 season. Following social distancing guidelines…

Jyotsna Thota

Asad Bashir: Vaccines: fact vs. myth

Category: Resident News

According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were more than 1,000 cases of measles in 2019. This is the greatest…

Asad Bashir

Pediatrics Department News

UF researchers receive grant to study therapeutic approaches for EBV-positive lymphomas

Two University of Florida pediatric infectious disease researchers have received a $3.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study how the Epstein-Barr virus contributes to a type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. 

UF Health researcher co-leading landmark study on autism’s role in aging

While the number of adults affected by autism is growing, very little is known about the way the condition is impacted by aging. Now, a University of Florida Health researcher…

Cancer Chomp 2022

Saturday, September 24, 2022 • 8 a.m. – NoonFlavet Field @ University of Florida, Woodlawn Drive, Gainesville, Fla. 32603

Meet New Pediatric Neurology Division Chief

UF Division of Pediatric Neurology welcomes new Division Chief,  Dr. Brandon Zielinski, MD, PhD.  He is board certified in neurology and psychiatry with a special qualification in pediatric neurology.  His…




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To foster camaraderie and close relationships among all levels of physicians, the department hosts many social events throughout the year.