Our Mission

The Department of Pediatrics consists of a dynamic and growing faculty dedicated to the highest quality patient care, research, and educational activity devoted to improving the health of children.

RESEARCH FACULTY

Barry Byrne, M.D., Ph.D.

Faculty in the Department of Pediatrics are the main drivers for pediatric research, teaching and service in the College of Medicine at the University of Florida. We are also joined by faculty in many other departments and colleges in research studies with high impact on the health of infants, children and adolescents.

Barry Byrne, M.D., Ph.D.

Pediatric Research News

UF study focuses on autistic adults

Dr. Brandon Zielinski, chief of pediatric neurology in the UF College of Medicine, said the study aims to better understand the brain and cognitive changes that occur in people with…

Child Health Research Institute

The Child Health Research Institute (CHRI) is designed to promote multidisciplinary research, provide a framework for collaborative projects and enhance collaboration among and between basic science and clinical faculty within the Department of Pediatrics and across the Health Science Center.

little girl in goggles with reagents in flasks in laboratory

Research Events

Pediatrics Science Day

The primary purpose of Pediatrics Science Day is to give students, post-docs, residents, fellows, or junior faculty, the opportunity to present their research to their colleagues, and to obtain scientific feedback in a friendly environment.

Pediatrics Science Day 2022