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Mauren Piucco

Find Your People at Diabetes Camp

A photograph captured by Laura Jacobsen, MD, during the Florida Diabetes Camp has been featured on the cover of the February edition of the Diabetes Care journal. Click here to read the article and discover more about the artist, a pediatric endocrinologist and UFDI scientist.

T1D Exchange Interview with Laura Jacobsen, MD

Laura Jacobsen, MD, is an Assistant Professor and Pediatric Endocrinologist at the University of Florida Department of Pediatrics and Associate Program Director for the Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program at the University of Florida…

T1D Directed Research Course – 2024 Spring Semester

Ashby Walker, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Services Research, Management & Policy, and Director of Behavioral Research at the UF Diabetes Institute, will be teaching the T1D Directed Research Course in the 2024 Spring Semester. The course aims to expose students to the following: (1) knowledge of…

UFDI Graduate students awarded the HIRN 2023 Trainee Scholarship

Mollie Huber and Miguel Medina-Serpas are recipients of the HIRN 2023 Annual Investigator Meeting! Award recipients were selected solely based on evaluations by HIRN members on their presentations (oral or poster) at the Annual Investigator Meeting. Oral presentations were evaluated by all audience attendees and posters were evaluated by 3…

Mental Health in Type 1 diabetes

Exciting News!  Dr. Kimberly A. Driscoll, Ph.D., a leading expert in clinical and health psychology at @UF and UF Diabetes Institute Director…

Diabetes Day at the Park by T1D Toolkit

Come join us for a fun day at the park under the pavilion at Possum Creek Park on September 9th! This will be a day filled with games, snacks, and an opportunity for you and your children to meet others in the diabetes…

UFDI Director receives ADA Award

Dr. Mark Atkinson is currently the American Diabetes Association Eminent Scholar for Diabetes Research at the University of Florida (UF), the Jeffrey Keene Family Professor, and the Director for the UF Diabetes Institute. The author of over 600 publications, 2023 marks his 40th year of investigation into the field of type…