Welcoming Dr. Schatz as chief of pediatrics

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We would like to congratulate Desmond Schatz, M.D., on his appointment as Interim Chair, UF Department of Pediatrics and Interim Physician-in-Chief, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Schatz completed his internship, residency and fellowship at the University of Florida and has been a longtime physician and researcher focusing on pediatric endocrinology. He is the medical director of the Diabetes Center at the University of Florida and the principal investigator on multiple peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Read more about Dr. Schatz’s research and clinical interests here. We look forward to working with him as we raise money for local kids!