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Physician Spotlight: Dr. Patricia Calhoun

Patricia McFall Calhoun, M.D. ’89, joined the UF Medical Alumni Board of Directors with a mission to inspire alumni and community members to invest in the future of medical education.

Physician Spotlight: Dr. Michael Haller

Gainesville native Michael Haller, M.D., is completing the transition from student to teacher as the new chief of pediatric endocrinology at the UF College of Medicine.

Get to Know Daphna Yasova Barbeau

Daphna Yasova Barbeau is a second-year pediatrics resident and will serve as co-chief resident in 2015. 1. When and how did you decide to enter pediatrics? I think I have always known I would end up in pediatrics. All of my training just confirmed how much I love working…

Get to know Drew Galligan, M.D., Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellow

Dr. Drew Galligan is a master of science student in the department of health outcomes and policy. He completed a residency in pediatrics (including a chief resident year) at the University of Florida before starting his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship, where he is currently a clinical fellow. 1. When…

Meet Peter Kang, M.D., Pediatric Neurology Chief

The University of Florida College of Medicine welcomed Peter Kang, M.D., as the new chief of pediatric neurology last month. Previously an associate professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School, Kang was also the director of the electromyography laboratory at Boston Children’s Hospital, where he cared for children with…

Getting to Know Dr. Herzog and Dr. Srivastava

This month, the Department of Pediatrics at UF will honor two inaugural Children’s Miracle Network Scholars, Dr. Roland Herzog and Dr. Arun Srivastava, for their substantial contributions to the world of pediatric medicine and research. Get to know these two researchers better, as we learn more about topics like…

Meet Ava’s Physician, William Slayton, M.D.

Dr. William Slayton, fondly known as “Dr. Bill,” insists he doesn’t do “owies.” To gain the trust of the already shaken hearts of his pediatric patients, he immediately tries to relieve any fear that he will hurt them. Serving as the division chief and program director of pediatric hematology/oncology since…

Meet Christopher Jolley, M.D., and Genie Beasley, M.D.

As a young YMCA volunteer, Christopher Jolley, M.D., learned early on in life that he wanted to work with children. Once he started high school, it didn’t take long for him to realize his love for science and particularly, the digestive system. Jolley attended medical school at the University…

Mark Bleiweis, M.D.

Not all kids know exactly what they want to be when they grow up. But Mark Bleiweis, M.D., was different. His pediatrician set such a strong example for him that he knew he had to follow in his footsteps. “He was my role model,” said Bleiweis. “He always made himself…