Kristin A Dayton

Kristin A Dayton, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: MD-PEDS-ENDOCRINOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 265-7337

About Kristin A Dayton

Dr. Kristin Dayton is a board certified pediatrician and pediatric endocrinologist. She attended the University of Florida for her undergraduate degree, Wake Forest University for Medical School and returned to Gainesville, FL for her Pediatric Residency and Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship at the University of Florida. Her clinical and research interests include transgender care, metabolic syndrome and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and disorders of sexual development. She sees pediatric patients with endocrine disorders and diabetes. She is involved in educational programs for both the UF Pediatric Residency program and UF College of Medicine, working to improve medical education for our next generation of physicians.

Accomplishments

Exemplary Teacher Award
2019 · UF College of Medicine
Recognition for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching
2016 · UF Health Pediatric Fellowship
Faculty Award For demonstrating overall scholarship and character
2012 · Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Endocrinology
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatric Neuromuscular
Areas of Interest
  • Gender dysphoria
  • Obesity in children
  • Pediatric pituitary and skull base services
  • Thyroid diseases

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Gender dysphoria
  • Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Obesity prevention and treatment
  • Type 2 Diabetes

Publications

2021
Real-World Screening for Retinopathy in Youth With Type 1 Diabetes Using a Nonmydriatic Fundus Camera.
Diabetes spectrum : a publication of the American Diabetes Association. 34(1):27-33 [DOI] 10.2337/ds20-0017. [PMID] 33627991.
2021
Seizure Activity in a 3-year-old Girl.
Pediatrics in review. 42(Suppl 1):S85-S88 [DOI] 10.1542/pir.2019-0252. [PMID] 33386371.
2020
Hypercalcemia from hypervitaminosis A in a child with autism.
Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM. [DOI] 10.1515/jpem-2020-0075. [PMID] 32658863.
2019
Recurrent Vomiting in a 4-Year-Old Boy.
Clinical pediatrics. 58(13):1466-1468 [DOI] 10.1177/0009922819875546. [PMID] 31510766.
2018
Clinical and Histologic Characterization of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis in African American Patients.
Diabetes care. 41(1):187-192 [DOI] 10.2337/dc17-1349. [PMID] 29133343.
2018
Finding treatable genetic obesity: strategies for success.
Current opinion in pediatrics. 30(4):526-531 [DOI] 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000641. [PMID] 29771759.
2016
What the Primary Care Provider Needs to Know to Diagnose and Care for Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
The Journal of pediatrics. 179:249-255.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.08.077. [PMID] 27663214.
2014
Symptomatic Floor-of-Mouth Swelling with Neck Extension in a 14-Year-Old Girl.
Case reports in pediatrics. 2014 [DOI] 10.1155/2014/831923. [PMID] 25548707.

Grants

Jun 2018 – Apr 2019
A Mixed-Methods study of decision making about CGM in youth with type 1 diabetes
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: CHILDRENS HOSP PHILADELPHIA
Mar 2018 – Apr 2019
Pediatric Endocrine Society Travel Award
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINE SOCIETY via ELI LILLY AND CO
Jun 2017 – Dec 2017
Pediatric Endocrine Society Travel Award
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINE SOCIETY
Jul 2016 ACTIVE
CMS Newborn Screening – COQWX
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH CHILDRENS MED SERVS
May 2016 – Sep 2017
Developing a Novel Screening Strategy in Overweight & Obese Children at Risk for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: ENDOCRINE FELLOWS FOU
Mar 2016 – Mar 2017
PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINE SOCIETY TRAVEL AWARD
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINE SOCIETY
Aug 2015 ACTIVE
CTSI Institutional Support
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF DIV OF SPONSORED RES MATCHING FUNDS

Education

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
2015-2018 · UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital
Pediatrics Residency
2012-2015 · UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital
Medical Degree
2012 · Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7400 Pediatric Clerkship
2018
MDT7400 Elect Top/Pediatrics
2021
BMS6632 Endo and Reproduction

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-7337
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