About Laura M Jacobsen
Laura Jacobsen, MD, is an assistant professor and pediatric endocrinologist who joined the University of Florida faculty in 2018 in the department of pediatrics. She completed her pediatric residency training at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, which was followed by a pediatric endocrinology fellowship at the UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. During her fellowship, Dr. Jacobsen was recognized for her excellence in medical student teaching, and she received the Henry A. Kokomoor Outstanding Fellowship Award.
Dr. Jacobsen provides clinical care for children with endocrine disorders and diabetes. She performs clinical and translational research in the field of Type 1 diabetes to better understand what causes Type 1 diabetes and ways to halt or prevent it.
Dr. Jacobsen is conversational in American Sign Language.
Pediatric EndocrinologyAmerican Board of Pediatrics
PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
- Pediatric Endocrinology
- Blood glucose monitoring
- Pediatric pituitary and skull base services
- Type 1 diabetes
- Type 2 diabetes
- Diabetes Technology
- Immunology of Type 1 diabetes
- Prevention and intervention trials in Type 1 diabetes
- Type 1 Diabetes