Desmond A Schatz

Desmond A Schatz, M.D.

Interim Chair And Professor

Department: MD-PEDS-ADMINISTRATION
Business Phone: (352) 273-9270
Business Email: schatz@ufl.edu

About Desmond A Schatz

Dr. Schatz is Interim Chair, UF College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics; Interim Physician-in-chief, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital; Medical Director of the Diabetes Center and Associate Director of the GCRC at the University of Florida, Gainesville. He is a physician-scientist and is the Principal Investigator (PI) on multiple funded peer reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). He is currently PI of the University of Florida Clinical Center participating in the NIH-funded international network (TrialNet) aimed at preventing Type 1 diabetes. He is also PI on JDRF funded studies aimed at reversing Type1 diabetes using autologous stem cells (cord blood) and serves as co-PI on a Program Project Grant examining the immunopathogenesis of Type 1 diabetes. He is co-PI for NIH-funded newborn genetic screening (PANDA) studies in North Central Florida as well as the international TEDDY consortium aimed at identifying triggers of the disease. He has served in numerous capacities for the American Diabetes Association, on the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society and on study review panels for the NIH and JDRF. He also serves on the external advisory board for the NIH- and CDC-funded SEARCH study and the TODAY study in youth with type 2 diabetes and on the JDRF-funded Australian INIT II studies.

Accomplishments

Faculty Member Nominee
2013 · Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) National Medical Society
Public Policy Leadership Award
2010 · American Diabetes Association
Cure Award
2009 · American Diabetes Association
Clinical Research
2008 · Juvenile Diabetes Foundation

Board Certifications

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

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
Areas of Interest
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure – adults
  • Obesity in children
  • Type 1 diabetes

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Child Obesity
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Type 1 Diabetes

Publications

2020 Pediatric endocrinology reviews : PER
2018 Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics
2017 Nature Reviews Disease Primers
2016 Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics
2012 Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America
2011 Seminars in Immunopathology
2011 Clinical Chemistry
2010 Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America
2010 Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America
2010 Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
2009 European Journal of Immunology
2003 BioDrugs: Clinical Immunotherapeutics, Biopharmaceuticals, and Gene Therapy
2002 Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America
2002 Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics

Grants

Feb 2020 ACTIVE
Human Atlas of Neonatal Developmental and Early Life Pancreas / Immunity (HANDEL)-P/I Continuation
HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST, LEONA & HARRY · Project Manager
Feb 2020 – Jun 2020
TrialNet Clinical Center infrastructure support services
UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA ·
Jan 2020 ACTIVE
Mechanisms of Exocrine Dysfunction in Type 1 Diabetes
PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINE SOCIETY · Mentor
Jan 2020 ACTIVE
Mechanisms of Exocrine Dysfunction in Type 1 Diabetes
ENDOCRINE FELLOWS FOU · Mentor
Dec 2019 ACTIVE
MED202 – Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Centers Program (RPICC) Data System FY19-21
AGCY FOR HLTH CARE ADMN · Principal Investigator
Jul 2019 ACTIVE
Early Steps Data Systems Operation (ESDS) – COQXV
FL DEPT OF HLTH CHILDRENS MED SERVS · Principal Investigator
Jul 2019 – Jun 2020
TrialNet Affiliate Services
UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA · Principal Investigator
Apr 2019 – Mar 2020
Data Coordinating Center for the Consortium for Identification of Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY)
AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY · Principal Investigator
Nov 2018 – Oct 2019
Collaborative Research Group – Diabetes and Obesity
UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA · Principal Investigator
Sep 2018 – May 2020
Use of MD Logic Automated Insulin Delivery System: Safety and Efficacy
HEALTHPARTNERS INST FOR EDU AND RES · Principal Investigator
Sep 2018 ACTIVE
Identification of Anti-Neo-Antigen AutoAntibodies in Type 1 Diabetes
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY · Project Manager
Sep 2018 ACTIVE
The TEDDY Study: Georgia/Florida Clinical Center
AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY · Principal Investigator
Jul 2018 – Jun 2019
TrialNet Affiliate Services
UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA · Principal Investigator
Jul 2018 ACTIVE
Regenerative Medicine Training Grant
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK ·
Jun 2018 ACTIVE
Immune Function and the Progression to Type 1 Diabetes
NATL INST OF HLTH NIAID ·
Jun 2018 – Aug 2018
Data Coordinating Center for the Consortium for Identificaiton of Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) Study (GAP Funding)
AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY · Principal Investigator
Apr 2018 ACTIVE
Network for Pancreatic Organ Donors – nPOD
JDRF ·
Apr 2018 ACTIVE
FLDOH CMS Disease Management Contract – COQWY: Pediatric Pulmonary Center Training Program – Family Support
FL DEPT OF HLTH CHILDRENS MED SERVS · Principal Investigator
Apr 2018 – Jul 2019
Together: Transforming and Translating Discovery to Improve Health
NATL INST OF HLTH NCATS ·
Apr 2018 – Mar 2019
Data Coordinating Center for the Consortium for Identification of Environmental Determinants of Diabetes In the Young (TEDDY) "Study"
AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY · Principal Investigator
Jan 2018 ACTIVE
Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center (RPICC)
FL DEPT OF HLTH CHILDRENS MED SERVS · Principal Investigator
Jan 2018 ACTIVE
Collaborative Type 1 Diabetes Research Project: The Network for Pancreatic Organ donors with Diabetes (nPOD)
HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST, LEONA & HARRY · Project Manager
Sep 2017 ACTIVE
Non-invasive detection of cell death in type 1 diabetes: insight into novel disease mechanisms.
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK · Principal Investigator
Aug 2017 – Jul 2018
Low-Dose IL-2 in Established T1D
UNIV OF MIAMI · Principal Investigator
Jul 2017 – Jul 2022
Evaluation of the DreaMed Advice4U for Automated Insulin Pump Settings Adjustments in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes.
SCHNEIDER CHILDRENS MED CTR OF ISRAEL · Principal Investigator
Jul 2017 – Jun 2018
TrialNet Affiliate Services FY 17-18
UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA · Principal Investigator
Apr 2017 – Mar 2018
Together: Transforming and Translating Discovery to Improve Health
NATL INST OF HLTH NCATS ·
Jan 2017 – Oct 2018
Diabetes and Obesity Collaborative Research Group
VANDERBILT UNIV MEDICAL CENTER · Principal Investigator
Sep 2016 – Sep 2018
Home Use of MD-Logic Automated Insulin Delivery System: Safety and Efficacy.
HEALTHPARTNERS INST FOR EDU AND RES · Principal Investigator
Jul 2016 ACTIVE
CMS Newborn Screening – COQWX
FL DEPT OF HLTH CHILDRENS MED SERVS · Principal Investigator
Jul 2016 ACTIVE
FLDOH CMS Disease Management Contract – COQWY
FL DEPT OF HLTH CHILDRENS MED SERVS · Principal Investigator
Jul 2016 ACTIVE
SHANDS Teaching Hospital Award Program (CMN)
SHANDS TEACHING HOSP SHANDS CHILDRENS MN · Principal Investigator
Jul 2016 – Jun 2017
TrialNet Affiliate Services
UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA · Principal Investigator
Jun 2016 – May 2018
Reimbursement Payments for Physicians Efforts.
AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY · Principal Investigator
Oct 2015 – Jun 2019
Early Steps Data System Operation (ESDS)
FL DEPT OF HLTH CHILDRENS MED SERVS · Principal Investigator
Jul 2015 – Jun 2016
Trialnet affiliate services
UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA · Principal Investigator
Jun 2015 – May 2016
Reimbursement Payments for Physicians Efforts
*GEORGIA REGENTS UNIVERSITY · Principal Investigator
Feb 2015 – Jun 2019
MED 164 – Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Centers Program (RPICC) Date System
AGCY FOR HLTH CARE ADMN · Principal Investigator
Jan 2015 – Dec 2019
Pediatric Salary Support Fund – Srivastava Lab
UF FOU · Principal Investigator
Sep 2014 – Aug 2018
Non-invasive diagnosis of human beta cell damage and death
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK · Principal Investigator
Sep 2014 – Jan 2020
EXTEND – Preserving Beta-Cell Function with Tocilizumab in new Onset Type 1 Diabetes
BENAROYA RES INST AT VA MASON · Principal Investigator
Jun 2014 – Apr 2020
TrialNet: University of Florida Clinical Center and Network
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK · Project Manager
Jan 2014 – Dec 2018
Pediatric Diabetes Consortium – Phase III
JAEB CTR FOR HLTH RES · Project Manager
Jun 2013 – May 2018
Consortium for Identification of Environmental Triggers
GEORGIA HLTH SCIENCES UNIV · Principal Investigator
May 2013 – Jun 2018
Immune Function and the Progression to Type 1 Diabetes
NATL INST OF HLTH NIAID · Project Manager
Aug 2012 – Mar 2018
T1D AIN457/secukinumab
NOVARTIS US · Principal Investigator
Aug 2012 ACTIVE
New Areas of Research
UF FOU · Principal Investigator
Oct 2010 – Mar 2019
T1D Exchange Type 1 Diabetes Network
JAEB CTR FOR HLTH RES · Principal Investigator
Jul 2007 ACTIVE
DOH/CMS Admin Fee Supporting Dept of Pediatrics
UF DIV OF SPONSORED RESEARCH · Principal Investigator

Patents

Published May 2008
Materials and Methods for Reversing Type I Diabetes
#US-2009-0162345-A1
Published January 2016
Type 1 Diabetes Biomarkers
#US-2016-0195546-A1
Issued October 2016
Lactobacillus Supplement for Alleviating Type I Diabetes
#9,474,773

Education

Fellowship – Pediatric Endocrinology
1989 · University of Florida
Residency – Pediatrics
1986 · University of Florida
Internship – Pediatrics
1984 · University of Florida
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
1979 · University of Witwatersrand

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-9270
Emails:
Business:
schatz@ufl.edu