Janet H Silverstein

Janet H Silverstein, M.D.

Professor And Chief

Department: MD-PEDS-ENDOCRINOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 294-8228
Business Email: silvejh@peds.ufl.edu

About Janet H Silverstein

Dr. Janet Silverstein is a Pediatric Endocrinologist at UF Health. In her years of experience she has held and holds many titles including director, chief, program director, professor, medical director, associate chief, and associate professor, to name a few.

She was chair of many national committees including the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section of Endocrinology, Children’s workgroup of the National Diabetes Education Program,  the Diabetes in Youth committee, and President of the Pediatric Endocrine Society (PES). She was also selected to serve on the AAP Committee on Nutrition, was an author on the School Guide (Helping the Child with Diabetes Succeed in School), was a member of the Clinical Practice committee of the American Diabetes Association, was on the Decision skills committee for maintenance of certification for the American Board of Pediatrics and writing committee for the Pediatric Endocrinology sub board of the ABP, and was on the Wellness committee for the Alachua County school district.

She is currently the Chair of the Maintenance of Certification Committee for PES, is Associate Chair and Chair-elect of the Governor’s Diabetes Advisory Council, and is an alternate delegate for the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Dr. Janet Silverstein completed her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in biology at the University of Rochester (1966) and received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania (1970). For five years (from an Intern in ’70 to an Associate Chief Resident in ‘77) she worked in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA. From there she went on to Durham, NC and worked as a Fellow in Pediatric Endocrinology at Duke University Medical Center. She is currently working with the University of Florida teaching, researching, performing patient care, and doing service work.

Honors & Awards

1975 · Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Board Certifications

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

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
Areas of Interest
  • Diabetes
  • Gender dysphoria
  • Obesity in children
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes

Publications

2010 Pediatric Annals
2009 Journal of Pediatrics
2009 Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings
2007 Journal of Pediatric Nursing-Nursing Care of Children & Families
2007 Nature Clinical Practice. Endocrinology & Metabolism
2006 The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
2001 Current Diabetes Reports
2000 Psychology and psychotherapy : theory, research and practice

Grants

Jul 2016 ACTIVE
FLDOH CMS Disease Management Contract – COQWY
FL DEPT OF HLTH CHILDRENS MED SERVS · Project Manager
Jul 2016 ACTIVE
CMS Newborn Screening – COQWX
FL DEPT OF HLTH CHILDRENS MED SERVS · Project Manager
Jan 2015 – Jul 2016
Exploring the mechanism of insulin resistance
DIABETES ACTION RESEARCH AND EDU FOU · Principal Investigator
Jan 2014 – Dec 2018
Pediatric Diabetes Consortium – Phase III
JAEB CTR FOR HLTH RES · Principal Investigator
May 2012 – May 2018
WEL-A-U307 / TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS
DAIICHI PHARMACEUTICAL PHARM CORP · Principal Investigator
Jan 2011 – Jun 2016
Genetics/Newborn/Cystic Fibrosis Screening
FL DEPT OF HLTH · Project Manager

Education

Fellowship – Pediatric Endocrinology
1977 · Duke University
Residency – Pediatrics
1972-1975 · Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Internship – Pediatrics
1971 · Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Degree
1970 · University of Pennsylvania

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-8228
Emails:
Addresses:
Mailing:
PO Box 100296
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical:
MED PLAZA
CMS1699 SW 16 AVENUES
GAINESVILLE FL 32608