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
Pediatric EndocrinologyAmerican Board of Pediatrics
PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
- Pediatric Endocrinology
- Gender dysphoria
- Obesity in children
- Type 1 diabetes
- Type 2 diabetes