A. L. Rosenbloom

University of Florida, USA

Arlan L. Rosenbloom is Adjunct Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine (UFCOM). A graduate of the Univ of Wisconsin School of Medicine in 1958, he did a rotating internship at LA County General Hospital and a general practice residency at Ventura County Hospital in California, and then spent two years in SE Asia as a physician and surgeon , returning to the US for pediatric residency and endocrine fellowship at Wisconsin from 1962 to 1966. He then served in the US Public Health Service with the CDC/WHO smallpox eradication program as epidemiologist-consultant, based in Yaoundé Cameroon. At the UFCOM since 1968, he founded the Ped Endocrinology Division, Florida's Diabetes Camps, the UF Diabetes Research Education & Treatment Center, and the Regional Diabetes & Endocrine Program for Children, and directed the General Clinical Research Center. He has served on numerous editorial boards, and on review committees for FDA, NIH, & other US and intnl agencies. He chaired the National Diabetes Commission task force that created the National Diabetes Data Group, and the landmark ADA Consensus conference on T2DM in children, and has authored or contributed to numerous other consensus statements/guidelines. He has authored/co-authored 340 articles and 75 chapters or books, primarily on diabetes and growth. He has mentored ~30 fellows, most of whom have pursued academic careers. He has lectured extensively throughout the US and internationally and serves as international director for the Endocrine Institute in Quito Ecuador. His awards include the Faculty Research Prize of the UFCOM in 1994, the Distinguished Medical Alumnus Citation of the Univ of Wisconsin in 1995, the Florida Blue Key Distinguished Faculty Award in 1995, the Distinguished Physician Award of The Endocrine Society for 2003, the ISPAD (International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes) Prize for Achievement for 2004.

Biography Updated on 4 February 2009

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