Our Affiliates

TrialNet at UF is proud to partner with outstanding clinics and research centers throughout the Southeast to facilitate participation in ongoing Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet studies. If you live near one of our affiliates and want to participate in the TrialNet risk screening or prevention studies, you may contact the site directly. If you do not live near an affiliate site, please contact us to find a site near you or to request a test kit.


University of South Florida- Tampa
Dr. Henry Rodriguez, Principal Investigator
Contact: Juanita O’Brian, NRCMA, 813-974-9817

Translational Research Institute at Florida Hospital- Orlando
Dr. Richard Prately, Principal Investigator
Contact: Natasha Waters, RN, 407-303-3292

Desmond Schatz, MD, Mark Atkinson, PhD, Mike Haller, MD TrialNet at UF

University of Miami- Miami
Dr. David Baidal, Principal Investigator
Contact: Carlos Eduardo Blaschke, 305-243-4485


Emory University – Atlanta
Dr. Andrew Muir, Principal Investigator
Contact: Xiaomiao Lan-Pidhainy, PhD, RN, 404-727-0637

South Carolina

Prisma Health – Greenville
Dr. Sandra Weber, Principal Investigator
Contact: Shirley Parker, RN,  864-455-3261

Prisma Health – Greenville
Pediatric Endocrinology
Dr. Elaine Apperson, Principal Investigator
Contact: Carrie Frost, RN, BSN, 864 454-5174         

North Carolina

WakeMed Children’s Diabetes & Endocrinology – Raleigh
Dr. William Lagarde, Principal Investigator

Contact: Kendra Marr, BS, 919-350-5882

Interdisciplinary Neonatal Follow-up and Treatment Services/Coastal Children’s Services  – Wilmington
Dr. Kateryna Kotlyarevska, Principal Investigator

Contact: Tiffony Blanks, BS, 910-667-5231


East Tennessee Children’s Hospital –  Knoxville
Dr. Elizabeth Wirthwein, Principal Investigator
Contact: Cheryl Dothard, RN, 865-971-7400