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.


TMH Metabolic Health Center  – Tallahassee
Dr. Larry C. Deeb, Principal Investigator
Contact: April Shiver, LPN 850-432-8792


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

Nemours Children’s Clinic – Pensacola
Dr. Mark Kummer, Principal Investigator
Contact: Holly Turner, RN 850-473-4556

Nemours Children’s Clinic –  Orlando
Dr. Miles Yu, Principal Investigator
Contact: Rosie Ferrucho 407-650-7523

Nemours Children’s Clinic –  Jacksonville
Dr. Larry Fox, Prinicpal Investigator
Contact: Kim Ponthieux   904-697-3431

Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children –  Orlando
Dr. Paul Desrosiers, Principal Investigator
Contact: Christina Torres, RN, CDE, 321- 841-2578

Hanson Clinical Research Center – Port Charlotte
Dr. Lenita Hanson, Principal Investigator
Contact: Rita Hanson LPN, 941-764-9110

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


Augusta University – Augusta/Atlanta
Dr. Jin Xiong She, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Contact: Jennifer Bryant, RN 770-837-3809

South Carolina

University of South Carolina School of Medicine –  Columbia
Department of Pediatrics

Dr. Lisa Knight, Principal Investigator
Contact: Barbara Thompson LPN, 803-434-4986

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

Greenville Hospital System – Greenville
Pediatric Endocrinology
Dr. Bryce Nelson, Principal Investigator
Contact: Lisa Looper, RN, 864-454-5168         

Medical University of South Carolina – Charleston
Dr. Deborah Bowlby, Principal Investigator
Contact: Lauren Card 843-792-5935

North Carolina

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

Contact: Sarah Sniff 919-350-5882

Wake Forest University Health Sciences –  Winston Salem
(Currently Inactive)


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