Brittany S. Bruggeman MDPediatric Endocrinology Fellow, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Dr. Brittany Bruggeman is a pediatric endocrinology fellow at the University of Florida. She has been involved in type 1 diabetes research pursuits for the past 10 years. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with an undergraduate thesis describing the development of a bioartificial pancreatic construct as a means to reverse hyperglycemia in animal models. She earned Honors in Research upon medical school graduation and recently earned the Douglas K. Barrett, MD Academic Fellowship Award for displaying excellence in research, teaching, and clinical care. Her current pursuits include clinical and translational research exploring the natural history and pathophysiology of exocrine dysfunction within type 1 diabetes.