Laura M. Jacobsen MDAssistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Florida College of Medicine; Associate Program Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Dr. Jacobsen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics specializing in the care of children and adolescents with diabetes and endocrine disorders. As a physician-scientist in the University of Florida Diabetes Institute, Dr. Jacobsen also serves as principal investigator and co-investigator on many prevention and intervention clinical trials in type 1 diabetes as well as translational projects studying the immunology of type 1 diabetes including biomarkers of response to therapy. Dr. Jacobsen serves on committees in several international type 1 diabetes consortiums including Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet, The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) study, Type 1 Diabetes Exchange-QI Collaborative (T1DX-QI), Network for Pancreatic Organ donors with Diabetes (nPOD), American Diabetes Association Precision Medicine Consensus Working Group, and the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes Guidelines Working Group. Dr. Jacobsen also serves as the Associate Program Director for the Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program at the University of Florida.