Rita Nathawad, M.D.

Rita Nathawad M.D.

Associate Professor & Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency; Medical Director, Jacksonville Health and Transition Services (JaxHATS); Medical Director, Bower Lyman Center for Medically Complex Children

Department: Department of Pediatrics
Business Phone: (904) 427-7082
Business Email: Rita.Nathawad@jax.ufl.edu

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics

Publications

2022
The impact of COVID-19 on children's lives in the United States: Amplified inequities and a just path to recovery.
Current problems in pediatric and adolescent health care.52(7):101181-[DOI] 10.1016/j.cppeds.2022.101181.[PMID] 35400596.
2022
The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Inequity in Routine Childhood Vaccination Coverage: A Systematic Review.
Vaccines.10(7):-[DOI] 10.3390/vaccines10071013.[PMID] 35891177.
2021
Violence Against Children: Recognition, Rights, Responses.
Pediatric clinics of North America.68(2):357-369[DOI] 10.1016/j.pcl.2020.12.008.[PMID] 33678291.
2020
Pandemics, epidemics and inequities in routine childhood vaccination coverage: a rapid review.
BMJ paediatrics open.4(1):e000842-[DOI] 10.1136/bmjpo-2020-000842.[PMID] 33195821.
2020
Where do we go from here? A child rights-based response to COVID-19.
BMJ paediatrics open.4(1):e000714-[DOI] 10.1136/bmjpo-2020-000714.[PMID] 32577537.
2017
Optimizing the Office Visit for Adolescents with Special Health Care Needs.
Current problems in pediatric and adolescent health care.47(8):182-189[DOI] 10.1016/j.cppeds.2017.07.002.[PMID] 28844854.
2016
Toward a Child Rights Theory in Pediatric Bioethics.
Perspectives in biology and medicine.58(3):306-19[DOI] 10.1353/pbm.2016.0014.[PMID] 27157347.
2014
A child rights and equity-based framework to advance policy and practice related to adolescent consent to vaccines.
The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine.54(5):619-[DOI] 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.02.007.[PMID] 24759359.
2013
Addressing the gaps in preparation for quarantine.
Prehospital and disaster medicine.28(2):132-8[DOI] 10.1017/S1049023X1200180X.[PMID] 23356554.
2011
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in otitis-prone children.
Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery.137(12):1217-22[DOI] 10.1001/archoto.2011.192.[PMID] 22183900.
2011
Severe ocular reactions after neonatal ocular prophylaxis with gentamicin ophthalmic ointment.
The Pediatric infectious disease journal.30(2):175-6[DOI] 10.1097/INF.0b013e3181f6c2e5.[PMID] 20885334.
2006
Prevalence of viral and mycobacterial co-infections in perinatally HIV-infected children.
Fetal and pediatric pathology.25(6):321-31[DOI] .[PMID] 17696043.

Office Information

Academic Office
OneCall Building, Suite 900
841 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 427-7082
Rita.Nathawad@jax.ufl.edu
Program Coordinator
Audrey Bringman
(904) 427-7082
Audrey.Bringman@jax.ufl.edu

Education

Pediatrics Fellowship
University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Medical Degree
2004 · St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
Pediatrics Residency
2007 · SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship
2010 · SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA