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Maria E. Diaz-Gonzalez de Ferris, MD, MPH, PhD

Professor, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Dr. Ferris works as a specialist in pediatric complex care. Her research focuses on healthcare transitions for children with medical complexity as they transition from childhood to adulthood. Her internationally known work evaluates children’s readiness for increasing autonomy in their healthcare and then creates systems to address those gaps and assure health through adolescence and young adulthood.

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