Madeline M. Joseph, M.D., FAAP, FACEP, is a professor of emergency medicine and pediatrics and the associate dean for inclusion and equity at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. She is also the assistant chair of pediatric emergency medicine quality initiatives and chief of pediatric bariatrics at the college and medical director of the UF Health Pediatric Weight Management Center.
Joseph received her medical degree from Tichreen University in Syria. She then completed a pediatric residency at the University of Florida and her pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Birmingham in Alabama.
Joseph has served in leadership positions on numerous national committees with the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is the immediate past president of the Florida Chapter of the AAP and is involved in numerous advocacy and quality initiatives to improve adolescent health care across the state and nationally.
She has had numerous works published, including 71 refereed articles, 40 book chapters and two books.