William Winter, M.D.

William E Winter, M.D.

(352) 294-5489


A native of San Francisco, California, Dr. Winter attended Santa Clara University as an undergraduate majoring in chemistry. After medical school at Loyola University of Chicago in Maywood, Illinois, Dr. Winter trained in pediatrics at the University of Kentucky followed by training in pediatric endocrinology at the University of Florida under Dr. Arlan Rosenbloom and Dr. Noel Maclaren. Dr. Winter holds medical boards in pediatrics, pediatric endocrinology and chemical pathology. He also is boarded by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC) and is a fellow of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (NACB). Currently Dr. Winter is a professor of pathology and pediatrics at the University of Florida. Between 1993 and 2006 he served as Medical Director for clinical chemistry at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Winter directed the pathology residency training program for a total of 10 years through 2004. In addition to his duties as a clinical chemist, he directed the 2nd year medical student pathology course between 2004 and 2012. He now directs several courses in the new basic science curriculum including the cardiovascular system, kidney and the urinary tract, dermatology/musculoskeletal system and hematology.  As an NIH-funded independent investigator since 1999, he is principle investigator for the Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Islet Cell Autoantibody Core Laboratory.


Fellowship - Pediatric Endocrinology
University of Florida

Residency - Pediatrics
University Hospital

Internship - Pediatrics
University Hospital

Medical Degree
Loyola Stritch School of Medicine

Board Certification

  • Chemical Pathology - American Board of Pathology
  • Pediatric Endocrinology - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

Golden Apple Award for Pathology
Class of 2014 - University of Florida

Basic Science Teacher of the Year
Class of 2014 - University of Florida

Exemplary Teacher Award
University of Florida