Mobeen H. Rathore, MD is Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Founding Director of University of Florida Center for HIV/AIDS Research, Education and Service (UF CARES).
He is also Chief of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Co-Director of Community Engagement Program of the University Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute (UF CTSI).
Dr. Rathore graduated from King Edwards Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his Residency at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center of Akron and Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases ant St. Louis University and Washington University.
He is a tenured Professor and has been a faculty at University of Florida since 1991. He has been continuously funded by the NIH since 1994 and has received over $70 million in extramural funding. He has over 425 scholarly communications and over 320 invited presentations all over the world. His focus has been on HIV and hospital epidemiology.
He has mentored many students and trainees. Dr. Rathore serves on the Sub-board of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. He is the former member of the Committee on Infectious Diseases of the American Academy of Pediatrics and on the Editorial board of Red Book. Dr. Rathore has several AAP in several capacities, including Editorial Board of AAP Grand Rounds and several Task Forces and is the Founding Executive Committee member of the Section of International Medical Graduates.
He has previously served on the boards of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, Wolfson Children’s Hospital and HIVMA. Dr. Rathore is the former President of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Duval County Medical Society, Muslim America Social Services (MASS) Inc. and Leadership Jacksonville. He currently sits on the Boards of Florida Medical Association, Islamic Center of Northeast Florida, and OneJax (A human Rights Organization) and is District X Vice-Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Rathore has received many teaching, community service and research awards.