Thank you for visiting the Florida Chapter page, and welcome to our community of volunteers dedicated to the support of patients with pancreatic disease. We invite you to join us at one or more of our local events in support of this cause. Please see below for upcoming activities in your area!

If you would like to become more involved and volunteer in your state, please contact your Chapter Chair (information below).

Chapter Chair
Robert Tuite
Medical Director
Jamie Barkin, MD



Date: January 26, 2019
Time: Tournament begins at 8 AM
Venue: Heron Cay Bocce/Shuffleboard Courts and Clubhouse, 1400 90th Ave., Vero Beach, FL 32966

Join us for a day of bocce ball or shuffleboard to raise research funds for the National Pancreas Foundation. For more information and tickets or to donate, please CLICK HERE.



Educational Events
Pancreatitis & Pancreatic Cancer: Causes, Symptoms & New Treatments – A Patient & Family Centered Care Event

Date: Saturday, January 27, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
Location: University of Miami
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Room 1301, 1475 NW 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136

In collaboration with University of Miami, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine the National Pancreas Foundation and its Florida State Chapter present: “Pancreatitis & Pancreatic Cancer: Causes, Symptoms & New Treatments – A Patient & Family Centered Care Event.”

Experts from the University of Miami and Patient Advocates will be on hand to share important information and answer your questions about acute and chronic pancreatitis; pancreatic cancer; surgical procedures and pain management.

Tickets to the event are free. For more details and to register, please CLICK HERE. To see a map of the location. Please CLICK HERE.

Kendra Scott Gives Back Party
Date: Saturday, January 27, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
Location: Kendra Scott, 701 S. Miami Avenue Suite 212-A, Miami, FL 33136

Come enjoy some nibbles, bubblies and some great door prizes!

Through a partnership with Kendra Scott at Brickell City Centre, they are offering The NPF friends and supporters an opportunity to own beautifully crafted jewelry while helping us raise funds.

20% of the proceeds will be donated to the NPF through Kendra Gives Back.

We know many of our friends and supporters can’t come down to Miami, FL for this event. So, here’s a chance to still support us. Please CLICK HERE to view the latest Spring 2018 Catalog. Make your choice and call your order into the store now! Tel:786.574.4757. Remember to mention that your purchase is in support of The National Pancreas Foundation.




Saturday, October 21, 2017
1:30 – 4:30 PM
Vero Bowl Lanes & Lounge
Majestic Plaza
929 14th Ln, Vero Beach, FL 32960
(772) 299- PINS (7467)


Strike Out Pancreas Disease 2017

NPF Centers

NPF Centers focus on multidisciplinary treatment of pancreatitis by treating the “whole patient” with a focus on the best possible outcomes and an improved quality of life. To view more information on the criteria to be an approved NPF Center, please click here.

Treatment Centers located in this state are:

Mayo Clinic Florida
4500 San Pablo Road
Jacksonville, FL 32224
University of Florida/UF Health
1515 Southwest Archer Road
Gainesville, FL 32608
University of Miami, Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
1120 NW 14th Street
Clinical Research Building Suite 1116 (D-49)
Miami, FL 33136
305-243-5757 or 800-432-0191