Dr. Matrone is board certified in pediatrics and in neonatal-perinatal medicine and serves as the associate program director for the University of Florida Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship at Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies. Dr. Matrone is passionate about medical education and strives to create a transformative learning experience in our fellowship program with a focus on autonomy and strong mentoring relationships. In addition to her role in the fellowship, Dr. Matrone is the director of therapeutic hypothermia for the Orlando Health Winnie Palmer NICU, serves on the hospital-wide Ethics Committee, and is on the Complex Care Team, providing care to infants with complicated and chronic medical needs. Her research in medical education focuses on interprofessional training, simulation-based education and effective feedback.
Dr. Matrone earned her medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. She completed her pediatric residency at the Boston Combined Residency Program at Boston Children's Hospital and Boston Medical Center. While in Boston, she also completed a master's degree in education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She returned to the University of Florida and Shands Hospital to complete her fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine.
When she is not taking care of babies in the NICU, Dr. Matrone enjoys gardening and caring for houseplants, going to Disney with her daughters, reading science fiction and bargain hunting at estate sales.