Dr. Rodney Daniel was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is the
second child of Isaac and Shaira Daniel, who were both born and raised
in Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies. Dr. Daniel spent his formative
years in Miami, Florida where he completed high school. He later
obtained a bachelor of science in biology with a minor in chemistry at
Florida International University, graduating cum laude. In his last 3
years at FIU, Dr. Daniel organized and ran the FIU Foodrunners, a
nonprofit, student-powered, community service project that provided
hundreds of meals to the homeless in the inner city of Miami. After
college Dr. Daniel matriculated into the University of Miami Miller
School of Medicine and was awarded a full scholarship. He
transitioned to the Jackson Memorial and Miami Veteran's hospitals for
Internal Medicine Residency and was recognized as the Paff Outstanding
Resident Teacher in his final year. Dr. Daniel pursued his
rheumatology fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina
and simultaneously obtained a Masters Degree in Clinical Research.
Dr. Daniel has practiced rheumatology in various sectors including
academic, mult-specialty, and single specialty settings. He has a
special interest in osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus. He
is married with two children. He enjoys the outdoors and sports.
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