R. Rodney Howell, MD

R. Rodney Howell, MD

Pediatrics Miami, FL

University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Office Address

  • 1501 NW 10th Avenue
    Miami, FL 33101
    Phone: (305) 243-1073
    Fax: (305) 243-8470

R. Rodney Howell, MD

Pediatrics Miami, FL

University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatrics: General Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Clinical Interests: Clinical Biochemical Genetics

Education & Training

  • Duke University HospitalDuke University Hospital
  • Duke University HospitalDuke University Hospital
  • Duke University School of MedicineDuke University School of Medicine
  • Davidson College

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • NC State Medical LicenseNC State Medical LicenseCurrent
  • American Board of Medical GeneticsClinical Biochemical Genetics
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Who'sWho in America (1981), 2012
    • Who'sWho in Science and Engineering (1992), 2012
    • Who'sWho in Medicine and Healthcare(1994), 2012

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Patient Management Problems: Pediatrics.  Simon, F.A. and Howell, R.R, Appleton and Lange
    • The Role of Human Milk in Infant Nutrition and Health.  Howell, R.R., Morriss, F.H. and Pickering, L.K, Thomas, Springfield, Illinois
    • The Role of Human Milk in Infant Nutrition and Health.  Howell, R.R., Morriss, F.H. and Pickering, L.K, Printed in Japanese, Tuttle-Mori Agency, Inc

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Glycogen Storage Diseases. Chapter: A parent-patient handbook. 
      Howell, R.R
      Editors: .Houston
    • Advances in Gene Technology: The Molecular Biology of Human Genetic Disease. Chapter: Nucleic Acids Symposium Series No23 
      Howell, R.R., Ahmad, F., Bialy, H., Black, S., Johnson, D.H., Lubs, H.A., Puett, J.D., Rabin, M.B., Scott, W.A. and van Brunt, J. and Whelan, W.J
      Editors: .
    • Selected screening Tests for Genetic Metabolic Disease.  
      Thomas, G.H. and Howell, R.R.
      Editors: .Yearbook Publishers


    • Systems to Determine Treatment Effectiveness in Newborn Screening, Symposium. Howell, R. R, the Law-Medicine Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
    • False Positives and Cut-Off Levels. In Critical ELSI Issues of Expanded Newborn Screening, in Global Perspectives on Ethical. Howell, R. R, Legal and Social Implications of Human Genome Research
    • Developing a National Newborn Screening Translational Research Network. Howell, R. R., Engelson, GH, and Hanson, JW, 12th Annual International Spinal Muscular Atrophy Research Group Meeting



    • HHS Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heriditary Disorders in Newborns and Children Chair 2003 - 2011
    • EU Network of Experts in Newborn Screening Member 2010 - 2011
    • Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Tanslating Genomic Based Research for Health Member 2007 - 2010
    • National Advisory Child Health and Human Development Council, NIH Member 2000 - 2004
    • House of Delegates, American Medical Association Member, and later Alternate Member 1996 - Present

    Professional Memberships

    • American Academy of Pediatrics - AAPFellow
    • American College of Medical GeneticsPresident, Board member and Member

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • Blue Shield California PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
    • Coventry Virginia - HMO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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