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Mary P Norton MD, FAAP

Mary P Norton MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
(850) 645-9380
Main Campus


Dr. Norton joined the Department of Clinical Sciences in October 2017. She was born and raised in Southwest Florida and studied biochemistry at Florida State University before joining the FSU College of Medicine Class of 2013 (go Noles!). She completed her pediatric residency in Greenville, South Carolina, at Greenville Children’s Hospital in 2016, then was a stay-at-home mom to her three young girls until joining the FSU COM as faculty. During the 2017-2018 school year, she worked in Gadsden County School-Based Clinics and participated in the School Health Advisory Council in addition to teaching first year medical and physician assistant students. Since the fall of 2018, she has served as Assistant Director of the M2 Clinical Skills Course and as a pediatric lecturer for second year physician assistant students. She is excited to serve as the lead pediatrician at the forthcoming FSU PrimaryHealth Clinic, and has been actively involved with the Leon County Community Partnership School Cabinet. Her interests include the community pediatrics, integrated primary care and behavioral health, trauma informed care, patient advocacy, the mother-baby dyad, breastfeeding, human trafficking and global health.


B.S. Cum Laude, Biochemistry, Florida State University, 2008

Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, Taylor Technical Institute, 2009

M.D., Florida State University College of Medicine, 2013

Pediatric Internship, Greenville Children’s Hospital at Greenville Health System (GHS), 2013-2014

Pediatric Residency, Greenville Children’s Hospital at GHS, 2014-2016


FSU COM Admissions Committee (2018- ongoing)

Community Partnership School Cabinet Member- Leon County (2017- ongoing)

Faculty Adviser for the Pediatric Interest Group at the FSU College of Medicine (2018- ongoing)

School Health Advisory Council- Gadsden County (2017-2018)


Tallahassee Memorial Hospital/Pediatrix Inpatient Pediatrics Award

Phi Beta Kappa

Golden Key Honor Society

Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society

Bess Ward Fellowship for undergraduate research


Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics

Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Member of the Florida Chapter of the AAP

Member of Capital Medical Society

Member of the Tallahassee Pediatric Foundation

Member of the AAP Section on Early Career Physicians; Council on Community Pediatrics; Section on International Child Health; Section on Minority Health, Equity, and Inclusion (Provisional); Council on School Health; Section on Adolescent Health; and Section on Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

Member of the American Medical Women's Association


2015 South Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Project Poster Presentation: Ready to Rescue