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UF researchers test drug to reverse memory loss in adults

Barry Setlow, an associate professor at the UF College of Medicine, works in his lab at the McKnight Brain Institute. He and a team of researchers are testing a drug […]

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CRAZY: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness

Grand Rounds April 25, 2014 – Pete Earley, a former Washington Post reporter, author of thirteen books, including three New York Times bestsellers. His book, CRAZY: A Father’s Search Through […]

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Florida Recovery Center

Comprehensive evaluation services for potential addictions and related disorders. Click here for more information on the Florida Recovery Center.

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Gainesville Sun Editorial: A crazy system

Pete Earley, author of “Crazy: A Father’s Search Through America’s Mental Health Madness” Will be speaking at Grand Rounds on April 25, 2014 at 12:00PM in the DeWeese Auditorium, McKnight […]

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Be Real UF

Be Real’s Mission is to engage the UF community in discussion and inspire them to connect with each other to make eating disorders socially unacceptable.

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Congratulations! Our very own Priscilla Spence in the office of the Chairman has been nominated for a Champion for Change Award.

These awards, a collaboration of the Office of Sustainability and Healthy Gators, recognize individuals and groups that have made significant contributions to the UF community in the areas of sustainability […]

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Laressa Gribbons Memorial Lecture

Laressa Gribbons Memorial Lecture was Friday March 21st where Dr. Zarate presented  An Update on the Treatment and Research of Treatment-Resistant Depression and Bipolar Disorder

About the Department

The Department of Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine is well known for ground-breaking research, innovative but evidence-based treatment approaches to complex problems and responses to cutbacks in care through state and national access to programs.

Headquartered at the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of UF, the Department of Psychiatry has research facilities side-by-side the departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery. We have the most research faculty working at the highest levels in the areas of smoking, drug misuse, alcohol abuse, addictions, pain, depression, autism and the autism spectrum, eating disorders and obesity.

Clinical operations take place at the Malcolm A. Randall Veterans Medical Center, UF Health, UF Health Shands Vista Psychiatric Hospital and the UF Health Florida Recovery Center. We also have satellite locations in Vero Beach, Tampa, Orlando and St. Augustine-Jacksonville.

We have 80 full-time faculty, many of whom are nationally recognized leaders in psychiatry, schizophrenia, deep brain stimulations, alcoholism, addiction and recovery, Autism, neuro-immunology, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, neuro-imaging, pain and iatrogenic addictions, physician health and impairment, forensics and obesity.

Read more about the UF Department of Psychiatry.

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