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Heart Related Problems Associated with Cocaine, Amphetamine, Tobacco, Alcohol and other Drugs of Abuse

Jamie B. Conti, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine

Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

AHA Eminent Scholar in Cardiology

December 11, 2013


Obesity- New Insights

Samuel Klein M.D.

The William H. Danforth Professor of Medicine; Director, Center for Human Nutrition

Director, Center for Applied Research Science; Chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Sciences

Medical Director, Weight Management Program at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri

November 22, 2013


Eating Disorders- Building an Academic Community Partnership

David Herzog, M.D.

Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

October 18, 2013


Opioid Prescription Medications- Painful Medications

Norman S. Miller,  M.D., J.D.

Professor of Psychiatry for Central Michigan University

Psychiatry Clerkship Director Co-Director of the Neuroscience Program for Central Michigan College of Medicine

Director of the Psychiatric Consultation Service for Central Michigan Health Education Partners

September 18, 2013


Abuse of Marijuana, Methamphetamine and other illicit drugs

Jean Lud Cadet, M.D.

Associate Director for Diversity and Outreach

Chief, Molecular Neuropsychiatry Research Branch

Co-Director, Fellowship in Addiction and Aging NIDA Intramural Research Program

August 30, 2013


Evaluation and Treatment of Impaired Nurses

John C. Tanner, D.O., ABAM, FASAM, CCFC

Medical Director for Intervention Project for Nurses – Florida

Director at Large for the ASAM Board of Directors

Adjunct Assistant Professor – Department of Psychiatry , UF

Medical Director for UF Health’s Florida Recovery Center, Jacksonville

August 28, 2013


Genetics and Psychiatry

Claes Wahlestedt, M.D., Ph.D.

Leonard M. Miller Professor, Associate Dean for Therapeutic Innovation

Vice Chair for Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Director, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

August 23, 2013


Identifying Eating Disorders in Patients with Chemical Dependency

Steven J. Karp, D.O., FACN

Chief Medical Officer, Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders

Chief Medical Officer, Palm Beach Institute 20 years experience treating psychiatric & addictive disorders to the eating disorder field

August 14, 2013


Pain Medicine 2013

Daniel J. Clauw, M.D.

Professor, Division of Rheumatology, University of Michigan

Director, Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center and Director of the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research at the University of Michigan

Associate Dean for Clinical &Translational Research, University of Michigan Medical School

August 9, 2013


Impaired Physician

Martha E. Brown, M.D.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Co-Director, ABAM Residency Training Program UF College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry Addiction Medicine Division

July 31, 2013

DBS & Psychiatric Illness

Herbert Ward, M.D.

Associate Professor; Vice Chair & Chief, Adult Outpatient Services,

Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine

Sarah M. Fayad, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine

July 26, 2013


Spirituality and Recovery

William Yvorchuk, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine

July 10, 2013


Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

William Jacobs, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine

June 26, 2013


The Future of Psychiatry

Paul Summergrad, MD

Dr. Frances S. Arkin Professor & Chairman, Department of Psychiatry

Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine

Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Tufts Medical Center, Chairman, Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization

President-Elect, American Psychiatric Association

June 14, 2013

Opioid Use/Abuse in Chronic Pain

Charles Friedman, D.O., ABAM

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Addiction, University of Florida College of Medicine

Founding Partner, Medical Director, Pain Relief Centers, Pinellas Park, FL

May 22, 2013


Medication Assisted Recovery in Alcohol and Nicotine Dependence

Stephanie Samples O’Malley, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry, Director, Division of Substance Abuse Research in Psychiatry

Assistant Chair, Clinical Research, Yale University

May 20, 2013


Clinical Urine Drug Testing

Gary Reisfield, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Departments of Anesthesiology & Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine

May 15, 2013

Opioid use in Pregnancy- An Alarming Trend

Kay Roussos‐Ross, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry,  Obstetrics and Gynecology Director, Women’s Health at UF/Shands

May 1, 2013


Sports and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

David Baron, MSEd, DO

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Psychiatrist-in-Chief, University Hospital

Director, Global Center for Exercise, Psychiatry and Sports at USC, Keck School of Medicine at USC

April  26, 2013


University of Florida College of Medicine 2013 Addiction Research Update and FRC Annual Review

Nora Volkow, MD

Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health

April 3, 2013



Obesity and the Aging Brain

Ron Cohen, PhD

Professor, Departments of Aging and Geriatric Research, Neurology and Psychiatry

Director, Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory, University of Florida

March 29, 2013


Chronic Daily Cannabis Smoking:Neuroadaptation, Residual Cannabinoid Excretion & Psychomotor Impairment

Marilyn A. Huestis, Ph.D.

Senior Investigator; Chief, Chemistry and Drug Metabolism, Biomedical Research Center

Chief, Chemistry and Drug Metabolism, National Institute on Drug Abuse Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine


Bruce A. Goldberger, Ph.D., DABFT

Professor and Director of Toxicology Director, University of Florida Racing Laboratory,

Director, William R. Maples Center for Forensic Medicine

March 8, 2013


Detection of dopamine release in real time: Unraveling secrets of psychopathology

Rajendra D. Badgayiyan, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Buffalo

Assistant Professor, Harvard University, Psychiatrist, WNY VAMC, Buffalo, NY

March 1, 2013


Treatment of Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders

Scott Compton, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center

February 22, 2013


The Afghanistan National Drug Use Survey and the Impact of Drug Use on Children

David Martin, PhD

Science Team Director of the Afghanistan National Drug Use Survey, Chairman, CAM International Ventures,

President & CEO, JMJ Technologies

Courtesy Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida

February 8, 2013


The Role of Primary Care in Addiction and Drug Misuse

Patrick G. O’Connor, MD, MPH, FACP

Chief, Section of General Internal Medicine, Yale University School of MedicineYale New Haven Hospital; Professor of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine

Associate Director for Primary Care Research and Services, Yale Substance Abuse Treatment Unit and The APT Foundation

Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research

January 25, 2013