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Crisis, Listening and Intervention Training starts March 18

Published: Feb 10th, 2015

Crisis is part of living and knowing how to listen and what to say to people in the worst of times is an important life skill. This series of three […]

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Mental Health Coalition of North Central Florida is on Facebook

Published: Feb 6th, 2015

  The Mental Health Coalition of North Central Florida is an inclusive coalition of community members with a focused interest in and commitment to improving the community’s mental health. Like […]

More resources, awareness needed to fight eating disorders

Published: Feb 1st, 2015

“Eating disorders have the highest mortality rates of any psychiatric illness,” said University of Florida Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Mathew Nguyen in an email. “Approximately 10 to 20 percent of […]

Lisa Merlo Greene, PhD, MPE
Associate Professor

Dr. Lisa Merlo Greene elected to the UFCOM Society of Teaching Scholars (STS)

Published: Jan 28th, 2015

The Education Division is proud to announce that Dr. Lisa Merlo Greene has been elected to the UFCOM Society of Teaching Scholars (STS). The STS was formed in 2000 as […]

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Shot Can Rescue Overdose Victims

Published: Jan 22nd, 2015

Dr. Gary Reisfield, a University of Florida psychiatrist, says that prescription painkillers kill many times more people than heroin, although the street drug is making a comeback. Those who take […]

Erik Gooch, DO
Assistant Professor

Dr. Erik Gooch appointed as Director of Student Mental Health

Published: Jan 18th, 2015

The Department of Psychiatry is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Eric Gooch as Medical Director of Student Mental Health (SMH). Dr. Gooch completed his residency and a forensic […]

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Three of our PGY-3 Residents accepted to Child Fellowships

Published: Jan 9th, 2015

We are happy to announce that three of our PGY-3 residents have been accepted to Child Fellowships: Michelle Chaney: Massachusetts General Hospital Wesley Hill: University of Florida Yuliet Sanchez-Rivero: University of […]

Jody L. Brown, MD
Child and Adolescent Fellowship Training Director

Welcome Jody L. Brown, MD new Program Director for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Published: Jan 7th, 2015

Dr. Bussing and the Department of Psychiatry would like to welcome Jody L. Brown, MD. Dr. Brown officially joined the Department of Psychiatry on January 2, 2015 as a Clinical […]

Andrew Pierce, MD

2015 American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry Honors Scholar

Published: Jan 7th, 2015

It is our pleasure to announce that Andrew Pierce, PGY-2, has been named a 2015 American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry Honors Scholar! He was selected from a very competitive national […]