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Researchers call mental illness one of ‘the most substantial causes of death worldwide’

Published: Feb 12th, 2015

Dr. Rajiv Tandon, a psychiatry professor at the University of Florida and president of the NAMI Florida, a division of the National Alliance on Mental Illness discusses the tragedies of […]

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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 […]

Mathew Nguyen, MD
Assistant Professor

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 […]

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Congratulations to the Adult Inpatient and Forensic Divisions!

Published: Feb 1st, 2015

The Adult Inpatient and Forensic Divisions have won the Department of Psychiatry’s UF Health Hospitality and Service Standards of Behavior challenge. 100% of the division has completed the training under […]

Lisa Merlo Greene, PhD, MPE
Assistant 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 […]

Sarah Fayad, MD

Dr. Sarah Fayad Accepted into the CTSI’s Academy of Research Excellence Master’s Program.

Published: Jan 18th, 2015

Congratulations to Sarah Fayad, MD. Dr. Fayad has been accepted into the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Academy of Research Excellence Master’s Program for Excellence in Human Subjects Research.  […]

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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 […]