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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 […]

hosptraining

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 […]

Naloxone

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.  […]

ChildFellows

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
Clinical Associate Professor & Program Director, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

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 […]

Deepak Davidson, MD

Resident of the Month

Published: Jan 7th, 2015

Congratulations to our Resident of the Month for December 2014!