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Dr. Christensen to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Published: Apr 17th, 2015

Richard  Christensen, MD, MA has been selected as the Lifetime Achievement Award recipient for the Ripple Effect: Northeast Florida Mental Health Awards, presented by Mental Health America of Northeast Florida.  […]


Women’s Advantage Seminar: Addiction’s impact on families and comprehensive pain management

Published: Apr 16th, 2015

Adrian Blotner, M.D. F.A.P.A., Medical Director and Division Chief for Adult Pain Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry spoke at the UF Health Women’s […]


Drs. Brownridge & Rodriguez to receive membership into the Gold Humanism Honor Society

Published: Apr 15th, 2015

Department of Psychiatry Child and Adolescent Fellow Andrea M. Brownridge, MD, JD, MHA and Assistant Professor Leo Rodriguez, MD have been nominated by residents and selected by the committee to […]


Gender & Health Colloquium

Published: Apr 10th, 2015

KEYNOTE 1-2pm: Depressed Mothers and Their Children: Translating Epidemiology into Clinical Care MYRNA WEISSMAN, Ph.D, Diane Goldman Kemper Family Professor of Epidemiology in Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons and […]


Be Aware: Signs of Suicide Risk

Published: Apr 9th, 2015

Mathew Nguyen, MD talks tips for risky behaviors and warning signs of suicide in News & Notes.   Link:


Mental-health reform languishing in Florida Legislature

Published: Apr 6th, 2015

Dr. Rajiv Tandon, a psychiatrist and president of NAMI Florida, the state chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. “A lot of people just don’t have access to mental-health […]

Gabriel Paulian, MD, Uma Suryadevara, MD, Yuliet Sanchez-Rivero, MD and Christopher Ong, MD

UF Department of Psychiatry members present at AAGP Annual Meeting

Published: Apr 2nd, 2015

The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry’s (AAGP) 2015 Annual Meeting was held March 27-30 at the Marriott in New Orleans, LA. The AAGP Meeting is the premier educational event in […]

Sara Jo Nixon, PhD

Dr. Nixon Selected as 2015 UFRF Award Recipient

Published: Apr 1st, 2015

Sara Jo Nixon, PhD has been selected as a 2015 University of Florida Research Foundation (UFRF) Professorship award winner. The purpose of these awards is to recognize faculty who have […]


Jimmy Carter stands in for wife at Phillips Center event

Published: Apr 1st, 2015

Former President Jimmy Carter spoke on behalf of his wife Rosalynn Carter about her book “Within Our Reach: Ending the Mental Health Crisis,” followed by a discussion moderated by Dr. […]


2015 NAMI | Florida Advocacy Rally

Published: Mar 25th, 2015

Mental Illness Advocacy supporters took to the Old Capital Steps in Tallahassee on March 24th for the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) Florida Advocacy Rally. Their message, Stigma = […]