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Department of Psychiatry’s Donna Rowland is awarded the Superior Accomplishment Award

Published: March 12th, 2014

      This program recognizes staff members who contribute outstanding and meritorious service, efficiency and/or economy, or to the quality of life provided to students and employees. Recognition by […]


For older drivers, study finds, one drink may be one too many

Published: March 6th, 2014

Sara Jo Nixon, a professor in the departments of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Florida and doctoral candidate Alfredo Sklar tested how drinking legally non-intoxicating levels of alcohol […]


The McKnight Brain Institute is pleased to congratulate our 2014 Neuroimaging Pilot Grant Awardees

Published: February 25th, 2014

The MBI Neuroimaging Pilot Grants were established to support pilot studies using the AMRIS facility or developing novel neuroimaging capabilities.  Five winners were selected and will each receive $25,000 for […]


14th Annual Celebration of Excellence in Medical Education Reception, several awards were given to some of our best teachers.

Published: February 20th, 2014

Habibeh Khoshbouei, Ph.D.

A scientist’s journey

Published: February 18th, 2014

Habibeh Khoshbouei’s research goals brought her from Iran to the U.S.


How sugar affects the brain

Published: February 11th, 2014

Nicole Avena, PhD explains why sweets and treats should be enjoyed in moderation. When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take […]


Drug Abuse Among Doctors: Easy, Tempting, and Not Uncommon

Published: February 5th, 2014

UF researcher Lisa Merlo, PhD says, medical schools fail to educate medical students about the disease of addiction. Most medical schools include only a lecture or two on addiction, she […]

Vero 5th year

UF Center for Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine in Vero Beach Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Published: February 3rd, 2014


The Acceptability of Therapist-Assisted, Internet-Delivered Treatment for College Students

Published: January 16th, 2014

Michele Travers, MD writes that University and college counseling centers struggle with rising service demands without a corresponding increase in resources. Consequently, counseling centers must seek creative ways to not […]


UF Health – Healthy Advantage Seminar at the Villages

Published: January 16th, 2014

Dr. Tessy Korah, MD says depression in seniors is a widespread problem, but is often not recognized or treated. With seniors, a number of life changes can increase the risk […]