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Former UF Psychiatry Faculty member, Dr. Sam Greenberg celebrates 102nd birthday!

Published: February 15th, 2015

As an army doctor in World War II, he served 18 months in France and England and was in London on V-E Day. In 1980, he moved to Gainesville from […]


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

Published: February 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 […]


Crisis, Listening and Intervention Training starts March 18

Published: February 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 […]


Mental Health Coalition of North Central Florida is on Facebook

Published: February 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: February 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 […]


Congratulations to the Adult Inpatient and Forensic Divisions!

Published: February 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 […]

Erik Gooch, DO
Assistant Professor

Dr. Erik Gooch appointed as Director of Student Mental Health

Published: January 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: January 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.  […]


Three of our PGY-3 Residents accepted to Child Fellowships

Published: January 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 […]

Andrew Pierce, MD

2015 American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry Honors Scholar

Published: January 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 […]