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ECT Open House at Shands Psychiatric Hospital

Published: June 10th, 2016

UF Health held an open house Thursday, June 9th at UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital to showcase their newly developed  state-of-the-art Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) suite. ECT is currently used to […]

Uma Suryadevera, MD
Assistant Professor

Dr. Suryadevara appointed to Alzheimer’s Disease Research Grant Advisory Council

Published: June 9th, 2016

Uma Suryadevara, MD has been appointed a geriatric psychiatrist member on the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Grant Committee.


Parent child interactive therapy helps improve families’ lives

Published: June 9th, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla — Sometimes a child’s behavioral problems can get out of hand, but now there’s a new kind of interactive therapy available for parents and children at UF Health’s Medical Psychology Center in Gainesville.PCIT, or Parent Child Interactive Therapy, is for children who have more disruptive behavior than the average child

Marcelo Febo, PhD
Assistant Professor

“Bath salt” drug spurs psychosis-like condition in the brain, UF Health study finds

Published: June 9th, 2016

The use of psychoactive “bath salts” can induce a condition in the brain similar to that of patients suffering from psychosis, University of Florida Health researchers have found.

Wayne Creelman, MD

Activate Your Brain

Published: June 6th, 2016

UF Health Center for Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine in Vero Beach has a noninvasive, non-drug treatment option to help people with stubborn depression vastly improve, or even eliminate, their symptoms.

Research Volunteers

Research Volunteers Needed

Published: June 1st, 2016

The University of Florida Neurocognitive Laboratory is searching for volunteers, aged 25-59, for a research study of cognitive and emotion in healthy adults.


Staff member Geri Underhill retires after 35 years

Published: May 25th, 2016

Thank you Geri for your hard work and dedication to the UF Department of Psychiatry  – We wish you the best!


APA 2016 Meeting in Atlanta, GA, May 14-18, 2016

Published: May 16th, 2016


Regina Bussing, MD, Chair and Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Regina Bussing, M.D., named Chair of the UF Department of Psychiatry

Published: May 5th, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida College of Medicine leaders have appointed Regina Bussing, M.D., chair of the department of psychiatry. Bussing, a leader in developing comprehensive treatment approaches to […]


UF Faculty graduate from Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® Fellowship Program

Published: May 4th, 2016

The University of Florida, College of Medicine had two faculty members graduate April 14, 2016 from the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Fellowship (ELAM) Program at Drexel University College of […]