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Scare Away the Flu Season

Published: August 25th, 2015

Get your flu vaccine by Halloween! Beginning September 9th UF Health Shands Occupational Health Services will offer free flu vaccinations for UF Health Shands physicians, employees, volunteers and UF College […]


Stress Reduction Technology Study

Published: August 21st, 2015

The UF department of Psychiatry is seeking participants ages 18-72 for study of a new device designed to aid relaxation and stress reduction. The study involves: A short survey on […]


NAMI Florida President Dr. Rajiv Tandon to speak at local NAMI Meeting

Published: August 20th, 2015

Seminar Presented by Dr. Rajiv Tandon NAMI Florida President, NAMI Gainesville member and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Florida, College of Medicine September 14, 2015 7:00pm – 9:00pm […]


2015 Department of Psychiatry Staff Pinning Event

Published: August 20th, 2015

The Department of Psychiatry held its 2015 Staff Pinning Event August 19th at the McKnight Brain Institute. This year we celebrated 12 departmental employees and their service to the University […]


Child and adolescent psychiatry services available at UF Health

Published: August 17th, 2015

UF Health Psychiatry experts, including board-certified psychiatrists and psychologists, offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care for child and adolescents facing mental health issues.


International Youth Day 2015

Published: August 12th, 2015

August 12th is United Nations International Youth Day. This year’s theme is “Youth Civic Engagement” The engagement and participation of youth is essential to achieve sustainable human development. Yet often […]


UF Addiction Medicine Fellowship prepares fellows for board exam

Published: August 5th, 2015

The UF Addiction Medicine Fellowship program received some positive feedback last week from Terri Silver, MA the Chief Credentialing Officer for the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). ABAM is […]


60 Mintues – Denied

Published: August 1st, 2015

WATCH – When insurance companies deny the mentally ill the treatment their doctors prescribe, seriously ill people are often discharged, and can be a danger to themselves or others. Scott […]

Daniel Pietras, MD

Congratulations to our Resident of the Month for July 2015!

Published: July 27th, 2015

Daniel Pietras, MD is our Department of Psychiatry Resident of the Month for July 2015.


Stopping the silent struggle Adam Reid is improving care of mental illness one patient, study and event at a time.

Published: July 21st, 2015

Reid’s research includes improving treatment outcomes for pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder and disseminating new treatment options. He works in a specialty OCD clinic headed by Gary Geffken, Ph.D.