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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.

2015 Department of Psychiatry Staff Retreat

2015 Department of Psychiatry Staff Retreat

Published: July 13th, 2015

Friday, July 10, 2015 we held our Department of Psychiatry Annual Staff Retreat at UF’s Lake Wauburg facility in Micanopy. This was a great opportunity for new and existing staff […]


Department of Psychiatry Faculty and Staff help “Stop the Stigma”

Published: July 2nd, 2015

Residents, therapists, physicians and staff from UF Health Psychiatry programs joined Albert the Alligator to participate in the third-annual Stop the Stigma mental illness awareness event at Kanapaha Botanical Park.

Avjola Hoxha, MD

Congratulations to our Resident of the Month for June 2015!

Published: June 29th, 2015

Avjola Hoxha, MD is our Department of Psychiatry Resident of the Month for June 2015!

Scott Teitelbaum, MD

Scott Teitelbaum, MD Keynote Speaker for the 2015 Addiction Health Summit

Published: June 11th, 2015

Department Vice Chair and Clinical Chief of Addiction Medicine Division, Scott Teitelbaum, MD  will be the Keynote Speaker at this year’s Addiction Health Summit on Science and Recovery being held […]


Anxiety, ADHD, depression in children – Women’s Advantage Seminar

Published: June 8th, 2015

Sometimes even moms don’t have all the answers for thier children’s problems.  Attend these UF Health Women’s Advantage seminars to learn more about anxiety, ADHD and depression in children and […]