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Heroin overdoses, arrests spike in Alachua County

Published: Oct 4th, 2016

“I’ve seen in the field more death in the last one to two years than in my whole career,” said Dr. Scott Teitelbaum

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Police on lookout for drug 10,000 times more potent than Morphine

Published: Oct 3rd, 2016

The DEA is warning people about one of the most lethal drugs now on the street. “Carfentanil is what they’re calling the elephant tranquilizer. In humans, we use Fentanil. It’s a more potent Opiod,” says Dr. Teitelbaum, Director of the Florida Recovery Center.

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Medical pros hope addiction treatment just got a needed boost

Published: Apr 9th, 2016

In mid-March, the American Board of Medical Specialties officially recognized addiction medicine as a medical subspecialty, a decision that will mean increased training and board certification for doctors and hopefully […]


Addiction medicine new recognized subspecialty

Published: Mar 31st, 2016

WCJB-TV20 – Dr. Teitelbaum with UF Health’s Florida Recovery Center hopes that a new recognition will start to change addiction’s bad name. On March 14, the American Board of Medical Specialties […]

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Addiction medicine leader honored

Published: Mar 24th, 2016

UF HEALTH NEWS & NOTES – Scott Teitelbaum, M.D., UF Health Florida Recovery Center medical director and UF College of Medicine psychiatry professor, has been awarded the Pottash professorship in […]

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Dr. Teitelbaum awarded Pottash Professorship

Published: Jan 16th, 2016

Scott Alan Teitelbaum, MD has been awarded the Pottash Professorship in the Department of Psychiatry. Established in 1991 by Carter A. Pottash, MD, a distinguished psychiatrist and addiction expert, the […]


Drug Abuse on the Rise

Published: Oct 15th, 2015

According to the CDC, overprescribing is directly related to addiction and the increase in deaths by overdosing. Dr. Scott Teitelbaum, UF Health Chief of Addiction Medicine talks to TV 20 about […]


11th Annual FRC Alumni Reunion

Published: Sep 29th, 2015

On Saturday, September 19th the UF Health Florida Recovery Center (FRC) held their 11th Annual FRC reunion at the Paramount Plaza Hotel in Gainesville, Florida. The FRC annual reunion provides […]


UF Addiction Medicine Fellowship prepares fellows for board exam

Published: Aug 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 […]

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

Published: Jun 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 […]