Jason Hunt, MD Assistant Professor

Dr. Hunt featured as expert in Citrus County Chronicle

“Once the brain has been hijacked it will force the individual to search for drugs with the same strength as it did for food and the rational part of the […]

Bussing Febo

Drs. Bussing & Febo named COM University Term Professors

Department of Psychiatry Professor, Regina Bussing, MD and Assistant Professor, Marcelo Febo, PhD have been named College of Medicine 2018-19 University Term Professors. The University Term Professorship Program provides recognition […]

Leal and Andrews receive award

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s (AACAP) 65th Annual Meeting

The University of Florida, Department of Psychiatry went to Seattle, Washington for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s (AACAP) 65th Annual Meeting. We were well represented this year […]

Joseph Thornton Presenting at World Bioethics Day

UF-VA UNESCO Bioethics Unit celebrates World Bioethics Day 2018

On Friday, October 19, the UF-VA UNESCO Bioethics Unit met for presentations commemorating World Bioethics Day. UNESCO has 73 units of this particular program, and our unit was set up […]

NNDC Group Photo

UF attends first NNDC Annual Meeting

The UF College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry was welcomed into the National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC) at their Annual Conference in Baltimore. Several of our faculty and residents […]

NAMI Walk 2018

2018 NAMI Walk

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Gainesville Chapter held their Annual NAMI Walk on Saturday, October 13th at Depot Park. The UF Department of Psychiatry had several members in […]

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2018 Service Pin recipients

TEAMS Staff Service Pinning

Wednesday, October 31st, the Department of Psychiatry held their annual TEAMS Staff Service Pinning Ceremony and staff meeting. Recognized this year were:                 […]

Andres Pumariega

Dr. Andres Pumariega discusses a lifesaving suicide prevention tool

Andres Pumariega, M.D., chief of the division of child and adolescent psychiatry and MBI member, describes the tool, which he helped adapt for public use.

Jamie Smolen, MD

Recovery means rescue from addiction

Jamie Smolen, MD – Special to the Gainesville Sun | In recovery you can benefit from better physical health as well as mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.

Thornton FPS Award

Dr. Thornton receives FPS Public Service Award

  Joseph Thornton, MD was awarded the Florida Psychiatric Society’s (FPS) Public Service Award on Saturday, September 8th at the FPS Fall CME Meeting. This award is for an FPS […]

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