Disaster Coping Resources

Disaster and Emergency Resources

If you are experiencing a true emergency please call 911 Hurricanes and other natural disasters are a stressful time for everyone. Our experienced physicians have compiled a list of resources […]

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UF Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist Andres Pumariega, MD leading discussion about the movie

Fourth Annual MIAW Movie Night at the Hippodrome

The Department of Psychiatry held its fourth annual movie night during Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) at the Hippodrome in downtown Gainesville on October 8th. As part of activities scheduled […]

60th Anniversary Alumni Dinner

60th Anniversary Alumni Dinner

On Friday, September 21, 2018 the Department of Psychiatry hosted the 60th Anniversary Alumni Reception and Dinner at the Harrell Medical Education Building. Please enjoy the gallery below.    

Four Chairs of the Department of Psychiatry

60th Anniversary CME Event

As part of the Department of Psychiatry 60th Anniversary Celebration we held a Continuing Medical Education (CME) Event. The three previous chairs were invited to present at the event held […]

Research Flash Talks

60th Anniversary Research Flash Talks

The Department of Psychiatry incorporated Research Flash Talks into the program for 60th Anniversary CME event. Twelve of the Department’s researchers gave 5 minute flash talks highlighting their current research. […]

60th Anniversary Meet & Greet

60th Anniversary Meet & Greet

We began the Department of Psychiatry 60th Anniversary events with a Meet and Greet at the new UF Health Springhill 2 medical office building. It gave the alumni the opportunity […]

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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 […]

Raising Hope at Work

Raising Hope at Work Champions of Hope

Thank you to everyone that contributed to the Raising Hope at Work Campaign. We were this year’s Champions of Hope, taking the number one spot for most funds raised, coming […]

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