Jamie Smolen, MD

Sobering truths: Binge drinking, blackouts and the long-term health risks they can cause

Associate Professor, Jamie Smolen, MD discusses the long-term health risks associated with college binge drinking, both inside and outside the classroom.

Uma Suryadevera, MD

Combatting Holiday Depression

Uma Suryadevara, M.D., a UF Health psychiatrist, said that seasonal affective depression is often regular depression but exacerbated around the holidays and said she sees an increase in patients coming […]

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 […]

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Marcia Morris, MD

On Leave: College Wellness, Mental Health And Not Returning To Campus

Marcia Morris, MD speaks with Jane Clayson on NPR’s On Point about College Wellness and Mental Health. Dr. Morris joins the program at the 20 minute mark.

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.

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