Holbert receives FEO award

Richard Holbert, MD
Richard Holbert, MD

Richard Holbert, MD has received a Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO) award for the Fall 2016 award cycle. This award is presented to faculty to encourage applications for creative and flexible faculty development activities, including but not limited to: educational experiences/conferences, work with consultants/experts, time devoted to intensive writing or creative work or activities in support of a new direction for one’s scholarly work.

Dr. Holbert is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and serves as the medical director of UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital, director of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Co-Director of Brain Stimulation Service.

He has also served as Chief of the Consultation Liaison Service and was the Psychiatry Residency Training Director for 6 years. Dr. Holbert served as Director of Quality Control and serves as a faculty advisor to psychiatry residents for quality and safety improvement projects. He has presented on the use of TMS in Geriatric Depression at the Institute of Aging Research Day.

Dr. Holbert has distinguished himself as a medical student and resident teacher. He has been awarded the Outstanding Resident of the year, as well as Medical Alumni Resident of the year 1997-98.