Staff Directory

Education, Promotion and Tenure (P&T), and Marketing
Research-Grant Proposals
Research Coordinators
Clinical Support Staff

Business/Fiscal Office Forms



Marika BrighamMarika Brigham


Chief Financial Officer and Department Administrator

Phone: 352.265.7981




Samantha LeClairSamantha LeClair

Assistant Director

Budget management and oversees fiscal office

Phone: 352.265.7296




Priscilla SpencePriscilla Spence

Administrative Specialist III

Administration Assistant to Chair and Liaison to Faculty, College of Medicine, and VIPs

Phone: (352) 294-4914




Tina GreenTina Green

Administrative Support Assistant III

Clinical service contract, accounts receivables and payables, UF Health Center for Psychiatry and Addiction – Vero Beach Administration

Phone: 352.594.4261




Bobbi ReynoldsBobbi Reynolds

Accountant III

Teaching Hours, Grant Reporting and Asset Management.

Phone: 352.594.4256




Christy Henneman

Accountant I

Grant reporting, Effort Reporting, Distributions, PI Overhead, Development, Space Reporting, Property

Phone: 352.594.4228




Kelli GattiKelli Gatti

Fiscal Assistant II

Contractual invoicing and accounts receivables, purchasing cards, expense reports

Phone: 352.594.4303



Yolanda Rutledge

Travel, Pcards, and purchasing

Phone: 352.594.4265




Constance PruittConnie Pruitt

Administrative Support Assistant III, Addiction Medicine

Administrative functions of Addiction Medicine Division and Addiction Medicine Fellowship Coordinator

Phone: 352.265.5525




Terra SmithTerra Smith

Program Assistant, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Administrative functions of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Fellowship Coordinator

Phone: 352.265.8680




Monica BrookMonica Brook

Administrative Support Assistant I, Division of Medical Psychology

Administrative functions of the Medical Psychology Division and Training Program

Phone: 352.265.8853




Susan NoblesSusan Nobles

Program Assistant, Forensic Division

Administrative functions of the Forensic Division and support for Forensic Fellowship as well as Billing for the Forensic Division

Phone: 352.294.4904




Gloria GordonGloria Gordon

Human Resources Generalist III

Personnel and payroll, faculty onboarding and new recruits/hires, faculty leave, courtesy and post-doc appointments, Department Security Administrator (DSA)

Phone: 352.594.4325




Denise Lambert

Human Resources Generalist I

Personnel and payroll, TEAMS new hires, credentialing, faculty and VA on-call schedule

Phone: 352.594.4229




Tovah LawrenceTovah Lawrence

Human Resources Assistant

Housestaff/Resident, addiction post-doc fellows, graduate assistants, OPS/Fed Work Study appointments, extra duty, and volunteers

Phone: 352.594.4306



Education, Promotion and Tenure (P&T), and Marketing


Terry Lemesh, Education CoordinatorTerry Lemesh

Residency & Fellowship Program Coordinator 2

Administrative supervision of residency and grand rounds. Oversees clerkship program and event planning

Phone: 352.594.1870




Dorothy McCallisterDorothy McCallister

Residency & Fellowship Program Assistant

Residency recruitment and support, training schedule, call and calendar for residents

Phone: 352.294.4945




Britany GriffinBritany Griffin

Residency & Fellowship Program Assistant

Residency faculty administrative support, coordinator for 4th year medical student rotations and didactics, call schedule

Phone: 352.594.1815




Donna RowlandDonna Rowland

Administrative Support Assistant II

Medical education and Martha Brown, MD continuing medical education (CME) courses

Phone: 352.265.5300




Jessica DennisJessica Dennis

Administrative Specialist II

Faculty Support and Development

Phone: 352.294.4918




Melinda Fawcett_edit(2)Melinda Fawcett

Public Relations Specialist I

Department website content and management, video, and photography

Phone: 352.294.4906




Debra Krawczykiewicz

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Marketing and grand rounds coordinator, marketing materials/advertising/social media

Phone: 352.594.4298



Tracy Dees

Administrative Support Assistant I

Receptionist, general faculty administrative support and mail distribution.

Phone: 352.294.4900


Research-Grant Proposals

Nicole BristowNicole Bristow

Research Administrator III

Oversee research administration and development, including proposal development, submission and awards management to aid faculty as it relates to research.

Phone: 352.294.4963




Amanda DyerAmanda Dyer

Fiscal Assistant II

Grant support for purchase orders, travel, reimbursements, grant purchasing cards

Phone: 352.294-4934


Research Coordinators


Dana MasonDana Mason

Research Coordinator II

Primary coordinator on clinical trials, patient enrollments and start-ups, development and implementation of research studies procedures, research data collection and monitor data results, as well as administrative, research participate, and fiscal support.

Phone: 352-273-8540




Robyn NelsonRobyn Nelson

Research Coordinator II

Oversees research projects and staff for the Program in Genetics & Epidemiology of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (PGENeS) Laboratory. Provides initial and ongoing IRB oversight for all projects within the lab.

Phone: 352-294-5563

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Robert PratherRobert Prather

Research Coordinator III

Research Coordinator for the Neurocognitive Laboratory. Manages staff, students, resources, and purchasing for a variety of federally-funded grants, state-funded research projects, and other projects funded by various mechanisms.

Phone: 352-294-4942




Clinical Support Staff

Safal DesaiSafal Desai

Revenue Cycle Analyst, UF Department of psychiatry

Overseas revenue cycle management for the Department of Psychiatry. Responsible for major systems review and reporting as related to both revenue cycle management and fiscal management

Phone: 352.594.1891




David Jaeger

Administrative Support Assistant III, UF Health Florida Recovery Center

Outpatient clinic manager and addictions evaluation coordinator

Phone: 352.265.5525




Mary Ellen FreyMary Ellen Frey

Clinic Manager, UF Health at Springhill

Manager of adult outpatient clinic staff, scheduling and billing

Phone: 352.594.1820





Emmanuel MyrtilEmmanuel Myrtil

Clinic Manager, UF Health Springhill Health Center

Manager of child and adolescent psychiatry and behavioral health unit (BHU) outpatient clinic, clinic staff, scheduling and billing

Phone: 352.265.8885





Gina Palladino

Clinic Manager, UF Health Center for Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine – Vero Beach

Manager of adult, child and addiction outpatient clinic, clinic staff, scheduling and billing. Assist clinical trainees on site.

Phone: 772.794.0179