Staff Directory

Administration

Marika K Brigham

Marika K Brigham

Director, Department Of Psychiatry
Phone: (352) 265-7981
Samantha R LeClair

Samantha R LeClair

Assistant Director
Phone: (352) 265-7296

Budget management and oversees fiscal office

Priscilla A Spence

Priscilla A Spence

Administrative Specialist III
Phone: (352) 294-4914

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

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Administrative Support

David Roberts

David Roberts

Administrative Support Assistant II
Phone: (352) 294-4924

Administrative functions for the Center for OCD and Related Disorders (COARD) and the Vice Chair of Development

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Fiscal

Tina Green

Tina Green

Administrative Support Assistant III
Phone: (352) 594-4261

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

Bobbi J Reynolds

Bobbi J Reynolds

Accountant III
Phone: (352) 594-4256
Email: bobbi@ufl.edu

Teaching hours, grant reporting and asset management

Dawn Roberts

Dawn Roberts

Accountant
Phone: (352) 594-4228

Grant reporting, effort reporting, distributions, PI overhead, development, space reporting, property

Yolanda L Rutledge

Yolanda L Rutledge

Fiscal Assistant II
Phone: (352) 594-4265

Travel, Pcards, and purchasing

Jessica Hemingway Sanders

Jessica Hemingway Sanders

Fiscal Assistant III
Phone: (352) 594-4303

Accounts receivable, contractual milage, department Pcard reconciliation

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Divisional

Monica Brook

Monica Brook

Administrative Support Assistant II
Phone: (352) 265-8853

Administrative functions of the Psychology Division and Training Program

Jennifer A Cobb

Jennifer A Cobb

Residency And Fellowship Program Assistant
Phone: (352) 265-8838

Administrative functions of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division and Fellowship Training Program.

Hannah M Hatcher

Hannah M Hatcher

Administrative Specialist II
Phone: (352) 265-5539

Direct support to the Addiction Medicine Division Chief, Forensic IME’s and the Addiction Division Fellowship program.

Holly Haltner-Pfiester

Holly Haltner-Pfiester

Administrative Support Assistant III
Phone: (352) 594-1854

Administrative functions of the Adult Division

Haley M Weber

Haley M Weber

Administrative Support Assistant II
Phone: (352) 294-4904

Administrative support to the Addiction Medicine Division and administrative support to the Addiction Medicine Fellowship

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Personnel

Aracelys (Shelly) Chang

Aracelys (Shelly) Chang

Administrative Spec II
Phone: (352) 594-4325

Faculty recruitment, on-boarding and off-boarding

Denise A Lambert

Denise A Lambert

Human Resource Generalist I
Phone: (352) 594-4229

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

Tovah Lawrence

Tovah Lawrence

Human Resources Assistant
Phone: (352) 594-4306

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

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Education

Britany D Ratliff

Britany D Ratliff

Residency And Fellowship Coordinator II
Phone: (352) 265-2863

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

Jacqueline D Garcia

Jacqueline D Garcia

Residency And Fellowship Program Assistant
Phone: (352) 265-2862

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

Taylor Greene

Taylor Greene

Academic Assistant II
Phone: (352) 294-5565

Administrative and student services in online education

Natalie S Brown

Natalie S Brown

Administrative Assistant II
Phone: (352) 265-5300

Medical Education and Professionalism in Medicine CME Programs

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Promotion and Tenure

Martha E Pennock Schaub

Martha E Pennock Schaub

Administrative Specialist II
Phone: (352) 294-4918

Faculty Promotion and Tenure, Faculty Development & Mentoring, Continuing Medical Education Administration and Grand Rounds

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Public Relations and Website

Melinda Fawcett

Melinda Fawcett

Public Relations Specialist I
Phone: (352) 294-4900

Department website content management, video, and photography

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Research-Grants Administration

Nicole Bristow

Nicole Bristow

Research Administrator III
Phone: (352) 294-4963

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

Jackie Tucker

Jackie Tucker

Research Administrator II
Phone: (352) 294-4913

Provides support regarding pre- and post-award management, assisting research faculty with award submission, grant administration, and reporting

Kelli Gatti

Kelli Gatti

Research Administrator I
Phone: (352) 294-4934

Grant proposal submissions, post award management, purchase orders, travel, reimbursements and PCard verification

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Research Coordinators

Dana M Mason

Dana M Mason

Clinical Research Coordinator II
Phone: (352) 273-8540

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

Publications:
Robyn R Nelson

Robyn R Nelson

Research Coordinator III
Phone: (352) 294-5563

Research Coordinator for the Program in Genetics & Epidemiology of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (PGENeS) Laboratory and the Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders (COARD). Manages staff and volunteers, all IRB related tasks, and outreach activities for the PGENeS lab and COARD including Fear Facers Summer camp

Research Summary:

Research focusing on OCD, Tourette, Hoarding, Trichotillomania, and Excoriation Disorder.

Robert A Prather

Robert A Prather

Research Coordinator III
Phone: (352) 294-4942

Robert joined the Neurocognitive Laboratory in 2003 after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Kentucky. He moved with Dr. Nixon and other staff from Lexington to Gainesville in 2006. Robert received a 2017 University of Florida Superior Accomplishment Award. Robert is a member of the Research Society on Alcoholism.

Publications:

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Clinical Support

Safal Desai

Safal Desai

AST DIR, Health Care Admin
Phone: (352) 265-1891

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

Mary E M Frey

Mary E M Frey

Mgr ACU Clinic III
Gina A Palladino

Gina A Palladino

Mgr ACU Clinic III
Jason  Pappas

Jason Pappas

Mgr ACU Clinic III

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