Staff

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
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
100 S NEWELL DR L4-100
GAINESVILLE FL 326100001

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

Accounting Manager
Phone: (352) 594-4261
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
1329 BUILDING, ROOM 4072
GAINESVILLE FL 326100001

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

Bobbi J Reynolds

Bobbi J Reynolds

Finance Manager
Phone: (352) 594-4256
Email: bobbi@ufl.edu
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
1329 SW 16TH ST RM 4122
GAINESVILLE FL 32608

Teaching hours, grant reporting and asset management

Dawn Roberts

Dawn Roberts

Accountant
Phone: (352) 594-4228
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
1329 SW 16TH ST FL 4130 # 4TH
GAINESVILLE FL 32608

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

Samantha K Kitchens

Samantha K Kitchens

Fiscal Assistant II
Phone: (352) 594-4265
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610

Travel, department P-Card reconciliation, invoices, department purchases, moving expenses, dues and membership.

Melisa Turner

Melisa Turner

Fiscal Assistant II
Phone: (352) 594-4303
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610

Responsibilities include invoicing/collections for faculty/fellow contractual services, departmental pcard approvals, approving and reconciling the new and existing port, phones, and pager expenses.

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Divisional

Monica Brook

Monica Brook

Administrative Support Assistant II
Phone: (352) 265-8853
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
8491 NW 39TH AVE
GAINESVILLE FL 32606

Administrative functions of the Psychology Division and Training Program

April L Gerry

April L Gerry

Fellowship Coordinator
Phone: (352) 265-8838

Administrative Functions of the Child & Adolescent Division and Child Fellowship Coordinator.

Hannah M Hatcher

Hannah M Hatcher

Administrative Specialist II
Phone: (352) 265-5539
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610

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

Heather N Morgan

Heather N Morgan

Administrative Specialist II
Phone: (352) 594-1870
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Jessica Hemingway Sanders

Jessica Hemingway Sanders

Administrative Spec I
Phone: (352) 265-5525
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
3939 SW 13TH ST
GAINESVILLE FL 32608

Accounts receivable, contractual milage, department Pcard reconciliation

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Personnel

Aracelys (Shelly) Chang

Aracelys (Shelly) Chang

Administrative Spec II
Phone: (352) 594-4325
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32611

Faculty recruitment, on-boarding and off-boarding

Denise A Lambert

Denise A Lambert

Human Resource Generalist I
Phone: (352) 594-4229
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
300 NRN
GAINESVILLE FL 32611

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

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Education

Britany D Ratliff

Britany D Ratliff

Residency And Fellowship Coordinator II
Phone: (352) 265-2863
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
4037 NW 86TH TER
GAINESVILLE FL 32606

Administrative supervision of all medical education programs. Oversees residency, fellowships, clerkship, and 4th-year student electives.

Jacqueline D Garcia

Jacqueline D Garcia

Residency And Fellowship Program Assistant
Phone: (352) 265-2862
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE FL 32610

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

Shelly Miranowicz

Shelly Miranowicz

Res/Fellowship Prog Assistant
Phone: (352) 265-2865
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Lynda J Kirk

Lynda J Kirk

Resident/Fellowship Coordinator I
Phone: (352) 294-4904
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610

Addiction Medicine Fellowship and Independent Medical Evaluation support.

Education:
  • 2020
    Bachelors of Health Science
    College of Coastal Georgia
Casey L Davis

Casey L Davis

Clerkship Coordinator
Phone: (352) 265-5300
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610

Medical education and Professionalism in Medicine CME Programs

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Promotion and Tenure

Nancy Boyd

Nancy Boyd

Administrative Spec II
Phone: (352) 594-4298
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610

Department of Psychiatry Faculty Development (including P&T, Mid-Career, mentoring, CV’s), CME/Grand Rounds, and Committee Support (Suicide Risk Reduction Task Force, Department Faculty Development Committee, COM Faculty Leadership Development).

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Public Relations and Website

Melinda Fawcett

Melinda Fawcett

Public Relations Specialist I
Phone: (352) 294-4900
Mailing Address:
PO Box 100256
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
1149 NEWELL DR
GAINESVILLE FL 32610

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
Mailing Address:
PO Box 100256
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
1149 NEWELL DR
GAINESVILLE FL 32610

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
Mailing Address:
L4-100.04
PO BOX 103424
1149 NEWELL DRIVE
GAINESVILLE FL 326103424
Physical Address:
1149 Newell Drive
L4-100
McKnight Brain Institute
GAINESVILLE FL 326100001

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

Scott R Marshall

Scott R Marshall

Fiscal Assistant II
Phone: (352) 294-4934
Mailing Address:
PO Box 100256
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
1149 NEWELL DR RM L4 100
GAINESVILLE FL 32610

Scott assists our research faculty and staff with purchase orders, travel, reimbursements and PCard verification.

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Research Coordinators

Robyn R Nelson

Robyn R Nelson

Clinical Research Manager
Phone: (352) 294-5563
Physical Address:
L4-100
100 S NEWELL DRIVE
GAINESVILLE FL 32611

Clinical Research Manager for the Program in Genetics & Epidemiology of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (PGENeS) Laboratory and the Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders (COARD).

Research Summary:

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

Dana M Mason

Dana M Mason

Clinical Research Coordinator II
Phone: (352) 273-8540
Physical Address:
1600 SW ARCHER RD RM HDG-17
GAINESVILLE FL 326103003

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

Grants:
  • Apr 2021 ACTIVE
    A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Adjunctive Troriluzole in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    BIOHAVEN PHARMACEUTICALS · Other
  • Feb 2018 ACTIVE
    A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of adjunctive BHV-4157 in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    BIOHAVEN PHARMACEUTICALS · Other
Meagan K Sullivan

Meagan K Sullivan

Clinical Research Manager
Phone: (352) 294-4942
Physical Address:
1395 Center Drive, D2-013
GAINESVILLE FL 32610

Lab coordinator for Professor Sara Jo Nixon, Ph.D. Meagan manages lab staff, students, resources and purchasing.

Danielle Espino

Danielle Espino

Research Coordinator II
Phone: (352) 265-9612
Physical Address:
1395 Center Dr
GAINESVILLE FL 32603

Coordinator for FRC, manages staff, students and volunteers. Assist with study development.

Education:
  • 2016-2017
    Post-Baccalaureat
    University of Florida
  • 2013-2015
    Bachelor
    University of Florida
  • 2011-2013
    Associate
    Santa Fe College

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Clinical Support

Kati E Breton

Kati E Breton

Manager, Healthcare
Phone: (352) 265-8849
Mailing Address:
PO Box 100296
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Physical Address:
4101 NW 89TH BLVD RM 1755
GAINESVILLE FL 32606

Department of Health Pediatric Collaborative Care Grant/Contract, UF Health Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment Program, administrative support for child division clinical programs and psychology clinical programing.

Safal Desai

Safal Desai

AST DIR, Health Care Admin
Phone: (352) 265-1891
Mailing Address:
PO Box 103424
GAINESVILLE FL 32610

Oversees 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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