Melinda Fawcett

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The UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital consultation team

World Patient Safety Day

Published: Sep 16th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has unveiled the huge challenges and risks health workers are facing globally including health care associated infections, violence, stigma, psychological and emotional disturbances, illness and even death. […]

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Keeping kids healthy during COVID-19

Published: Aug 25th, 2020

Keeping children safe is a top priority for all parents during the COVID-19 crisis and will become increasingly challenging this fall. These tips are helpful for all parents, including those […]

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PGY3 Meena Nuthi to serve on Housestaff Council Executive Committee

Published: Aug 6th, 2020

Meena Nuthi, MD has been selected to serve as the Vice Chair of Diversity on the Housestaff Council’s Executive Committee. The Housestaff Council was founded in July 2019 to represent […]

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Child Psychiatry receives five year $1.42M contract to create Florida Pediatric Behavioral Health Collaborative network

Published: Jul 29th, 2020

The University of Florida Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry has executed a five year, $1,425,000 contract with the Department of Health, Division of Children’s Medical Services, […]

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Anti-Racism & Health Equity Resources

Published: Jul 28th, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

Published: Jul 27th, 2020

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Dr. Bruijnzeel receives VA Award for Excellence

Published: Jul 22nd, 2020

Dawn Bruijnzeel, MD has been awarded the Department of Veterans Affairs Dr. Richard R. Streiff Award for Clinical Excellence. Dr. Bruijnzeel received this award for her commitment to the highest […]

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University of Florida named coordinating center for national drug abuse surveillance system

Published: Jul 8th, 2020

Dr. Sara Jo Nixon is part of the UF team that will lead nationwide efforts to identify emerging drug abuse trends as the coordinating center for a surveillance network that […]

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Managing return-to-work anxiety

Published: Jun 30th, 2020

Returning to work during the COVID-19 crisis is an additional stressor for many people during these uncertain times. UF Health psychiatrists Drs. Jody Brown and Carol Mathews discuss some ways […]

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Chief Appreciation & Resident Award Ceremony

Published: Jun 26th, 2020

The Psychiatry Residency Education program held their Annual Chief Appreciation & Resident Award Ceremony via Zoom this year. Please check out this slideshow to see those residents and faculty that […]