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Melinda Fawcett

Changing Perceptions on Mental Health

As more public figures come forward with their experiences with mental health conditions, it makes it easier for the rest of us to talk about our own. Dr. De Faria talks to WebMD about these changes.

Schubert receives LEAD Nurse Award

Jessica Schubert,ASN, RN, PMH-BC Jessica Schubert, ASN, RN, PMH-BC received the LEAD Nurse Award. Schubert, who was nominated by PGY-2 Megan Single, MD, is a psychiatric nurse at UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital. The University of Florida’s Graduate Medical Education (GME) office allows residents and fellows to…

Dr. Cheong receives Roberts Award for Mentorship in Academic Psychiatry

Josepha Cheong, MD Josepha Cheong, MD is the recipient of the 2021 Roberts Award for Inspirational Mentorship in Academic Psychiatry by the Association of Academic Psychiatry. The Roberts Award honors psychiatric educators who have supported medical students, residents and early career psychiatry faculty in their…

Dr. Mihalik-Wenger receives ACLP William Webb Fellowship

The Webb Fellowship Program is designed to support a select number of outstanding advanced residents and fellows in C-L psychiatry at an early stage in their career. The program is named for William Logan Webb, Jr., MD, FACLP, president of the Academy 1986-87. Dr. Webb had an impressive career…

Housestaff Council Executive Committee

Three of our trainees have been appointed to the Housestaff Council. PGY-4 Meena Nuthi, MD as Co-Chair, PGY-2 Lymaries Velez, MD as Diversity Chair, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow George Teaford, MD, Member at Large. The Housestaff Council was founded in July 2019 to represent Housestaff…

Transition in leadership: UF Department of Psychiatry

Carol Mathews, M.D., begins her new role as interim chair of University of Florida’s department of psychiatry today, succeeding Regina Bussing, M.D., who has stepped down as chair after leading the department for more than seven years.