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Melinda Fawcett

2024 College of Medicine Celebration of Research

The College of Medicine held their 14th Annual Celebration of Research Poster Session at the Stephen O’Connell Center on Monday, February 12, 2024. The department of psychiatry was well represented at this year’s event. The annual research poster session is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the strength of…

MBI celebrates 25th anniversary with illuminating symposium

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute, the UF neuroscience and neuromedicine community came together Feb. 2 for a daylong symposium delving into the latest research advances and featuring a presentation by Adam Gazzaley, M.D., Ph.D., of UCSF for the ninth annual…

Dr. Jiang Earns SOBP Travel Award

Shixie Jiang, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, has been selected to receive a 2024 Society of Biological Psychiatry (SOBP) Chair’s Choice Travel Fellowship Award for the 2024 Annual SOBP Meeting. Selection criteria for the award includes past excellence…

Dr. Cacodcar publishes resource guide with APA

Nadia Cacodcar, MD, a fourth-year psychiatry resident, collaborated with colleagues to author a resource document published on the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) website, which covers the acute neuropsychiatric manifestations of COVID-19.

Dr. Jiang publishes in Photonics journal

Shixie Jiang, MD publishes “Optical Neuroimaging in Delirium” in Photonics Journal. Delirium is a common neuropsychiatric syndrome among hospitalized patients, yet its neural mechanisms are not well understood. Optical imaging techniques like NIRS and DOT offer potential for investigating delirium due to their cost-effectiveness, real-time monitoring, and bedside applicability. This…