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Melinda Fawcett

Disaster Coping Resources

If you are experiencing a true emergency please call 911 Hurricanes and other natural disasters are a stressful time for everyone. Our experienced physicians have compiled a list of resources you might find helpful during this stressful time or help you cope once the storm has passed. NAMI…

Recovery is Possible, 3rd Annual Run 4 Recovery

A group of people wearing the same blue T-shirts gathered at Depot Park on Saturday. Some were running, while others were walking around the exhibition highlighting practical ways to recover from addiction.

Hispanic Heritage Month

As the nation honors the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latin Americans, the UF department of psychiatry invites you to celebrate those who have contributed to the field of mental health.

Hispanic Heritage Month

As the nation honors the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latin Americans, the UF department of psychiatry invites you to celebrate those who have contributed to the field of mental health.

Dr. Mathias selected as member of UF College of Medicine LCME

Kent Mathias, MD Kent Mathias, MD has been selected to serve as a member of the University of Florida College of Medicine Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Self-Study Task Force. This task force is chaired by Colleen Koch, MD, Dean of the College of…

Dr. Richardson selected for PRITE Fellowship

Gerald Richardson, MD is one of two PRITE Fellows selected for 2022-2023. Dr. Richardson was chosen by the Psychiatry Resident-In-Training Examination (PRITE®) Fellowship Selection Committee and the American College of Psychiatrists Board of Regents. Gerald Richardson, MD This…

Waid-Ebbs & Williamson awarded two year VA grant

Kay Waid-Ebbs, Ph.D. and John B. Williamson, Ph.D. were awarded a two year grant from the Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Research and Development entitled “Innovative multimodal and attention training to improve emotion communication in Veterans with TBI and PTSD”. Drs. Waid-Ebb and Williamson awarded two-year grant from…

Half of Moms of Children With Autism Have Depression

Dr. Ludmila De Faria, chair of the American Psychiatric Association’s Committee on Women’s Mental Health and an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Florida College of Medicine talks about the positive findings in a recent study of mothers with children with autism.

Why College Students Should Feast on Sleep

Currently, college students are more sleep-deprived than adults as a whole. Dr. Marcia Morris reviews the benefits of good sleep and how your college student can improve their quality and quantity of sleep.