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Raising Hope at Work Participant Spotlight: Carol Mathews, MD

Raising Hope at Work returns for the first time since 2019. Have you previously participated in the campaign? Yes, I have participated in RHW every year since 2016. Why do you choose to participate? I really believe in re-investing in the important work that is done here.  This…

Recognizing Wellness Challenges in Today’s Health Care Environment

UF NEWS+NOTES – There is now greater recognition across the medical field that the stressors inherent to working in health care can be exacerbated by regulations governing the provision of care, policies that affect workflow, technological barriers, staffing shortages and work-life conflicts.

APA Podcast: How Are College Students Doing?

Listen as our guests Dr. De Faria and Dr. Menon discuss the mental health of college students. Over the past two years, issues that college students normally face have been exacerbated by the uncertainty and grief associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, societal reckonings, and racial and political tensions. So, how…

Christian Garcia selected to SEC Emerging Scholars Program

Christian Garcia, Research Graduate Assistant, in Dr. Sara Jo Nixon’s Neurocognitive Laboratory, has been selected as a 2022-23 participant in the Southeastern Conference’s (SEC) Emerging Scholars Program. Christian will attend the SEC Emerging Scholars Career Preparation Workshop held at the University of Missouri this September. Established…

Hogan receives nursing award

Michaela K. Hogan, DNP, ARNP, PMHNP-BC Congratulations to Michaela Hogan. She has been awarded the Nursing Faculty Research Enhancement Award for 2022-2023. Through this award, established by former nursing faculty member, Dr. Molly Dougherty, she will participate in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Foundations and MBSR Teacher Advancement…

2022 APA Annual Meeting

Several of the department’s faculty and residents attended the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) Annual Meeting was held May 21st-15th in New Orleans, Louisiana. Those in attendance participated and/or received accolades at the meeting. This year’s meeting featured a deep and timely discussion of the social determinants of mental health:…

How To Know When It’s Time To Take Medication For Depression

There are numerous options for addressing depression, from therapy and holistic options to antidepressants. Dr. Ludmila De Faria, chair of the American Psychiatric Association’s Committee on Women’s Mental Health, explained in the Huffpost…