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Housestaff Graduation

Published: Jul 9th, 2018

Congratulations to the Department of Psychiatry Graduating Housestaff! General Psychiatry PGY-4 Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship American Board of Addiction Medicine Fellowship  

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Fear Facers Summer Camp

Published: Jun 26th, 2018

June 18 – 22nd UF Health Medical Psychology and the Center for OCD, Anxiety, and Related Disorders, hosted week one of the Second Annual Fear Facers Summer Camp. The campers […]

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New research shows a genetic link between psychiatric disorders

Published: Jun 22nd, 2018

Carol Mathews, M.D., director of the Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related Disorders, and other UF researchers — including Michael Okun, M.D., chair of neurology, and Irene Malaty, M.D., associate […]


Congratulations to Bruijnzeel and Holbert

Published: Jun 22nd, 2018

Please join us in congratulating Drs Bruijnzeel and Holbert on their promotions to new ranks in their career as of July 1, 2018. We appreciate their commitment to academic development […]


UF Health first in Florida to earn National Network of Depression Centers designation

Published: Jun 20th, 2018

The University of Florida’s Mood Disorders Program, spearheaded by the department of psychiatry at UF’s College of Medicine, was recently named a center of excellence by the National Network of […]

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Examining rising suicide rates

Published: Jun 14th, 2018

Chief of child and adolescent psychiatry and MBI member Andres Pumariega, M.D., wrote an op-ed in the Gainesville Sun examining the role of inadequate funding in the United States’ suicide […]

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2018 Chief Resident Awards and Recognition Luncheon

Published: Jun 11th, 2018

On June 8th Residency Education held their Annual Resident Awards and Recognition Luncheon following the PGY-4 Grand Rounds at the McKnight Brain Institute. Several of the residents and faculty were […]

2018 Staff Retreat

2018 Staff Retreat

Published: Jun 4th, 2018

On June 1st the Department of Psychiatry held their staff retreat at Splitz. The retreat kicked off with a welcome from Department Administrator, Marika Brigham followed by a team building […]

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Yoga for Mental Health Awareness Month

Published: May 31st, 2018

When we talk about health, we often focus on heart health, or liver health, or brain health, and not whole health. You have to see the whole person, and make […]

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Dr. Michael Shapiro discusses pediatric depression

Published: May 30th, 2018

In Florida, state law says that minors can’t consent to their own antidepressant medication treatment or admit themselves to a psychiatric hospital if they are depressed or suicidal. Depression is […]