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Expert Discusses Overcoming Challenges in Advocating for Women

De Faria spoke during her award lecture at APA’s Annual Meeting. She is the chair of APA’s Committee on Women’s Mental Health and an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida. The Alexandra Symonds Award was established in 1997 to honor a woman psychiatrist…

Dr. De Faria featured in new APA podcast series

The new podcast series from the American Psychiatric Association (APA), Women in Psychiatry, features conversations with women psychiatrists from across the country, exploring their personal journeys in psychiatry and their experiences with work-life integration, mentorship, and more. This podcast aims to…

2023 UF COM Women in Medicine and Science Celebration

The Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) group celebrates colleagues who have been promoted, awarded research grants, or received special recognition and awards in 2023. Promotion to Research Professor Lisa Merlo, PhD American Medical Women’s Association 2023 INSPIRE Award Ludmila De Faria, MD…

Black History Month

February is Black History Month, let us take a moment to recognize Black Americans’ contributions to the field of medicine. Today we will learn about Dr. Georgio Legerme, currently a PGY-2 in our UF Psychiatry Residency Program. He was nominated by fellow PGY-2, Manonmani Murugappan, DO.

Dr. Jacobs celebrated in COM tribute

At the University of Florida College of Medicine, Black scientists and health care providers have made a lasting impact. Learn about the stories of three African American students, alumni and faculty from our PA, Ph.D. and M.D. concentrations below.

Psychiatry Health Equity & Diversity Day

The UF department of psychiatry held their Health Equity and Diversity Day Friday, February 17th at the UF Health Psychiatric Hospital. The day kicked off with a lunch at the Psychiatric Hospital followed by a presentation from Mary Barber, MD, MDiv. Dr. Barber became an Episcopal priest…

Black History Month

February is Black History Month, let us take a moment to recognize Black Americans’ contributions to the field of medicine. Today we will learn about Cassandra Newkirk, M.D. She was nominated by Ludmilla De Faria, M.D. for her advocacy work with healthcare for incarcerated women and mentoring in health…

Black History Month

February is Black History Month, let us take a moment to recognize Black Americans’ contributions to the field of medicine. Today we will learn about Dr. Robert Bragg, he was nominated by Michelle Jacobs-Elliott, M.D. Dr. Bragg was a professor and dean of the Office of Minority Affairs at…

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.