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Some good news on opioid epidemic: Treatment options are expanding

The devastation associated with opioid addiction has escaped the relative confines of the inner city and extended to suburban and rural America.What was once relegated to the back burner of public concern has become a top public health priority. William Greene, MD and Lisa Merlo, PhD discuss how changes to…

Dr. Cheong selected for ABPN Board of Directors

Josepha Cheong, MDProfessor Josepha A. Cheong, MD, Professor of the University of Florida Department of Psychiatry has been elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).  Her term as a Director…

Terry Lemesh selected for AADPRT Committee

Terry Lemesh Terry Lemesh, UF Department of Psychiatry Residency and Fellowship Program Education Coordinator, has been selected for the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (AADPRT) Program Planning Committee. This committee develops the annual meeting program for the Program Administrator Symposium. She…

Department faculty and resident work featured in Psychiatric Annals

The July 2016 issue of Psychiatric Annals features articles written by several University of Florida, Department of Psychiatry faculty, residents and fellows. The Guest Editorial, Bi-Directional Relationship Between Sleep Problems and Psychiatric Disorders was written by faculty member, Khurshid A. Khurshid, MD, FAASM where he gives an overview on…

Raising Hope at Work

The Department of Psychiatry held a fundraiser on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 to raise money for UF Health’s Raising Hope at Work campaign benefiting the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital and the George T. Harrell, M.D., Medical Education Building. The Raising Hope at…

Congratulations to Setlow, Hobbs, Reisfield & Merlo-Greene

Please join us in congratulating the following faculty members on their promotions to new ranks in their career on July 1st – we appreciate their commitment to academic development and their leadership contributions to the department. Barry Setlow, PhD Professor…