Czerne M Reid

Czerne M Reid, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer, Psychiatry & Affiliate Faculty, Journalism

Department: MD-PSYCHIATRY
Business Phone: (352) 294-4921
Business Email: czerne@ufl.edu

About Czerne M Reid

Dr. Czerne Reid is a Senior Lecturer and Program Director in the University of Florida (UF) College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, and affiliate faculty in the UF College of Journalism and Communications. She leads the design, development, administration and evaluation of online education programs and courses in a range of psychiatry subject areas. She spearheaded the development of the psychiatry department’s Graduate Certificate in Addiction and Recovery and Professional Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is particularly interested in science communication as a career for scientists, and conducts research and extensive mentoring in this area. She leads the Science Writing Career Interest Team of the UF Health Grad Student & Postdoc Career and Professional Development (GradDev) program. Dr. Reid is also an independent science writer and editor; her writing has appeared in National Geographic and other outlets, and she is a contributing editor for Science News, published by the Society for Science & the Public. She is a board-certified Editor in the Life Sciences (ELS). Dr. Reid is the recipient of an Exemplary Teacher Award from the UF College of Medicine, an Educator Award and Educational Innovator Award from the UF Health/CTSI Educational Scholarship Program, an Entrepreneur Faculty Fellowship from the UF Warrington College of Business, and the Diane McGurgan Service Award from the National Association of Science Writers (NASW).

Dr. Reid co-chairs the NASW Education Committee, co-chaired the Regional Committee on Latin America and the Caribbean of the World Conference of Science Journalists 2017 (WCSJ2017), and serves on the Committee on Science & Technology Engagement with the Public (CoSTEP) of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She holds professional memberships in AAAS, NASW, the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS), the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) and the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ). She serves on the UF Faculty Senate, University Libraries Committee and University Curriculum Committee.

Accomplishments

Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellow
2018-Current · UF Warrington College of Business Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center
Certificate of Knowledge in the Fundamentals of Team-Based Learning (TBL)
2018 · Team-Based Learning Collaborative
Diane McGurgan Service Award
2018 · National Association of Science Writers
Best Practices for Teaching Online Certificate
2017 · UF Center for Instructional Technology & Training
Educational Innovator Award
2016 · University of Florida Health Science Center/ Clinical and Translational Science Institute – Educational Scholarship Program
Educator Award
2016 · University of Florida Health Science Center/ Clinical and Translational Science Institute – Educational Scholarship Program
Educational Development Series Certificate
2015-2016 · University of Florida, College of Medicine
Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC)
2015 · Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Exemplary Teacher Award
2014-2015 · University of Florida, College of Medicine
Career Development Grant
2010 · National Association of Science Writers
Best Newspapers Contest – Series of Articles Category, 2nd place
2009 · South Carolina Press Association
Excellence in Print Journalism Award
2009 · South Carolina Medical Association
Best Newspapers Contest – Health Reporting Category, 2nd place
2008 · South Carolina Press Association
Gnat Line News Briefing Travel Fellowship
2008 · University of Georgia Knight Chair in Medical Journalism/Association of Health Care Journalists
Ira & Ineva Reilly Baldwin travel fellowship to Nanotechnology and Biology workshop
2008 · University of Wisconsin, Madison
Excellence in Print Journalism Award
2007 · South Carolina Medical Association
Kaiser Media Fellowship
2007 · Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Excellence in Print Journalism Award
2006 · South Carolina Medical Association
Outstanding Partner Award for HIV/AIDS Reporting
2006 · South Carolina STD/HIV Conference
Kaiser Health Reporting Internship
2004 · Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Marilyn C. Davis Memorial Scholarship
2004 · University of California, Santa Cruz
New Horizons in Science Travel Fellowship
2004 · Council for the Advancement of Science Writing
Travel Fellowship
2004 · Education Writers Association
David and Lucile Packard Foundation university grant
2003 · University of California, Santa Cruz
Rennie Taylor/Alton Blakeslee Graduate Fellowship
2003 · Council for the Advancement of Science Writing
UC Santa Cruz Graduate Academic Fellowship
2003 · University of California, Santa Cruz
Wolverton Family Fellowship
2003 · University of California, Santa Cruz
Graduate Academic Fellowship
1997-2003 · Emory University
Postgraduate Academic Fellowship
1993-1997 · University of the West Indies
Peggy Vaughn Scholarship (undergraduate) to University of the West Indies
1992 · Pentab, Kingston, Jamaica
Guild of Graduates Scholarship
1991 · University of the West Indies

Research Profile

Methods in Online Education, Program Evaluation, Science Communication

Publications

2021
Misinformation about science in the public sphere.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 118(15) [DOI] 10.1073/pnas.2104068118. [PMID] 33837156.
2019
Dialogues and Discourse on Science and Society.
John Muir Institute of the Environment and World Food Center.
2017
Creating online programs and courses: How to get started, lessons learned, and next steps.
University of Florida College of Medicine Office of Faculty Development Professional Development Series.
2016
Adventures in Online Education: Opportunities for Teaching, Collaboration and Advancement.
University of Florida Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds.
2016
Colleges of Medicine: Extending reach through online education and educational technology. Oral presentation
the American Distance Education Consortium (ADEC) EdFuture 2016 Conference.
2016
Online education: Opportunities for teaching, collaboration, funding and advancement.
Workshop conducted at the 169th annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

Grants

Dec 2019 – Mar 2021
Florida's State Opioid Response (SOR) Grant
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES via SUBSTANCE ABUSE MENTAL HLTH SER ADMIN

Education

Graduate Certificate, Science Communication
2004 · University of California, Santa Cruz
Ph.D., Environmental Chemistry
2003 · Emory University
M.Sc., Environmental Chemistry
2002 · Emory University
B.Sc., Chemistry
1993 · University of the West Indies

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2015-2021
GMS6781 Foundations in Addiction and Substance Use Disorders
2013-2015,2020-2021
JOU4930 Special Study in Journalism
2020
MMC6905 Individual Work
2018
GMS6873 Introduction to Medical Bioethics
2018
BMS6812 Intro Clin Med 2
2021
MMC6936 Special Topics in Mass Communication
2021
JOU4304 Science Journalism

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-4921
Emails:
Business:
czerne@ufl.edu