Ana T Turner

Ana T Turner, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: MD-PSYCHIATRY
Business Phone: (904) 394-1656
Business Email: aturner@ufl.edu

About Ana T Turner

Ana Turner, M.D., completed medical school and a psychiatry residency at the University of Florida, then worked for three years at the Malcolm-Randal VA Medical Center in acute-care psychiatry. She is now based out of Jacksonville, Florida, serving those with mental illness who are experiencing homelessness at the I.M. Sulzbacher Center. She is passionate about advocating for those who may be stigmatized by society and enjoys teaching medical students and residents to do the same for their patients. She helped start the UF Resident Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society in 2014, and encourages those she teaches to provide compassionate patient care in all fields of medicine.

Accomplishments

Hippocratic Award
2021 · University of Florida, College of Medicine Graduating Class of 2021
Excellence in Student Education Award
2019 · University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville
Exemplary Mentor Award for 2015-2016 Academic Year
2016 · University of Florida Department of Psychiatry
William "Buck" Ruffin, MD Best Teacher Award
2015 · University of Florida Department of Psychiatry
Quality Improvement Day Awards, First Place
2014 · Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida
Chief Resident
2013-2014 · Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida
Quality Improvement Day Awards, Third Place
2013 · Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida
Fellowship in Public Psychiatry
2012-2014 · American Psychiatric Association
Quality Improvement Day Awards, First Place
2011 · Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida
Chapman Chapter
2010 · Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society
Dr. Peter Regan Award
2010 · Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida
Outstanding Contribution
2010 · University of Florida, College of Medicine Office of Student Counseling and Development
The Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award
2010 · Arnold P. Gold Foundation
Outstanding Community Service in Psychiatry Award
2009 · Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida
Educational Research Foundation Award
2008 · American Medical Association

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Psychiatry
Subspecialties
  • Adult Psychiatry
Areas of Interest
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression – resources
  • Eating disorders – resources
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Major depression
  • Major depression with psychotic features
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Personality disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Psychosis
  • Schizoaffective disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance use disorder

Research Profile

Dr. Turner’s clinical interests include Mental Illness and Homelessness, Public/Community Psychiatry, Psychiatric Illnesses in the Medically Ill, and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.

Publications

2020
When you hear hoofbeats, think horses and zebras: The importance of a wide differential when it comes to frontotemporal lobar degeneration.
Asian journal of psychiatry. 47 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajp.2019.101875. [PMID] 31775108.
2017
A severe case of paliperidone palmitate-induced parkinsonism leading to prolonged hospitalization: Opportunities for improvement
. 34(10):24-29
2017
Worsening agitation and hallucinations: Could it be PTSD?
. 16(1):50-54
2016
No evidence of pregnancy, but she is suicidal and depressed after ‘my baby died’
. 15(7):67-68
2012
Thyroid dysfunction as a contributor to mood and psychotic disorders
. 32:123-133
2010
Eradicating mental health stigma: Strategies for Mental Illness Awareness Week
. 5(10)
2010
Maternal history of autoimmune disease in children presenting with tics and/or obsessive-compulsive disorder
Journal of Neuroimmunology. 229(1):243-247

Education

Psychiatry Residency
2014 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
2010 · University of Florida
Bachelor of Science, Psychology
2005 · Washington College

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7830 Psychiatry Clerkship

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(904) 394-1656
Emails:
Business:
aturner@ufl.edu