Recent Department Publications

Trainee Highlights

Sabrina Zequeira (PhD student with Barry Setlow and Jennifer Bizon) and Andrew Moore (PhD student with Sara Jo Nixon) are recipients of the 2023-2024 Graduate School Mentoring Award from the UF Graduate School.

Elizabeth Wright (undergraduate with Paola Giusti-Rodriguez) was accepted to the UF University Scholars Program.

New Grant Awards

John Williamson is an MPI (together with Ron Cohen and Eric Porges) on a new R01 grant from the NIH entitled “WISE II – Obesity and Type-2 Diabetes: Bariatric Surgery Effects on Brain”

Lisa Merlo is PI on a new grant from the Foundation for Healthy Floridians entitled “Wellbeing, Distress, and Mental Healthcare Access Among Resident Physicians in Florida. $10,000”

Cheryl McNeil is PI on a new contract with the State of Minnesota Department of Human Services.


Dextroamphetamine as Adjunctive Pharmacotherapy for Aggression Secondary to Korsakoff Syndrome: A Case Report. Gunther M, Jiang S, Maldonado JR. J Acad Consult Liaison Psychiatry. 2024 Feb 28:S2667-2960(24)00026-0. 

Editorial: The Impact of Policy on Children’s Mental Health: The Case of Immigration. Pumariega AJ. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2024 Mar;63(3):310-312.

The Efficacy of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) for Youth with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A Meta-Analysis. Phillips ST, Druskin LR, Mychailyszyn MP, Victory E, Aman E, McNeil CB. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev. 2024 Mar 5.

Pictures at an exhibition: A commentary on Benn & Robinson (2024). Setlow B, Burns MR. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 2024 Mar 12. 

Barthle-Herrera, M., & Balkhi, A. (2024). One, two, what do I do?: A kid’s guide to talking back to OCD. Imagination Inkwell.