UF provides exceptional fellowship training to residents who elect to remain in Gainesville and pursue careers in Forensic Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine and Public Psychiatry. Our department fosters excellence beginning at the resident level where education is the forefront.
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Lectures and Courses
(7 days ago) Lectures and courses. The department of psychiatry offers a variety of lectures and courses. We offer online graduate and undergraduate courses for UF and non UF students, continuing medical education credits for physicians, and a teaching curriculum on medical ethics. CME Courses.
Faculty, Fellows, & Facilities
(Just Now) Training Faculty Supervisors There are seven faculty members who provide supervision to post-doctoral fellows. All are licensed psychologists in the State of Florida and are located on-site in the outpatient clinic. All faculty members have a PhD, 5 in Clinical Psychology, 1 in School Psychology and 1 in Counseling Psychology. Joseph McNamara, PhD Dr.…
Scott A Teitelbaum
(2 days ago) Scott Teitelbaum, M.D., is a professor of psychiatry at the University of Florida’s College of Medicine, where he serves as vice chair of the department of psychiatry, chief of the division of addiction medicine, medical director of the UF Health Florida Recovery Center, Pottash Professor in Psychiatry and Neuroscience, fellowship director of UF’s American Board of Addiction …
Jacqueline A Hobbs
(2 days ago) Dr. Hobbs serves as the Vice Chair for Education and Residency Training Director. Dr. Hobbs graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Biology from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. She then attended Indiana University School of Medicine from which she graduated from the M.D./Ph.D. program with her graduate work in microbiology and immunology.
Gary M Reisfield
(Just Now) Dr. Reisfield serves as an attending physician on the alcohol and drug detoxification unit at UF Health Psychiatric Hospital. He holds editorial positions with Journal of Addiction Medicine, Journal of Analytical Toxicology, Journal of Opioid Management, Pain and Therapy, Pain Medicine, and is a certified Medical Review Officer.
William M Greene
(2 days ago) Assistant Professor Addiction Medicine, Florida Recovery Center Dr. Greene graduated from Wake Forest University with a bachelor's degree in biology. He completed medical school at the University of South Florida in Tampa, and completed his residency in general psychiatry at the University of Florida. He went on to complete a fellowship in addiction medicine at University …
MDU 4031 – Medicine and the Law » Department of Psychiatry
(7 days ago) MDU 4031 – Medicine and the Law Offered: Summer (Class # 12053) Fall 2021 (Class # 16890) Credits: 3 Prerequisites: MDU 4003 Introduction to the Profession of Medicine. If you have not taken MDU 4003, please contact Taylor Greene; Syllabus: MDU 4031 Spring 2019 Professor: Uma Suryadervara, M.D. – Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry Course …
A Day in the Life
(4 days ago) I was born in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Hessen, Germany, and grew up there until I moved to Florida at age 12. I attended the University of Florida for my undergraduate studies. I completed a Master’s in Medical Science at the University of South Florida and attended Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, Florida. Why I
Staff Positions » Department of Psychiatry » College of
(3 days ago) FRC Wednesdays at Noon: Addiction Medicine Conference Enduring CME Presentations Addiction & Recovery Online Graduate Certificate Online MDU Undergrad Courses Undergraduate Education Registering and Starting MDU Courses MDU 4003 - Introduction to the Professions of Medicine
Herbert E Ward, Jr
(8 days ago) Currently, Herbert Ward, M.D. is on the Shands at UF Executive Committee and continues to be both a role model for medical psychiatry but also actively involved in bringing evidence-based practices to UF College of Medicine, clinics and inpatient psychiatric settings. Herbert Ward, M.D. received a Masters in neuropharmacology before attending
Jason Hunt » Department of Psychiatry
(6 days ago) Jason M. Hunt, MD, is an assistant professor of addiction medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine, where he joined the faculty in 2017 to practice addiction medicine at the UF Health Florida Recovery Center. Dr. Hunt earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois in 2002. He then completed a obstetrics and gynecology residency at the University of …
Wayne L Creelman
(Just Now) From 1982 until 1986 Dr. Creelman was an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Teaching Faculty and Residency Training Program mentor and module Director in Psychopharmacology at the Institute of Living.
Paola Giusti Rodriguez » Department of Psychiatry
(8 days ago) MDU 4003 - Introduction to the Professions of Medicine MDU 4004 - Physician Shadowing MDU 4061 - Medical Bioethics MDU 4850 - Diseases of Eating MDU 4031 - Medicine and the Law Online Training Christensen Memorial Ethics Curriculum
Stipend and Benefits
(7 days ago) It was established as a partnership with the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health and Health Professions. Faculty and House Staff with children ages 6 weeks to five years of age are eligible for a tuition subsidy of $250.00 per month per child. Book Allowance – Residents have the opportunity of receiving a $200 book allowance each year
(9 days ago) Residency Requirements. The Requirements for the UF Department of Psychiatry Residency Program are as follows: USMLE/ COMLEX: Interviews are rarely granted to candidates who have had more than one unsuccessful attempt for Steps 1 and 2 or for COMLEX-USA Level 1 and 2. 1 year Clinical Experience in the US (this is a mandatory requirement).
Michael A Shapiro
(1 days ago) Michael Shapiro, MD, is an associate professor in the University of Florida department of psychiatry. Board certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry, Dr. Shapiro is the Medical Director of UF Child Psychiatry and Psychology at Springhill.Dr. Shapiro received his bachelor’s degree from UF in 2005 and finished medical school there in 2008.
Josepha A Cheong
(Just Now) Dr. Cheong, Board-certified in both General Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry, has been with the University of Florida, College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry since 1994. She is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is also Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry, Medical Director of the Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry Unit at Shands Hospital, and Staff …
(6 days ago) MDU 4003 - Introduction to the Professions of Medicine. MDU 4004 - Physician Shadowing. MDU 4061 - Medical Bioethics. MDU 4850 - Diseases of Eating. MDU 4031 - Medicine and the Law. Online Training. Christensen Memorial Ethics Curriculum. Distressed Physicians CME.
Joseph P McNamara
(1 days ago) Dr. Joseph McNamara is a licensed psychologist and an Associate Professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Florida. Dr. McNamara is the Chief of the Psychology Division in the Department of Psychiatry, Director of the OCD Treatment Program, and Co-Director of the Center for OCD, Anxiety, and Related Disorders (COARD). He has extensive training in Cognitive …
(2 days ago) Dr. Greg Valcante is the Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities and a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. He has served in this position since the CARD Centers were developed in 1994. As such he is dedicated to the growth and development of the CARD Centers and their mission of service to individuals with autism and …
Child & Adolescent Fellows
(3 days ago) Casey Lowrey, MD. Psychiatry Residency: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida Medical School: The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine Undergraduate: Samford University Dr. Lowrey was born in Huntsville, AL. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in Bioinformatics at Samford University in …
Enduring CME Presentations
(8 days ago) Download instructions on how to register as a NON UF participant Download instructions on how to register as a UF participant Requirements for Successful Completion This CME activity consists of an educational component (slides, audio lecture in an electronic format, which is followed by an online post-test). There is a fee to participate in this…
Melanie M Nelson
(Just Now) Melanie Nelson, PhD, earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and mathematics at Illinois Wesleyan University and received her doctorate in clinical child psychology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She completed an APA-approved internship at Wayne State University working with children and families in various settings, including an inpatient psychiatric …
pre-med » Department of Psychiatry » College of Medicine
(9 days ago) Offered: Summer (Class # 12053) Fall 2021 (Class # 16890) Credits: 3 Prerequisites: MDU 4003 Introduction to the Profession of Medicine. If you have not taken MDU 4003, please contact Taylor Greene Syllabus: MDU 4031 Spring 2019 Professor: Uma Suryadervara, M.D. – Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry Course Coordinator: Ryan McCarty, B.S. Registration: …
Richard C Holbert
(1 days ago) About Richard C Holbert. Dr. Holbert was previously the chief of the Electro-Convulsive Therapy (ECT) Team for the UF Health Shands Psychiatry/Medical Inpatient Unit for 10 years. He has also served as the Chief of the Consultation Liaison Service and was the Psychiatry Residency Training Director for 6 years. Dr.
Meet Our Graduates
(5 days ago) The program helped foster my interest in child psychiatry and also inspired me to stay in academic medicine and education. It helped model dedication to teaching. What is the one most important thing future psychiatrists need to learn about during residency?
Kenneth M Heilman » Department of Psychiatry » College of
(1 days ago) Dr. Kenneth M. Heilman received his M.D. degree from the University of Virginia in 1963 and subsequently spent two years training in Internal Medicine at Cornell University Medical Center (Bellevue). During the Vietnam War he joined the Air Force and was Chief of Medicine at NATO Hospital, Izmir, Turkey. When he was discharged from the service, he took a Neurology …
Richard E D’Alli
(Just Now) A 1991 graduate of the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Dr. D’Alli completed residency training in general psychiatry and fellowship training in child psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center. For 13 years Dr. D’Alli took clinical and administrative leadership of the Division of Child Development and Behavioral Health in the Duke Department of Pediatrics.
Child & Adolescent Faculty
(5 days ago) Andres Pumariega, MD Professor Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Dr. Pumariega has devoted his over 40 year career in psychiatry and child/adolescent psychiatry to children’s systems of care and cultural diversity in mental health. He received his M.D. from the University of Miami School of Medicine (and later inducted into its Alumni Hall…
Benjamin R Phalin
(1 days ago) Dr. Phalin is a licensed psychologist at UF Health Florida Recovery Center. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Florida. He continued his studies at UF where he also earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology with a concentration in neuropsychology. In that time, he also completed an internship in clinical psychology with neuropsychology focus at …
Sara J Nixon » Department of Psychiatry
(6 days ago) Dr. Nixon is Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Chief of Addiction Research, Director of the Biobehavioral Core of the University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and Director of the Neurocognitive Laboratory in the UF Department of Psychiatry. She is an experienced clinical researcher in the area of substance abuse and dependence.