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Psychiatry news at the College of Medicine

UF psychiatrist who worked with Jacksonville’s most vulnerable patients passes away unexpectedly

By • Dec 1st, 2015 • Category: Faculty in the News, Psychiatry

Richard C. Christensen, M.D., M.A., a professor of psychiatry in the UF College of Medicine, died unexpectedly Nov. 26 in Zambia while on a Habitat for Humanity build.

Prominent Alzheimer’s disease researcher joins McKnight Brain Institute, department of neurology

By • May 14th, 2015 • Category: Health Outcomes and Policy, Neurology, Neuroscience, New Hires/Appointments, Psychiatry

Prominent Alzheimer’s disease researcher Steven DeKosky has accepted a position as a neurology professor in the College of Medicine and deputy director of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute.

Championing compassionate care

By • May 8th, 2015 • Category: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, Psychiatry, Students

The Chapman chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society recognized students, faculty and residents for their humanism and compassion at its annual induction ceremony May 4.

Four COM faculty become inaugural CTSI Mentor Academy members

By • Jul 17th, 2014 • Category: Anesthesiology, Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Faculty Recognition, Health Outcomes and Policy, Medicine, Neurology, Neuroscience, New Hires/Appointments, Psychiatry

UF College of Medicine faculty members completed the 2013-2014 Master Mentor Program and became some of the first members of the Clinical and Transitional Science Institute Mentor Academy.

Road to Graduation: Continuing the family legacy

By • May 6th, 2014 • Category: Lead Story, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Students

For children of UF College of Medicine faculty members, Saturday’s graduation marks the continuation of their families’ Gator legacies.

Risky business: Research could improve understanding of risky behavior, addiction

By • Apr 17th, 2014 • Category: From the Lab, Neuroscience, Psychiatry

Do you go out on a limb for a risky reward? Find out how UF researchers are tying that impulse to addiction, anorexia, AHDH and more.

New radiofrequency procedure stuns nerves, relieves chronic neck pain longer

By • Jul 5th, 2013 • Category: From the Lab, Psychiatry

A new nonsurgical procedure offered at the UF Health Spine & Sports Intervention Center treats chronic neck pain for up to a year by stunning nerves.

Four professors inducted into the National Academy of Inventors

By • Jan 9th, 2013 • Category: Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Psychiatry, Staff

UF’s Donn Dennis, Ray Bergeron, Franky So and Nan Yao-Su will be recognized as four of 98 people selected from universities and nonprofit institutions nationally. UF’s Vice President for Research David P. Norton also was named a Charter Fellow.