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Education & Advocacy Series: How to Facilitate Conversations with Patients About Current Events

  Friday, July 20, 2018, Communicore, C1-17 How to Facilitate Conversations with Patients About Current Events The news cycle seems to incredibly fast these days and current events often involve […]

Jessica Zakrzewski

Doctoral Student, Jessica Zakrzewski, receives poster award for International OCD Conference

CHP Doctoral student, Jessica Zakrzewski (co-mentored by Dr. William Perlstein, CHP, and Dr. Carol Mathews, Psychiatry), and Psychiatry Doctoral student, Christian Archer, (mentored by Dr. Carol Mathews) have received a joint poster […]


MBI director honors Presurgical Anesthesia Center staff for brain health initiative

On June 22, McKnight Brain Institute director Todd Golde, M.D., Ph.D., recognized UF Health Presurgical Anesthesia Center staff for their focus on brain health prior to surgery and for building the […]

Bonnie Scott

Doctoral student, Bonnie Scott, receives the 2018 Walter G. McMillen Memorial Award for Parkinson Disease Research from APA Division 20

This $1000 research award was based on Bonnie’s doctoral dissertation, which focuses on cortical and subcortical electrophysiological markers of apathy and impulse control disorders in Parkinson disease, both before and […]

Sara Voorhees

CHP Doctoral Student, Sara Voorhees, awarded University Women’s Club Scholarship

Sara Voorhees has been selected as one of five recipients of the University Women’s Club (UWC) Graduate Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to students completing their first year of […]

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Archived News

Faculty Candidate Seminar: Jeff Boissoneault, Ph.D. – Pain and Alcohol: From Anecdote to Mechanism

Jun 22nd, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 12:00 – 1:00 PM ~ C1-4 Communicore Building   Jeff Boissoneault, PhD Research Assistant Professor University of Florida Department of Clinical & Health Psychology A substantial […]

Lise de Wit

Clinical psychology Ph.D. student builds bridge between U.S., Dutch dementia researchers

Jun 5th, 2018

PHHP Profile of CHP Ph.D. Student, Liselotte de Wit.

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Intern Research Series: Gratitude Intervention / Diet Composition

Jun 4th, 2018

Effects of a randomized gratitude intervention on death-related fear of recurrence in breast cancer survivors   Diet Composition as a Candidate Mechanism Underlying the Depression-to-Obesity Association   (Friday Colloquium – June […]

McKnight awrads

McKnight Brain Research Foundation awards multi-site intervention grant to University of Florida and University of Arizona investigators

Jun 4th, 2018

Dr. Bowers and her colleagues at UF (Dr. Adam Woods) and U. Arizona (Dr. Gene Alexander) will be piloting a novel, low cost intervention for improving cognition (memory, executive function) […]

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Education & Advocacy Series: Thinking Locally: How Community Politics & Policy Affect Mental Health and Healthcare

May 14th, 2018

Thinking Locally: How Community Politics & Policy Affect Mental Health and Healthcare (Friday Colloquium – May 18, 2018 ~ 12:00 PM ~ Communicore C1-3)

Sarah Westen

CHP Alumnus and Post-Doc, Dr. Sarah Westen, selected as UF Health’s JDRF fellow

May 11th, 2018

Sarah Westen, Ph.D., has received one of five National Fellowship in Psychology Program awards for 2018-2019. Selected JDRF Fellows will receive specialized, multidisciplinary training to enhance research and clinical skills […]

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