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Welcome Dr. Kristin Hamlet

Please welcome Dr. Kristin Hamlet to our CHP faculty!  Dr. Hamlet is a licensed clinical psychologist with specialty training in neuropsychology. She completed her doctoral training and clinical internship at the University of Florida’s Department of Clinical & Health Psychology, and completed fellowship training at Emory University’s Department of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Neurocognitive Screening Initiative team at HealthStreet Health and Well-Being Festival

The Neurocognitive Screening Initiative (NSI) provides a cognitive assessment service to adults who have concerns about their thinking and/or memory – including symptoms of ADHD, epilepsy, stroke, traumatic brain injury, and dementia syndromes like Alzheimer’s disease. The clinic offers screenings to uninsured individuals or those who cannot otherwise afford cognitive testing. Providers are neuropsychology graduate students,…

Characterizing the Effects of Family History of Alcoholism on Alcohol Analgesia

Self-medication of pain with alcohol is a common, yet risky, behavior. Evidence suggests family history of alcoholism may affect the degree to which alcohol use relieves pain, but the independent contributions of expectation and conditioning have not been previously studied. Interactive effects of sex and family history are also currently…

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 Perioperative Cognitive and Anesthesia Network program (PeCAN) during an appreciation event at the College of Public Health & Health…