Human Resources Assistant
Work responsibilities include:
Hiring Teams, OPS, GAs, Interns, Foreign National students, and Post-Doctoral Associates
Reviewing and approving time
Completing Volunteer forms
Requesting IT Access for students and staff
Answering HR questions that arise
Assisting in interviewing applicants
Preparing Letters of Offer
Posting jobs to Careers at UF
Phone: (352) 273-6455
Office: HPNP 3151
Administrative Specialist II
Phone: (352) 273-6155
Office: HPNP 3152
Fiscal Assistant II
Responsible for the department’s fiscal processing related to travel (faculty, staff, students and visitor) and purchasing (office supplies, name plates, business cards, etc.)
Research Participant Mileage Reimbursements.
Maintains maintenance and repair of office equipment: phones, copier, printers.
Manages department inventory: electronic equipment (computers/laptops), phone lines/ports.
Phone: (352) 627-9202
Office: HPNP 3151
Melissa Naidu, MAE
Academic Specialist I
Melissa has been at the University of Florida since 2003. In 2006, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and earned a Master of Arts in Education in Educational Technology 2013. She has over 15 years of experience in graduate, undergraduate and online student affairs from the UF Admissions Office, Levin College of Law, and Department of Health Education and Behavior and also served as a Research Coordinator in the Department of Health Outcomes and Policy for two years before coming to the Department of Clinical Health and Psychology. In her free time, Melissa enjoys reading, listening to podcasts and audiobooks, and spending time with her son.
Manages student registration, degree certification, student petitions and, Academic Activities Reporting.
Maintains verification and updates in student database system.
Processes electronic LOA’s and tuition waivers for graduate students.
Oversees semester grade submission and entry.
Manages semester faculty evaluation reports.
Processes graduate faculty status requests and student committee appointments.
Coordinates recruitment and admissions for doctoral and internship programs.
Phone: (352) 273-6142
Office: HPNP 3158
Manages all departmental and clinic operations related to finance, human resources, personnel, and grants.
Phone: (352) 273-6045
Office: HPNP 3160
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Amanda (Mandy) Gillis, Clinical Service Representative
Scheduling of new patient appointments
Ordering of test material
Victoria Godbee, Clinical Service Representative
Checks patients in
Collect fees and post to NERVE
Process daily deposits
General office duties
Vera Hemphill, Clinical Service Representative
Vera began working in the Psychology Clinic February 2000. She enjoys going to church and spending time with family and friends.
Schedules In-Patients in NERVE
Posts Self-pay and Personal Payments
Processes Medical Records Requests
Phone: 352-265-0294 ext. 47197
Douglas Martin, Financial Assistance Counselor
Doug Martin began working at UF in October 2011. He spent 28 years in the sales field prior to joining the UF team. He and his wife enjoy travel, motorcycle riding and Nascar.
Insurance Verification, Pre-certification
Collections, Estimates, Work Up Denials
Phone: 352-265-0680 ext. 44461
Janice Ogwada, Office Manager
Janice Ogwada began working in the Psychology Clinic in 1992 as the clinic Financial Assistant Counselor. She became the Front Office Clinic Manager in 1998. She enjoys working in the clinic and thinks the entire team is the greatest! Aside from work, Janice enjoys spending times with friends and family. She also loves to take long walks, travel and watch Hallmark movies and HGTV.
Manages Front-End of the Clinic
Schedules New Patients
Manages Contract and Forensic Billing
Work Orders for the Clinic
Verifies and Reconciles Clinic Purchases
Phone: 352-265-0294 ext. 43977
Mike Sampson, Office Manager
Mike grew up in Massachusetts but has been living in Florida since 1992. He has worked for UF since 1993 with a five year stint in between with UF Health/Shands. He started with Clinical & Health Psychology in 2002. He has 18 years experience with insurance billing, coding and accounts receivable.
Claims filing to insurance companies
Monthly Statements to patients
Liaison for Gulf Coast Collection Agency
Liaison for Shands Managed Care Contracting
Liaison for UF Health Credentialing and Provider Enrollment
Letters of Agreement with non contracted insurance companies
Provide Financial reports
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