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Franjo Ivankovic Awarded 2022 Graduate Student Mentoring

Franjo Ivankovic was one of six graduate students selected for the Graduate Student Mentoring Award (GSMA). The GSMA is coordinated by the Office of Graduate Professional Development within the University of Florida Graduate School and honors those graduate students on their peer-to-peer mentoring of fellow graduate students,…

Ryan McCarty awarded COARD pilot grant

Ryan McCarty, MS, is a is a doctoral student in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Florida. Ryan earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from the University of Florida in 2016. He is currently under the mentorship of Dr. Joseph McNamara. Ryan has…

Animated educational OCD cartoons now on YouTube Kids

A group of UF researchers teamed up with an animation company, Tiny Docs, in 2020 to create two cartoon videos for children with anxiety and/or obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, and their families. The videos — Billy vs. Worry Monster and Billy Goes to School — were guided by data from…

Sara Bottari Awarded COARD Pilot Grant

Congratulations, Sara Bottari, MS, is a second year graduate student in the Clinical and Health Psychology program’s neuropsychology track and a Graduate Research Assistant in Dr. Williamson’s lab, she has been chosen as the recipient of the research pilot grant for July 2021. COARD, with support from the Brooke Professorship…

Psychiatric Medication Use by College Students

Marcia Morris, MD interviews with Lindsay DeVane, PharmD from American College of Clinical Pharmacy on on the trends in psychiatric medication use and utilization of psychiatric services over the past 10 years among college students.

OCD Jacksonville Innovation Fund

The University of Florida Department of Psychiatry and OCD Jacksonville proudly announce the establishment of the OCD Jacksonville Innovation Fund, an endowment to support the Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders (COARD) program at UF. OCD Jacksonville is also honored to pledge annual support for Fear Facers…

Anna Farmer Awarded COARD Pilot Grant

Congratulations, Anna Farmer, Doctoral student in Dr. Mark Lewis lab, has been chosen as the recipient of the research pilot grant for December 2020. COARD, with support from the Brooke Professorship and the McKnight Brain Institute at UF, is delighted to award this grant to help forward her research.

Jessica Figueira Awarded COARD Pilot Grant

Jessica Sanches Braga Figueira, PhD Congratulations, Jessica Figueira, PhD, Postdoc in the Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention, has been chosen as the recipient of the research pilot grant for December 2020. COARD, with support from the Brooke Professorship and the McKnight Brain Institute at UF, is delighted to award…