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Undergraduate RA, Morgan Browning, receives poster award for International OCD Conference

Undergraduate RA, Morgan Browning, receives poster award for International OCD Conference

Published: August 23rd, 2018

UF senior and University Scholar, Morgan Browning, (co-mentored by Dr. Joseph McNamara PhD, Andrew Guzick MS, and Lacie Lazaroe MS) received a poster award for the International OCD Foundation Conference […]

Front side of Raising Hope at Work Flyer for COARD. Person looking out over water.

Raising Hope at Work – COARD

Published: July 3rd, 2018

It is that time of a year when you can make a difference. Raising Hope at Work is the annual employee campaign for UF Health Shands and UF College of […]

UF Gymnast Alicia Boren

Second Annual Fear Facers Camp

Published: June 27th, 2018

The second annual Fear Facers Camp has came to a close. Session two will be July 30 – August 3rd, sign up now!

Carol Mathews

New research shows a genetic link between psychiatric disorders

Published: June 22nd, 2018

Carol Mathews, M.D., director of the Center for OCD, Anxiety & Related Disorders, and other UF researchers — including Michael Okun, M.D., chair of neurology, and Irene Malaty, M.D., associate […]

Heather Simpson Buzzfeed

Local Tourette supporters featured on BuzzFeed

Published: June 13th, 2018

A group led by Heather Simpson, O.T.D., M.O.T., OTR/L, Southeast Regional Tourette Association of America Centers of Excellence coordinator, recently painted Gainesville’s 34th Street Graffiti Wall in support of Tourette […]

Fear Facers Camp

Fear Facers Summer Camp

Published: June 13th, 2018

Children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder and/or anxiety are invited to join us this summer for a one- or two-week camp session. In addition to daily therapy, participants between the […]

Group photo of COARD and K9s for Warriors

COARD visits K9s for Warriors Gold Family Campus

Published: June 11th, 2018

In June members of the Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders (COARD) met with Campus Director, Randy Dexter to tour the new Gold Family Campus and discuss ways the two […]

Tic Disorders Webinar

Join us for a FREE webinar

Published: May 14th, 2018

Join the Tourette Association of America for a FREE Webinar Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 6:00 – 7:00PM EST. Register at! Hosted by the Tourette Health and Education Program, occupational therapists Dr. Heather Simpson […]

Amber Muehlmann

Researcher Highlight

Published: April 13th, 2018

Dr. Amber Muehlmann, PhD is a junior faculty member of the Department of Psychiatry. Her lab focuses on abnormal brain function that causes repetitive behaviors in Autism Spectrum Disorder and […]

IOCDF posters

2018 Celebration of Research

Published: February 16th, 2018

The UF COM Celebration of Research is a wonderful opportunity for us to reflect on the strength of our research programs and appreciate the breadth, quality, and merit of the […]