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Dr. Merlo Greene new research director for the Pottash Research Initiative

We are pleased to announce Dr. Lisa Merlo Greene’s important new leadership position at the UF Health Florida Recovery Center. As Research Director for the Pottash Florida Recovery Center Research Initiative, Dr. Merlo Greene will join Dr. Scott Teitelbaum, Vice Chair of Addiction and Pottash Professor in Psychiatry…

May Spotlight

In May, several staff members were highlighted at the staff appreciation potluck luncheon during National Hospital Week/National Nurses Week. Ed Vandegrift, a maintenance mechanic and repeat gold star winner, was recognized for his fast response to staff requests. Ed is always quick to respond to any call for…

April Spotlight

Victoria Brit and Brandon Britton Victoria Brit and Brandon Britton from the UF Health FRC Business Office were the shining stars of April. For the short amount of time these two have been with the FRC business office, they have made a…

March Spotlight

At the monthly staff appreciation luncheon and meeting, two outstanding employees were honored for being excellent role models. Lori McGruder, MEd/EdS, LMHC, NCC, is a therapist at the UF Health Florida Recovery Center. She earned her Shining Star for helping a former patient who needed some help. In…

February Spotlight

In February, two staff members were honored with Shining Star Awards at the UF Health Florida Recovery Center monthly staff meeting. Ed Vandegrift, a maintenance mechanic, has been working at FRC for nearly five years. His job involves a little bit of everything; he’s the resident construction worker,…

January Spotlight

Every month, staff members at the UF Health Florida Recovery Center are recognized for outstanding teamwork, patient care and overall positive attitude. On January 19, Roxane Harcourt, FRC executive director, presented Susan Thomas and Allison Martineau-Rooney, substance abuse technicians, with Shining Star Awards. Both staff members received glowing letters…

Celebrating distinction with endowed professorship

The University of Florida Health Science Center held it’s fifth annual Celebrating Distinction ceremony to recognize those faculty members who have recently been named to an endowed professorship or chair. The event was held October 26, 2016 in the DeWeese Auditorium at the McKnight Brain Institute. The Department of…