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WELCOME Dr. Ben Lewis, the newest CARE member

CARE welcomes Dr. Ben Lewis as our newest member. Ben Lewis, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry McKnight Brain Institute University of Florida PO Box 100256 Gainesville, FL 32610-0256 Phone: […]

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WELCOME Dr. Takato Hiranita, one of CARE’s new members

CARE welcomes Dr. Takato Hiranita as a new member. Takato Hiranita, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor Pharmacodynamics OFFICE: Medical Science Building, P1-32A EMAIL: takatohiranita@cop.ufl.edu PHONE: 352-294-5411 CV: Link to CV   […]


Welcome Dr. Erica Levitt, one of CARE’s new members

CARE welcomes Dr. Erica Levitt! Erica Levitt, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Phone: 352-294-8651 Office: ARB R5-130 Email: erica.levitt@ufl.edu Publications:  Search PubMed         Research Interests Prescription opioid overdose is […]


2018 CARE Travel Awardees

CARE Travel Awardees, 2018 Benjamin Berey –  Department of Health Education and Behavior Shelby Blaes – Department of Psychiatry Joe Dragone  – Department of Psychiatry Amy Elliott –  Department of […]


Congratulations to Dr. Knackstedt!

Congratulations to Dr. Knackstedt! Dr. Lori Knackstedt, Assistant Professor of Psychology and CARE member, was recently awarded a prestigious University Term Professorship for 2017-2020, in recognition of her outstanding academic […]

6th Annual Addiction Symposium

The 6th Annual Addiction Symposium was a huge success and we sincerely thank everyone who attended and help make this memorable. The symposium focused on Drug-Related Neuroinflammation and was held […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Sara Jo Nixon!

CARE Co-Director, Dr. Sara Jo Nixon received one of the 2015 University of Florida Research Foundation Professorships. These awards recognize faculty who have established a distinguished record of research and […]

Congratuations to Dr. Lisa Merlo

Congratulations to CARE faculty member Dr. Lisa Merlo, for her election to the University of Florida College of Medicine Society of Teaching Scholars! This is a real and well deserved […]

Congratulations, Dr. Gold!

The Center would like to congratulate Dr. Mark Gold on his recent book, “Food and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook,” published by Oxford University Press. Check out Dr. Gold’s blog, “From […]