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The NIH-funded research faculty development program, Florida FIRST, has welcomed its fifth early career assistant professor to the mental health research cohort. In the realm of psychology [...]

Dr. Haughbrook, an Assistant Professor from the Florida FIRST Health-Science Brigade at Florida State University (FSU), recently engaged in a thought-provoking conversation hosted by the John G. Riley Center & Museum of African American History and Culture [...]

A look inside Dr. Haughbrook's academic journey through genetic and epigenetic research.

Dr. Culjat is working to advance the implementation of health communications in the Latino population.

The journey of a researcher committed to Alzheimer’s Prevention 

Dr. Buitron created The Youth Resilience Program which offers telehealth cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) based treatment for adolescents[...]

Early November, the evaluation coordinator for the Florida FIRST program, Lylah Lockridge, attended The American Evaluation Association 2022 conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. The conference occurs annually and provides an opportunity to learn and share with evaluators from all over the world. [...]

After a year of recruiting, the Florida FIRST program is proud to announce their first assistant professor to the program, Dr. Victor Buitron. After finishing his NIH T32 research fellowship at Brown University, he focused on child mental health. While doing so he developed a grant application focused on preadolescent suicidal behavior and social-cognitive development. Dr. Buitron was first inspired to become a clinical psychologist after working as an RA doing follow-up calls in a study tracking depressed college students.

Read more about the mission and background of this diversity program[...]

The Florida State University College of Nursing is pleased to announce that Dr. Eugenia Millender, associate professor at the College of Nursing, and Co-Founder & Co-Director for the Center of Population Sciences for Health Equity, received a prestigious invitation to speak with The White House!