This is our monthly UF CARE Newsletter. Please feel free to suggest items to be featured in the newsletter by emailing


Dr. Jane Aldrich

Dr. Jane Aldrich named fellow of the American Chemical Society

UF CARE Member Dr. Jane Aldrich, Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry in the UF College of Pharmacy, has been appointed a fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS). She is among a cohort of 70 new ACS fellows who are recognized for their outstanding achievements and contributions to science, her profession, and ACS.  READ MORE »

Dr. Sara Jo Nixon

Dr. Sara Jo Nixon Awarded APA Division 50 Presidential Citation for Outstanding Service

CHICAGO, IL. Dr. Jennifer Buckman, President, Society for Addiction Psychology (APA Div. 50, SoAP) presented UF CARE Director Dr. Sara Jo Nixon with a Presidential Citation for Outstanding Service at the 2019 American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention in Chicago, IL. READ MORE »


Do You Have an Idea for an Addiction Science Speaker?

Nominate an Outside Speaker! Each year, UF CARE hosts two external speakers as a part of our monthly seminar series; one a more “basic” scientist, the other more “applied” and YOU have the opportunity to suggest potential speakers! Our external slots for 2019-2020 are filled but we are already looking to 2020-2021. READ MORE »



UF CARE Seminar Series:

(UF CARE Seminars begin at 3pm)

Visit our website for updates.

September 18, 2019

Dr. Daniel Wesson

Associate Professor
University of Florida Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics

 “New Considerations for the Striatal Systems Which Motivate Behavior”

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Location: C1-4 Communicore Building (Floor Plan)

October 16, 2019

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November 20, 2019

March 18, 2020


UF CARE Full (Faculty) Member Retreat

The Retreat is scheduled for Friday, October 11, 1-4:00 PM.  It is open to UF CARE Faculty Members.  Please RSVP.



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