Mariam Rahmani, M.D.

Mariam Rahmani, M.D.

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Biography

Dr. Rahmani has a multicultural background. She was born in Kuwait. She has lived in Kuwait, Pakistan, and the United Arab Emirates, and moved to the US for college. She completed her undergraduate education in Environmental Engineering at the University of Central Florida. She completed her medical education, residency in General Psychiatry, and fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Florida. She is board certified in both General Psychiatry and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry. Her clinical interests include child and adolescent depression and anxiety disorders, and treatment with Interpersonal, Family, and Cognitive-Behavioral therapies as well as psychopharmacology. She has presented research at local and national meetings. She serves on the Women’s Committee and the Art Committee of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), multiple committees and executive council of the Florida Psychiatric Society, and on the executive board of North and Central Florida chapter of ROCAP (regional organization of child and adolescent psychiatry).

Dr. Rahmani is committed to advocating for mental health and serving our community. She provides psychiatric services to children in the foster care system through the Camelot Community Care (formerly Florida Mentor) clinic and is a regular volunteer provider at the local Helping Hands Clinic for Gainesville’s indigent population. She is passionate about education, whether it be undergraduate students, medical students, psychiatry residents, and child psychiatry fellows. Dr. Rahmani has won the College of Medicine’s Exemplary Teacher award and the Department of Psychiatry’s Exemplary Mentor Award. As the Training Director, she is responsible for curriculum development for the Child Psychiatry Fellowship Program and for the Child Psychiatry lecture series provided to residents in UF’s General Psychiatry program. She has worked closely with colleagues to develop new and innovative learning opportunities for the Fellowship, and works tirelessly with the rest of the divisional faculty to ensure that our training program meets all ACGME standards and provides a comprehensive and nourishing experience to all our trainees.

Education

Residency - Psychiatry
University of Florida
2012

Fellowship - Pediatrics
University of Florida
2012

Medical Degree
University of Florida
2009

Bachelor of Science
University of Central Florida
2005

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Honors and Awards

Distinguished Fellow
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
2019

The Victor J. Teichner Award
AADPDP and AADPRT
2019

Quality Improvement Project
Department of Psychiatry - University of Florida
2018

Faculty Teaching Award
Department of Psychiatry - University of Florida
2018

Quality Improvement Project
Department of Psychiatry - University of Florida
2017

Exemplary Mentor Award
Department of Psychiatry - University of Florida
2016-2017

Exemplary Teacher Award
University of Florida - College of Medicine
2014-2019

Fellow
American Psychiatric Association
2014