Michaela L. Denison, M.D.

Michaela L. Denison M.D.

Assistant Professor & Associate Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

Department: Department of Psychiatry
Business Phone: (904) 244-1038

About Michaela L. Denison

Michaela Denison, MD, is an assistant professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. She also serves as associate program director for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship. She graduated from St. George’s University School of Medicine in 2016.

She completed residency and fellowship in general and child and adolescent psychiatry at the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville in 2021. Dr. Denison was chief fellow and was awarded Fellow of the Year. She also received the Rosilie O. Saffos Award for Outstanding Resident Teacher of the Year.

Dr. Denison sees child and adolescent patients and their families at UF Health Psychiatry – San Jose. She also supervises general psychiatry residents and child psychiatry fellows in the outpatient setting. Dr. Denison serves as the clerkship director for fourth year medical students’ child psychiatry outpatient experience.

In addition to her clinical and academic roles, Dr. Denison trains pediatricians to identify mental health problems at the Center for Collaborative Care. She recently presented a workshop on identifying and treating depression in adolescents at the National Pediatric Academic Society conference in Denver.

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Clinical Profile

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry


Responding to the Child Mental Health Emergency: Future Pediatricians to the Rescue?
The Journal of pediatrics.248():11-12[DOI] 10.1016/j.jpeds.2022.06.010.[PMID] 35700794.

Office Information

Academic Office
Suite 305
8789 San Jose Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32217
(904) 383-1038
Administrative Manager
Rosetta Payne
(904) 244-1038
Medical Secretary
Lisa Davis
(904) 383-1038


Medical Degree
2016 · St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
Psychiatry Residency
2019 · University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
2021 · University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA

Media Coverage

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