Marcia (Marcy) L. Verduin, M.D.

Department of Psychiatry
University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Marcia (Marcy) L. Verduin, M.D. Alumni (2009 - 2011)


Marcy obtained her B.A. in Chemistry at the New College of Florida and her M.D. with Honors from the University of Florida, College of Medicine. She performed her Psychiatry Residency, Medical University of South Carolina, was Chief Resident in Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina, had her Post-doctoral Research Fellowship (funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse) at the Medical University of South Carolina, and her Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina.

She is currently the Assistant Dean for Students and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the New University of Central Florida College of Medicine in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Verduin is board-certified in Adult Psychiatry with added qualifications in Addictions, and has extensive experience with medical education, research and clinical practice. She is actively involved in curriculum development and delivery at the UCF COM, serving as the course director for a first-year medical student course entitled, “Psychosocial Issues in Healthcare.” She is also working on development of the “Brain and Behavior” curriculum in the second year, as well as the psychiatry clerkship and electives in years three and four.

Currently, Dr. Verduin is the Principal Investigator on a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to design and examine the effect of interactive video games to help recovering alcoholics practice their relapse prevention skills. Her clinical work is based out of the Orlando VA Medical Center, where she is an Attending Psychiatrist for the Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program. She also serves as the Associate Book Editor for the Journal of Psychiatric Practice, on the Editorial Board for the Psychiatry Residency In-Training Examination (PRITE) and FOCUS Self-Assessment Examination, and as an Ad Hoc Reviewer for several psychiatric and addictions journals.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

University of Central Florida
Health Sciences Campus at Lake Nona
6850 Lake Nona Blvd., Suite 115
Orlando, FL 32827


(407) 266-1353


(407) 266-1389


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