Awards and Recognition

Dr. Eugenio Rothe receives American Psychiatric Association Award

Dr. Eugenio Rothe, a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), has been honored by the APA with its Agnes Purcell McGavin Award for Distinguished Career Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

The award “recognizes a child and adolescent psychiatrist who has made significant contributions to the prevention of mental disorders in children and adolescents and influenced the general well-being of young people,” according to the APA.

Dr. Rothe is a founding faculty member of the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. And the founder and director of the award-winning Medical Professionalism Course, which prepares students for the intense psychological experiences of becoming a doctor. Rothe also holds adjunct academic appointments and collaborates in research with the Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, the Latin American and Caribbean Center, and the Cuban Research Institute at FIU.  

Dr. Rothe is board-certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. In addition, he is certified in forensic (medico-legal) psychiatry, qualifying him to work as an expert in any legal situation.