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Psychiatry Grand Rounds

The Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds series presents local and nationally-renowned clinicians, researchers, and educators. Grand Rounds typically occur the first and third Wednesday of each month, September 2021 through May 2022. Lectures may be presented in-person, virtually, or both - presentation availability will be noted in the schedule below. Presentations recordings may be made available at the discretion of the presenters. CME credits and the CME process are the same for either in-person or virtual participation. 

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Academic Year 2021-22 Grand Rounds Schedule

01/05/22 @ 12:00 pm C. Neill Epperson, MD |  Link to profile "Enduring Impact of Childhood Adversity: Observations at Reproductive Transitions"
  Robert Freedman Endowed Chair and Professor | Department of Psychiatry
Executive Director | Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center
Professor | Department of Family Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
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01/19/22 @ 12:00 pm Andrew Nierenberg, MD| Link to profile "Radically Rethinking Research to Improve Outcomes: A Bipolar Learning Healthcare Network Initiative"
  Thomas P. Hackett, MD Endowed Chair in Psychiatry
Director, Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
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02/01/22 @ 12:00 pm Benjamin Druss, MD, MPH | Link to profile "Improving Physical Health in Populations with Serious Mental Illness: A Public Health Approach"
  Professor and Rosalynn Carter Chair
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University
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02/16/22 @ 12:00 pm Saul Levin, MD, MPA, FRCP-E, FRCPsych | Link to profile "The Present & Future of Psychiatry & Mental Health in America"
  CEO & Medical Director
American Psychiatric Association
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03/02/22 @ 12:00 pm Evan Goldstein, PhD, MPP |  Link to profile "Firearms and Suicide: Intervention through Policy and Practice"
  Assistant Professor
Division of Health System Innovation and Research
Department of Population Health Sciences
University of Utah School of Medicine
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03/16/22 @ 12:00 pm Augustus J. Rush, MD, FACP | Link to profile "Difficult-to-Treat Depression (DTD): Clinical value and research challenges"
  CEO, Curbstone Consultant, LLC
Professor Emeritus, Duke – National University of Singapore (NUS)
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
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04/06/22 @ 12:00 pm Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD Link to profile "The Neurobiology and Scope of Trauma and PTSD: From Mice to (Wo)Man"
  Chief Scientific Officer, McLean Hospital
James and Patricia Poitras Chair in Psychiatry, McLean Hospital
Chief, Division of Depression & Anxiety Disorders, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
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04/20/22 @ 12:00 pm Tiffany Love, PhD | Link to profile "Supporting Personalized Medicine in Psychiatry Through Mobile Technologies"
  Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Utah
05/04/22 @ 12:00 pm Ipsit Vahia, MD | Link to profile "Digital Mental Health and Aging: Opportunities and Pitfalls"
  Associate Chief, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry
Director, Digital Psychiatry Translation
Director, Technology and Aging Lab
McLean Hospital
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05/18/22 @ 12:00 pm Jeremy Kendrick, MD | Link to profile "Come On In, the Water’s Fine: Making the Case for Measuring Outcomes and Participating in Clinician-Driven Research at HMHI"
  Assistant Professor
Child/Adolescent/Adult Psychiatry
University of Utah
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09/01/2021 @ 12:00 pm Laura Dunn, MD |  Link to profile "Emerging Topics in Geriatric Psychiatry: Challenges and Controversies"
  Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Section Chief, Geriatric Psychiatry
Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University
Presented in-person and virtually via Skype
09/15/2021 @ 12:00 pm Dilip V. Jeste, MD |  Link to profile "Neuroscience of Wisdom in the Era of New Pandemics"
  Senior Associate Dean for Healthy Aging and Senior Care
Estelle and Edgar Levi Memorial Chair in Aging
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences
Director, Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging
Co-Director, IBM-UCSD Artificial Intelligence Center for Healthy Living
University of California San Diego
Presented in-person and virtually via Skype
10/06/2021 @ 12:00 pm Anna Docherty, PhD, LP |  Link to profile "Leveraging (the new) Psychiatric Genomics for a Healthier Utah"
  Assistant Professor, Psychiatry,  University of Utah School of Medicine & Huntsman Mental Health Institute
Affiliate Faculty, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric & Behavioral Genetics
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10/20/2021 @ 12:00 pm Francisco A. Moreno, MD | Link to profile "Psilocybin as a Treatment for OCD"
  Professor of Psychiatry
Associate Vice President
University of Arizona Health Sciences
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
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11/03/2021 @ 12:00 pm Dost Öngür, MD, PhD | Link to profile "MR Spectroscopy Studies of Brain Bioenergetics in Psychotic Disorders"
  Chief, Psychotic Disorders Division, McLean Hospital
William P. and Henry B. Test Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School
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11/17/2021 @ 12:00 pm Joan Asarnow, PhD, ABPP | Link to profile "Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention in Youth: Clinical Pathways & Treatment"
  Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
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12/01/2021 @ 12:00 pm Anita Everett, MD, DFAPA |  Link to profile "Federal Innovations in Advancing Behavioral Health Care"
  Director, Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Watch the presentation recording
12/15/2021 @ 12:00 pm Lauren Asarnow, PhD |   Link to profile "Evening Circadian Preference and Depression among Adolescents"
  Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
Director, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Sleep Medicine Clinic and Research Lab
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