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Dr. Agronin is an expert in adult and geriatric psychiatry, Alzheimer’s disease, and other dementia types. His research includes Alzheimer's disease, and agitation and psychosis associated with dementia. Dr. Agronin has given more than 100 lectures nationally on topics in geriatric psychiatry, which include several presentations to the U.S. Psychiatric Congress. He has also been named Clinician of the Year by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.
Dr. Agronin has authored articles for the New York Times and Scientific American Mind, nearly 100 scholarly journal articles, and several books including Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias: A Practical Guide, 2nd Edition and Therapy with Older Clients: Key Strategies for Success. He has also written chapters in most major psychiatry textbooks.
Dr. Barzman is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Psychiatry and Director of the Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry Service. He has been honored with both the Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Foundation 2012 Research Award and the Exemplary Psychiatrist from the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Hamilton County Award. Dr. Barzman has authored 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters.
Dr. Bornstein has published numerous articles and book chapters on personality disorders, assessment, and treatment. He wrote The Dependent Personality and The Dependent Patient: A Practitioner’s Guide, co-authored When Someone You Love Needs Nursing Home Care, Healthy Dependency, and Principles of Psychotherapy: Promoting Evidence Based Psychodynamic Practice, and co-edited seven volumes of the Empirical Studies of Psychoanalytic Theories series, as well as Scoring the Rorschach: Seven Validated Systems. He serves on the editorial boards of Psychoanalytic Psychology, Assessment, Journal of Personality Assessment, Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, and Journal of Personality Disorders.
Dr. Citrome has published over 400 research reports, review, chapters, and abstracts in scientific literature. He is also on the editorial board of 6 different medical journals, reviews for over 50 other journals. Honored with such awards as Distinguished Fellow and Public Affair Network Award, by the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Citrome had also received the Newsletter of the Year Award for The Bulletin.
Dr. Conroy is a sleep disorder expert, currently a clinical professor at the University of Michigan. She has written several publications along with presenting at numerous seminars. Dr. Conroy sits on several editorial boards and professional societies. She has been honored with several awards, including the American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s Young Investigator Award along with the Sleep Research Society’s Travel Award- Determinants of Vigilance.
Robert O. Cotes, MD is the Associate Director of Psychiatry Residency Education in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.. Dr. Cotes’s primary clinical role is to serve persons with severe and persistent mental illness. He is the Medical Director the Inpatient Unit at Grady Memorial Hospital, and the Clinical Director for Treatment Resistant Schizophrenia Clinic.
Dr. Cusin is involved in research trials on pharmacologic treatment for TRD and is on the ECT team. She is part of the pivotal trial investigating Deep Brain Stimulation for MDD for patients affected by extremely treatment-refractory depression. At the Depression Clinical & Research Program, she is involved in numerous clinical trials investigating new pharmacologic treatments for Major Depression and TRD, including intravenous administration of medications.
Dr. Cusin is currently developing augmentation strategies and randomized controlled maintenance trials for patients undergoing ECT; one of those studies is sponsored by Harvard University through the Dupont-Warren Fellowship aims at using ketamine to accelerate response to ECT and decrease its cognitive side effects.
Dr. Dougherty currently serves as the Director of the Vagus Nerve Simulation Service and Mood Disorder Section for the Psychiatric Neurotherapeutics Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. He sits on several Editorial Boards and serves as a Peer Reviewer for numerous journals. Invited as a lecturer for over a 100 academic lectures, Dr. Doughty has also written over 65 articles published thought out Psychiatry Journals. He has received such honors Outstanding Psychiatry Presentation at the Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting, the Career Development Travel Award from the Anxiety Disorders Association of America and the Young Investigator Award from NARSAD.
Dr. Doyle is focusing his research career on the treatment of autism and pervasive developmental disorders. He is on the editorial board of The International Journal of Immunology and Pharmacology, which was recently cited as one of the top 10 scientific journals in Italy. In his first 2 years of practice at MGH and McLean Hospital, Dr. Doyle was honored with 3 Partners in Excellence Awards.
Dr. First is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on psychiatric diagnosis and assessment issues and conducts expert forensic psychiatric evaluations in both criminal and civil matters. Dr. First is a reviewer consultant and editorial consultant to the DSM-5® Task Force, the chief technical and editorial consultant on the World Health Organization’s ICD-11 revision project, and is an external consultant to the NIHM Research Domain Criteria project. He was the Editor of the DSM-IV®-TR, the Editor of Text and Criteria for DSM-IV and the APA’s Handbook on Psychiatric Measures. He has co-authored and co-edited a number of books, including A Research Agenda for DSM-V, the DSM-IV®-TR Guidebook, and the forthcoming DSM-5® Handbook for Differential Diagnosis, and the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-5® (SCID-5).
Dr. Goldberg has published more than 160 peer-reviewed research papers related to bipolar disorder and co-edited two textbooks ("Cognitive Dysfunction in Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Clinicians" and "Outcome in Bipolar Disorders") both published by American Psychiatric Publishing as well as the book "Managing the Side Effects of Psychotropic Medications" published by American Psychiatric Publishing in 2012.He serves on the board of directors for the American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology and is a member of the Society of Biological Psychiatry. He is also on the editorial board for a number of psychiatric journals, including the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Bipolar Disorders, and is also the deputy editor of the journal Current Psychiatry.
Dr. Grasso is currently a postdoctoral fellow at The University of Connecticut Health Center, focusing on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. He serves on two editorial boards as a reviewer along with publishing book chapters, journal publications and two books. Dr. Grasso has spoken at several workshops and conferences as he continues to publish his research.
Cory Groman is currently providing treatment for children with various emotional, behavioral, and social issues at Talbert House. He has been consulting school staff on mental health issues and classroom interventions to enhance classroom experience.
Dr. Hendrick currently serves as a Member-at-large for the Medical Executive Committee at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center along with serving as the site coordinator for UCLA medical Students’ Psychiatry rotations. With a strong research focus on women’s mental health, Dr. Hendrick has published 6 books, over 10 book chapters and several research papers on the topic. She has been invited for numerous lectures and presentations. Dr. Hendrick has won the Award for Outstanding Service from the Southern California Psychiatric Society along with the Distinguished Fellow from the American Psychiatric Association.
Dr. Huffman currently serves as the Medical Director of the Inpatient Psychiatry Service at MGH. This medical psychiatry unit specializes in the psychiatric care of patients with medical illness, those with treatment-resistant disorders, and those requiring high-risk ECT. Dr. Huffman has been awarded the MGH/McLean Plasky Teaching Award for outstanding teaching of junior residents and twice been nominated for the Harvard Kettyle Award for outstanding medical student teaching. He has authored numerous publications on his research interests.
Dr. Karnik has been listed in the Guide to America’s Top Psychiatrists from Consumers’ Research Council of America, Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine & Healthcare, and has received the Outstanding Mentor Award from the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Karnik is the associate editor of Child Psychiatry and Human Development and has recently been certified in 2011 in child and adolescent psychiatry.
Dr. Krasuski spent three years as a Senior Staff Fellow at the National Institute on Aging, NIH, where he did research in the neuroimaging of dementing disorders. Currently, he spends most of his time lecturing to thousands of physicians yearly on psychiatric topics. He is known for his ability to clearly explain complex and little understood topics.
Dr. Kurth recently joined the faculty of Northwestern University. She has also served as the training director for the general psychiatry residency program at Loyola University and as the clinical instructor at the Warren Wright Adolescent Substance Use Disorders Program at Northwestern University.
Dr. Levine has written on sex offenders, including professionals who offend. He has also written about adultery and infidelity and believes pejorative terms like "cheating" and "infidelity" prevent addressing the issue in realistic terms. He is noted for his work in clinical management of gender identity disorder. Levine was Chair of the fifth edition of the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association Standards of Care. Levine also served on the American Psychiatric Association DSM-IV Subcommittee on Gender Identity Disorders.
Dr. Noordsy currently sits on several Schizophrenia Research Committees along with acting on 3 editorial boards. He has given over 100 presentations along with publishing numerous articles and chapters on his areas of interest. For his dedication to research, Dr. Noordsy has been awarded the American Psychiatric Association Research Award and Exemplary Psychiatrist Award by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
Dr. Owley along with serving as the Medical Director of the Autism Assessment, Research and Treatment Services (AARTS) Program also serves as the Director of the ADHD and Disruptive Behaviors medication clinic. Dr. Owley specializes in treatment of individuals with ASD of all ages and has conducted many clinical research projects for this population.
Dr. Restrepo had been honored with the “Golden Hammer Award” (Clinical Neurology Attending of the Year) Presented by Neurology Residents, University of California as well as the “Stroke in Emergency Medicine Award,” by the American Heart Association / International Stroke Conference. He is the author of numerous reviews, book chapters, and abstracts.
Dr. Rudorfer currently serves on several programs at the NIMH, including Adult Psychopharmacology Intervention Program, Adult Psychotherapy Intervention Program, Ethics of Mental Disorders Research Program and many others. He has authored several publications and is a frequent speaker and source for psychiatric topics.
Dr Sajatovic has published a number of original papers on treatment of serious mental illness and treatment outcomes including work with special populations such as the elderly, women with psychosis, and individuals with developmental disorder. She has been a guest lecturer at numerous academic and community settings including speaking to consumer and family advocacy groups for individuals with psychiatric illness. Dr Sajatovic received an Exemplary Psychiatric Award from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI).
Dr. Tang’s research has been focused on the molecular genetics of psychiatric disorders and psychopharmacology. He has have been involved in several major projects, including the genetics of cocaine-induced psychosis and the biochemical genetics of dopamine beta-hydroxylase and Catechol-O-methyl-transferase. He has published several articles in his areas of interest.
Dr. Vitiello is chief of the Child and Ado¬les¬cent Treat¬ment and Pre¬ven¬tive Inter¬ven¬tion Research Branch of the National Insti¬tute of Men¬tal Health at the U.S. National Insti¬tutes of Health. He has built a research program in pediatric psychopharmacology and clinical trials at the National Institute of Mental Health, as government program official. Dr. Vitiello has authored over 170 articles and 18 book chapters.
Dr. Vogel - previously Professor Emeritus at Thomas Jefferson University -- is now retired. He continues to publish work on pharmacology, adding to his already extensive list of written work. During his time at Thomas Jefferson University, Dr. Vogel has received the Best Teacher of the Year award several times.
Dr. Weiss has received numerous awards in recognition of his work, including the 14th Annual H. David Archibald Award for Outstanding Research and/or Practice in the Addictions, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto and Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Weiss serves as the Vice President of Greater Boston Council of Alcoholism and has served as a member of the Treatment Research Committee on the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Dr. Weiss serves on the editorial board of numerous journals including the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse and is a reviewer for more than 15 scholarly medical journals. He has published more than 300 journal articles and book chapters, as well as researching in the field of alcohol and drug abuse for more than 25 years.
Dr. Wilens has published more than 300 original articles, reviews, chapters, and editorials to his credit. He is a regular presenter at national and international meetings, and is sought as a speaker outside his academic responsibilities. He serves on the editorial boards of several journals and is a reviewer for many other journals. He is a distinguished fellow in the American Psychiatric Association, a fellow in the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, a member of the College of Problems on Drug Dependence and the World Psychiatric Association, and also serves on several committees within these organizations.
Dr. Ziedonis is addiction psychiatrist who is internationally recognized for his research and leadership in addressing co-occurring mental illness and addiction, in particular tobacco dependence. He served as an advisor to President Bush’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health, as a Senior Fellow for SAMHSA’s Co-Occurring Disorders Center for Excellence, and on the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) Committee on Gulf War and Health: Smoking Cessation in Military and Veteran Populations. He is the recipient of numerous awards and research grants from the National Institute of Health, SAMHSA, and other agencies. He has written over 150 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and co-edited 3 books and 5 behavioral therapy manuals for co-occurring disorders. He has been an Addiction Psychiatry Residency Director and received numerous faculty mentoring awards.
Dr. Krasuski spent three years as a Senior Staff Fellow at the National Institute on Aging, NIH, where he did research in the neuroimaging of dementing disorders. Currently, he spends most of his time lecturing to thousands of physicians, annually, on psychiatric topics. He is known for his ability to clearly explain complex and little-understood topics.
Dr. Pollack is the chairman of the Department of Psychiatry Department for Rush University Medical Center where his team of psychiatrists and mental health professionals are known throughout Chicago and across the nation for their efforts to treat and study depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders and many other forms of psychiatric illness. Dr. Pollack has authored more than 300 articles, reviews, and chapters. He is editor-in-chief of the journal CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics and is a co-editor of several books including Challenges in Clinical Practice: Pharmacologic and Psychosocial Strategies, Panic Disorder and Its Treatment, and Social Phobia: Research and Practice.
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PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates the CMEtoGO educational activity for a maximum of 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ per Volume Year (with 8 of these credits designated as Self-Assessment). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials. The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has reviewed the CMEtoGO program and has approved this program as a part of a comprehensive Self-Assessment Program, which is mandated by the ABMS as a necessary component of Maintenance of Certification.