Department of Psychiatry

Grand Rounds

Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentations are held on Tuesdays, in the School of Medicine Conference Room 409L, from 1:15 - 2:30 p.m. Audio- or video-taping of Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentations is prohibited without prior written permission from the speaker and/or a University representative.

The Psychiatry Grand Rounds Committee (Ram Bishnoi, Raymond Faber, Derrick Hamaoka, Natalie Maples, Charles Mathias, Michael Miller, Rene Olvera, Alan Peterson, Steven Pliszka, Jennifer Potter, Jason Schillerstrom, Aisha Shaukat, Brenda Talley, and Peter Thompson) has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose. The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians and designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category I Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The Texas State Board of Psychologists recognizes each session for Category I Continuing Education credit.

Please remember to bring your UTHSCSA ID badge to Grand Rounds lectures to receive quick sign-in for CME credits. If you have any questions please contact Dorothy Tennery, (210) 567-5391 or email

Grand Rounds Schedule
September – December 2015


September 1, 2015
Alexander M. Papanastassiou, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurosurgery

Title - Deep Brain Stimulation in Psychiatric Disorders



September 22, 2015
John Burruss, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
UT Southwestern Medical School
Chief Executive Officer, Metrocare Services, Dallas, TX

Title – A Legacy of Service: Community Psychiatry



September 29, 2015
No Grand Rounds (Faculty meeting)



October 6, 2015
No Grand Rounds



October 13, 2015
No Grand Rounds



October 20, 2015
Donald R. Royall, Jr, MD
Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine,
Department of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry UTHSCSA

Title - δ in Dementia




October 27, 2015
M. Justin Coffey, MD
Medical Director, Neurostimulation Program
Director, Clinical Informatics, The Menninger Clinic
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine

Title - Anti-NMDAR Encephalitis



November 3, 2015
STRONG STAR Mini Symposia
(South Texas Research Organizational Network Guiding Studies on Training And Resilience)


Title – Progress in the Treatment of PTSD in Post 9/11 Active Duty Service Members



November 10, 2015
Sergio V. Delgado, M.D.
Medical Director of Outpatient Services, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Chair, Child Psychoanalytic Program Professor, University of Cincinnati department
of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience


Title - Difficult Psychiatric Consultations



November 17, 2015
Allen J. Frances, MD
Professor Emeritus
Duke University School of Medicine

Title - We are Over-Treating People Who Don’t Need Treatment; Neglecting Those Who Do



November 24, 2015
No Grand Rounds (Faculty Meeting)


December 1, 2015
Dawn Velligan, Ph.D.
Professor and Chief, Division of Community Recovery Research and Training
Henry B. Dielmann Chair


Title - Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia


December 8, 2015
Donald Robin, Ph.D.
Professor and Division Chief, Human Performance Division, Research Imaging Institute
Co-Division Chief, Electrophysiology Division, Research Imagining Institute
Professor and Head of Brain Imaging Core, Department of Psychiatry
Professor of Neurology, Radiology, and Program in Biomedical Engineering
Interim Director, Department of Speech and Language Pathology
School of Health Professions


Title - Brain Imaging to Understand Mechanisms of Action:
Overview of the Research Imaging Institute and a Data Set