Department of Psychiatry

Grand Rounds


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

The Psychiatry Grand Rounds Committee (Douglas E. Williamson, PhD, Raymond Faber, MD, Jodi M. Arnold, PhD, Natalie Maples MS, Charles Mathias, PhD, Alan Peterson, PhD, Jason Schillerstrom, MD, Peter Thompson, MD, Brenda Talley, MD, Ram Bishnoi, MD, Michael Miller, MD, and Aisha Shaukat, MD ) has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose. The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medical 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 â„¢. 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 for quick sign-in to obtain CME credits.

If you have any questions please contact Terry Adame, 210.567.3755 or email



Grand Rounds Schedule 2014


January 13, 2015
Alan Peterson, PhD
Professor and Chief of Behavioral Medicine
Director, Consortium to Alleviate PTSD and STRONGSTAR
Department of Psychiatry

Title — It's All About the Blast: Long-Term Consequences of Combat Blast Explosions


January 20, 2015
Charles Bowden, MD
Department of Psychiatry

Title — Implementing Combined Treatment Regimens in Bipolar Disorder


January 27, 2015
John Oldham, MD
Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff The Menninger Clinic
Barbara and Corbin Robertson Jr. Endowed Chair for Personality Disorders
Professor and Executive Vice Chair Menninger Department of Psychiatry and
Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine

Title — Personality Disorders & the DSM5

February 3, 2015
No Grand Rounds


February 10, 2015
Part of the Mary Avis Weir Lectureship Series
Seth Himelhoch, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Interim Director, Division of Services Research
Department of Psychiatry
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Title — Access and Outcomes of HIV Related Medical Care Among those with Serious Mental Illness: Do Mental Health Interventions Make a Difference?

February 17, 2015
No Grand Rounds

February 24, 2015
Christopher Hunter, PhD, ABPP
Program Manager for Behavioral Health in Primary Care
Defense Health Agency
Department of Defense

Title — TBD

March 3, 2015
Geetha Shivakumar, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
VA North Texas Healthcare System
UT Southwestern
Dallas, Texas

Title — TBD

March 10, 2015
Part of the Mary Avis Weir Lectureship Series
Lisa Dixon, MD, MPH
Department of Psychiatry
Director, Center for Practice Innovations
New York State Psychiatric Institute
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York

Title — TBD

March 17, 2015
Vivek Singh, MD
Department of Psychiatry
Title — Fundamental Principles of Psychopharmacology

March 24, 2015
Michelle Magid, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
UT Southwestern Medical School
Director, Austin PsychCare Austin, TX

Title — Botox for Depression

March 31, 2015
Shawn McClintock, PhD, MSCS
Associate Professor
Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Psychology, and Neuroscience
Duke University
Durham, NC

Title — The Neuropsychological Effect of Electroconvulsive Therapy: From Measurement to Mechanism