Department of Psychiatry

Grand Rounds


Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds. All presentations are held onTuesdays 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 PsychiatryGR@uthscsa.edu



Grand Rounds Schedule 2014

September 2, 2014 -- No Grand Rounds

September 9, 2014 -- No Grand Rounds

Jodi Arnold

September 16, 2014
Jodi Gonzales Arnold, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Title — Recovery From Mental Illness


September 23, 2014
Scott Ackerson, LMSW
Haven for Hope
San Antonio, TX
Title — ROSC, TIC, PCP, PSI: The Acronyms of Evidence-Based Practice

September 30, 2014

October 7, 2014

October 14, 2014
Part of the Mary Avis Weir Lectureship Series

Ackerson Jennifer Peel, MD
Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Professor, Anesthesiology, UTHSCSA

Ackerson Robert Nolan, MD
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UTHSCSA

Title — The NOW Accreditation System


October 21, 2014
Laurie Santos, PhD
Associate Professor
Director, Comparative Cognition Laboratory
Yale University
New Haven, CT

Title — The Evolution of Irrationality: Insights from Primates

*** NOTE Room Change to 209L MED ***

October 28, 2014
Jair Soares, MD PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, UT Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, Texas

Title — Bipolar Disorders: Neurobiology and Therapeutic Implications

*** NOTE: This is a THURSDAY 1:30pm lecture, Room Change to 3.102B, near Starbucks ***

November 6, 2014
A Joint lecture with the Office of the VPR and the San Antonio Life Science Initiative

Soares Miguel Nicolelis, MD PhD
Professor of Neurobiology,
Biomedical Engineering, and Psychology and Neuroscience
Director, Center for Neuroengineering
Duke University
Durham, NC

Title — Neuroprosthetics to Restore Neurological Deficits

November 11, 2014
Cervando Martinez, MD
Randall Sellers, MD
John Roache, MD
Melissa Deuter, MD
John Tierney, MD

Title — South Texas Psychiatric Practice Based Research Network (PBRN)


November 18, 2014
Don Royall, MD
Department of Psychiatry

Title — Back to the Future of Dementia Assessment


November 25, 2014
Ashley Acheson, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Title — Brain and Behavior differences in youths and adults at risk for alcohol and other drug use disorders

December 2, 2014
Carol Tamminga, MD
Professor and McKenzie Foundation Chair, Department of Psychiatry
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
Title — TBD

December 9, 2014
Ruth Berggren, MD
Director, Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Title — Medical Error Disclosure

December 16, 2014
No Grand Rounds — Resident Education Day

December 23, 2014
No Grand Rounds — UTHSCSA Holiday