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™. 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 2014-15

March 3, 2015
Geetha Shivakumar, MD, MS

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
VA North Texas Healthcare System
UT Southwestern
Dallas, Texas

Eligible for 1.25 Medical Ethics Credits
Texas Medical Board - Ethics Statement
This presentation meets the Texas Medical Board criteria for formal continuing medical education involving the study of medical ethics.
Geetha Shivakumar
Title — Ethical Dilemmas in Perinatal Mental Health

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

lisa dixon
Title — Recovery from Serious Mental Illness: Old Wine in New Bottles?

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

Michelle Magid
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

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

April 7, 2015
No Grand Rounds

April 14, 2015
John Krystal, MD

Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobiology
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Director, NIAAA Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism
Director, Clinical Neuroscience Division, VA National Center for PTSD
Medical Director, Schizophrenia Biological Research Center, DVA
Chief of Psychiatry, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Title — Glutamate and the Neurobiology of Human Alcoholism: Clinical Insights

April 21, 2015
Rene Olvera, MD

Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Title — TBD

April 28, 2015
Joan Luby, MD

CProfessor, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Early Emotional Development Program
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
Title — TBD

May 5, 2015
Paul Schulz, MD

Professor of Neurology
Director, Memory Disorders and Dementia Clinics
Director, Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology Fellowship
The Mischer Neuroscience Institute of UTHealth
Memorial Hermann Hospital-TMC
Houston, TX
Title — TBD

May 12, 2015
Part of the Mary Avis Weir Lectureship Series

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

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

Title — TBD

May 19, 2015
Christopher Hunter, PhD, ABPP

CAPT, United States Public Health Service
DoD Program Manager for Behavioral Health in Primary Care
Patient-Centered Medical Home Branch, Clinical Support Division
Defense Health Agency
Falls Church, VA
Title — Integrating Behavioral Health Services into Primary Care: What Every System Should Know

May 26, 2015
No Grand Rounds

June 2, 2015
Department of Psychiatry 2nd Annual Resident Research Day Special Lecture
Part of the Mary Avis Weir Lectureship Series

Russell Barkley, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston
Charleston, SC
Title — TBD