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


April 7, 2015
No Grand Rounds

James Stedman, PhD

April 14, 2015
*****Note Room Change to Library Lecture Hall 3.102
(near Starbucks) ****

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

Director, Recovery Based  Services

April 21, 2015
Rene Olvera, MD

Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
Title — The Biological Underpinnings of Depression in Obesity

Phillippe Cunningham, PhD

April 28, 2015
Joan Luby, MD

Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Early Emotional Development Program
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
Title — Early Childhood Depression, Brain Development and Early Intervention

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 — New Insights into Frontotemporal Dementia

David  B. Arciniegas, MD

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

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

David  B. Arciniegas, MD Robert Nolan, MD
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UTHSCSA
Title —Tools for Providing Effective Feedback

Skip Simpson, JD

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

**Lecture will be at 3:00pm in Lecture Hall 3.102, near Starbucks**

Russell Barkley, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston
Charleston, SC
Title — The Second Attention Disorder – Sluggish Cognitive Tempo vs. ADHD