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
January – May 2016


January 5, 2016
Christine E. Petrich, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Title - Free Will and Criminal Responsibility



January 12, 2016
Steven R. Pliszka, MD
Dielmann Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Psychiatry

Title – Are we really doing it all wrong?
New diagnostic and research dilemmas in DSM 5 and ICD 10



January 19, 2016
Laurence B. McCullough, Ph.D.
Dalton Tomlin Chair in Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine (CME Credit - Ethics)

Title – Ethics in Psychiatry



January 26, 2016
Faculty Meeting



February 2, 2016
Brad Fitzwater, MD
to Executive Medical Director
Texas Physician Health Program

Title - The Role of the Texas Physician Health Program




February 9, 2016
Nancy D. Kellogg, MD
Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics

Title - What happens when you report child abuse?



February 16, 2016
Sandra Morissette, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychology

Title - PTSD Co-Occurring Conditions and Functional Recovery in Returning Veterans


February 23, 2016
Faculty Meeting



March 1, 2016
Kathleen M. Carroll, Ph.D.
Director, Psychosocial Research, Division of Addictions
Yale School of Medicine

Title - Dissemination of Evidence-Based Therapies: Challenges and Possibilities



March 8, 2016
Nader Amir, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology
San Diego State University

Title - Attention Bias Modification: A novel intervention for anxiety disorders




March 15, 2016
No Grand Rounds


March 22, 2016
James Ray, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Henry B. Dielmann Chair
Criminal Justice, Copp Dean’s Office


Title - The Clinical Utility of Callous-Unemotional (CU) Traits: Putting it all into context



March 29, 2016
Faculty Meeting


April 5, 2016
Colin Sauder, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor. Department of Psychiatry
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Title - Mesolimbic Dopamine and Rewards: Understanding the Overlap
of Mood and Impulse Control Problems


April 12, 2016
Jon E. Grant, MD, JD, MPH
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago

Title - Behavioral Addictions: Clinical presentation, neurobiology, and treatment

April 19, 2016
William V. Bobo, MD
Medical Director, Mayo Clinic Mood Program
Co-Chair – Division of Consultation, Mayo Clinic
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (affiliated), Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Title – Ketamine Treatment for Unipolar and Bipolar Depression

April 26, 2016
Faculty Meeting


May 3, 2016
Department of Psychiatry Research Day
Location and time for lecture TBA
Speaker: Ronald J. Diamond, MD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

Title - Working with People Who Feel Coerced

May 10, 2016
Catherine Harrison-Restelli, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Title - Treatment of Mood Disorders in Pregnancy
Presentation (pdf)


May 17 , 2016
Leslie C. Morey, Ph.D.
George T. and Gladys H. Abell Professor, Department of Psychology
Texas A&M University

Title - The DSM-5 Alternative Model for Personality Disorders
Presentation (pdf)

May 24, 2016
Sheri Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Director, Cal Mania (CALM) Program
University of California Berkeley

Title - Emotion-Triggered Impulsivity and Psychopathology
Presentation (pdf)

May 31, 2016
Faculty Meeting