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12-07-17 Save the Date! Department of Psychiatry to Host 18th Annual Research Day on June 7, 2018
12-06-17 Faculty Members Awarded BRAINS Grant from the National Institute of Mental Health
12-04-17 Residents and Faculty Members Honored with Best Poster Award at Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Annual Meeting
11-19-17 Research by Department of Psychiatry Residents Recognized by the Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at its Annual Meeting
11-17-17 Dr. Greg Siegle and Emotion Prosthetics Team Win First Place in Pitt PinCH® Wearables Competition
10-30-17 Mindscapes Art Exhibit Held to Reduce Mental Health Stigma
10-27-17 Highlights from the Sixth Annual Clinician Educator Showcase
09-28-17 Department Welcomes Class of 2018 to Psychology Internship Program
09-20-17 Peer Navigator Projects Garners 2017 Fine Award for Teamwork Excellence
09-14-17 Hermi Woodward Honored for Distinguished Service to the Research Community
08-22-17 Registration Opens for Sixth Annual Clinician Educator Showcase
08-09-17 Gil Hoftman, MD, PhD selected for 2017 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award Program
08-01-17 Dr. Manivel Rengasamy Receives AACAP Pilot Research Award
07-12-17 - Drs. Brooke Molina and Gabriela Alarcon receive UPPDA awards for mentorship and research excellence
07-10-17 Department of Psychiatry and WPIC Welcome New Residents
07-05-17 Department of Psychiatry Celebrates Scientific Discovery and Contributions of Faculty and Staff at 17th Annual Research Day
07-03-17 Department Welcomes Drs. Danella Hafeman, Maria Jalbrzikowski, and Stephen Smagula to Faculty
05-31-17 Department of Psychiatry Research Well-Represented at 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry
05-25-17 STAR-30 Research Symposium Celebrates How STAR-Center Studies Have Transformed Care
05-18-17 Daniel Fishman, MD receives 2017 Alpha Omega Alpha Postgraduate Award
05-12-17 Department of Psychiatry to feature the work of Dr. John Jakicic as part of its lecture series
05-09-17 PGY2 Resident Dr. Priyanka Amin Presented with Little Apple Teaching Award
04-28-17 Meet the PI Lecture Series to Feature Katalin Szanto, MD
04-13-17 Save the Date! Sixth Annual Clinician Educator Showcase will take place on October 12, 2017
04-12-17 Nim Tottenham, PhD to Present 2017 Irene Jakab Memorial Lecture
04-07-17 Dr. Lisa Diamond to Visit Pittsburgh as Part of Pitt Year of Diversity Series
03-30-17 WPIC recognized as Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality for the third consecutive year
03-22-17 Heather Joseph, DO Awarded Klingenstein Fellowship in ADHD Research
03-14-17 Dr. Amy Arnsten to Present Distinguished Scientist Lecture on March 31, 2017
03-10-17 Save the Date - 17th Annual Research Day is June 8, 2017
02-17-17 Research by Dr. Susan Perlman Featured at February 24, 2017 Meet the PI Lecture
02-16-17 2017 Psychosomatic Medicine Conference Highlights Interface of Psychiatry and Other Medical Specialties
02-10-17 Dr. Diego Pizzagalli to Present Distinguished Scientist Lecture on February 17, 2017
01-26-17 Dr. Ian Gotlieb to Present Distinguished Scientist Lecture on February 3, 2017
01-16-17 Pitt School of Medicine Presents Inaugural Roth Fellow Awards to Three Talented Medical Student Researchers
01-12-17 PGY2 Resident Dr. Kristen Eckstrand Selected for Peter Henderson MD Memorial Award from AADPRT
12-22-16 Register Now for the 30th STAR Center Anniversary Research Symposium
12-14-16 Department of Psychiatry Garner 5 Teaching Awards at 2016 Pitt School of Medicine Curriculum Colloquium
11-21-16 Pittsburgh hosts 33rd Annual Schizophrenia Conference
11-09-16 Study by Dr. Vishwajit Nimgaonkar and New Delhi Colleagues Finds Yoga Benefits Individuals with Schizophrenia
11-02-16 Clinician Educators Shine at Fifth Annual Clinician Educator Showcase
10-24-16 First Time R01 Recipients Embark on Next Phase of Their Careers
10-21-2016 Department of Psychiatry Faculty/Residents Gear Up for Active Role at 63rd Annual AACAP Meeting
10-11-16 Emoto Team Winners in 2016 Pitt Innovation Challenge
09-30-16 Department of Psychiatry and WPIC Welcome Class of 2016-2017 to Psychology Internship Program
09-22-16 Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine Awards Dr. Neeta Shenai a 2016 William Webb Fellowship
09-15-16 Register Now for the Fifth Annual Clinician Educator Showcase
09-12-16 Innovative programs led by Drs. Rasim Diler and Kim Blair earn 2016 HAP Achievement Awards
08-31-16 Grant Jackson and Brandie George-Milford Presented with ACES Awards
08-04-16 Fifth Annual ADHD Conference Focuses on ADHD Across the Lifespan
08-01-16 Center for Translational Mental Health Research Undergraduate Summer Research Program
07-20-16 Save the Date! 33rd Annual Pittsburgh Schizophrenia Conference
07-01-16 Dr. Susan Perlman Welcomes Research Participants and Families to Opening of Newly Renovated Lab for Child Brain Development
06-16-16 Class of 2016 Graduation Celebrates Career Milestone of Residents and Clinical Fellows
06-15-16 Department Celebrates Rich Culture of Collaboration and Diversity of Scientific Research at 16th Annual Research Day
06-14-16 Department of Psychiatry Attracts Talented Scientists from Around the Country
06-10-16 West Allegheny Students Doing Their Part to Address the Stigma of Mental Illness through Fundraiser
06-03-16 Pitt Ventures First Gear Awards
06-02-16 Department of Psychiatry Research Well Represented at 71st Annual SOBP Meeting
05-04-16 WPIC Establishes Center for Interventional Psychiatry
04-27-16 Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC Recognized as Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality
03-25-16 Mark your calendars! Fifth Annual Clinician Educator Showcase to Take Place on October 20, 2016
03-14-16 New Book Provides Guide for Preventative and Specialty Medicine for LGBT Patients
02-29-16 APA Selects Dr. Heather Joseph to Participate in 2016 Research Colloquium
02-23-16 Clinician Educator Faculty Development Program Welcomes New Class
02-17-16 2016 Psychosomatic Medicine Conference
02-03-16 2016 STAR Center Conference Focuses on Preventing Teen Suicide
01-22-16 Department of Psychiatry to Host 16th Annual Research Day on June 9, 2016
01-14-16 Dr. Ben Handen leads Pittsburgh Research Team as Part of $12.5 Million NIA Project
01-05-16 Department of Psychiatry Well Represented at Annual Meeting of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
12-22-15 Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine presents Travel Awards to Four Psychiatry Residents to Support Participation at 2015 Annual Meeting
12-09-15 Congratulations to the Clinician Educator Faculty Development Program Class of 2015
12-02-15 University of Pittsburgh Offers Course in Spring 2016 on Philosophy of Psychiatry
11-25-15 Dr. Erik Loraas Appointed AACAP News Resident Editor
11-11-15 32nd Annual Pittsburgh Schizophrenia Conference Highlights
11-10-15 Drs. Melynda Casement, Jill Glausier and Susan Perlman Receive NARSAD Young Investigator Awards
11-05-15 Pitt Research Team led by Dr. Duncan Clark part of new NIH ABCD Study
10-29-15 Highlights from the Fourth Annual Clinician Educator Showcase
10-26-15 Drs. Erin Smith and Barbara Nightingale Selected to Participate in 2015 MINT Training of New Trainers (TNT) Conference in Berlin
10-14-15 Psychiatry Residency Training Program Consistently Ranked in the Top Ten Nationally
10-12-15 Heather Joseph, DO Selected by AACAP to Participate in Educational Outreach Program
10-05-15 AACAP Selects Dr. Justin Schreiber for Clinical Projects Scholarship
09-18-15 WPIC Psychology Internship Program Welcomes New Class
08-26-15 Drs. Matthew MacDonald and Fabio Ferrarelli Receive ACNP Travel Awards
08-16-15 Wynne Lundblad, MD Selected by the Association for Academic Psychiatry for Fellowship Award
08-10-15 WPIC Ranks in Top 10 for 8th Consequetive Years on Annual U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals
07-30-15 Undergraduate Research Program Summer Projects
07-02-15 15th Annual Research Day
06-26-15 Department Celebrates Resident Graduation and the Accomplishments of our Outstanding Educators
06-12-15 Dr. Heather Joseph Selected for ADHD Pilot Research Award from AACAP
05-28-15 Kim Kirchner elected AADPRT Coordinators' Caucus Chair
05-22-15 Department of Psychiatry Well Represented at 2015 SOBP Meeting
05-18-15 Melanie Grubisha, MD, PhD Participates in 2015 APA Research Colloquium
04-30-15 Allison Foroobar, MD Recognized for Teaching Excellence with Little Apple Award
04-09-15 Department of Psychiatry Well-represented at 15th Annual International Congress for Schizophrenia Research
04-03-15 2015 STAR-Center Conference
04-02-15 INCABS Program Receives 2015 Excellence in Technology Impact Award
03-31-15 Department of Psychiatry well represented at 2015 AADPRT meeting
03-17-15 Irene Jakab Memorial Lecture
03-10-15 2015 Research Day Call for Abstracts Released
02-19-15 Adolescent Acute Partial Hospitalization Program Receives Innovation Award
01-23-15 Save the Date! 2015 Research Day
01-12-15 Matthew MacDonald, PhD Selected for ICOSR Young Investigator Award
12-30-14 Anne Penner, MD Selected for George Ginsberg Fellowship Award
12-23-14 Marianne Seney, PhD and Matthew MacDonald, PhD Receive NARSAD Young Investigator Awards
11-25-14 Cristin McDermott, MD Appointed to ACGME Psychiatry Residency Review Committee
11-15-14 Dr. Abigail Schlesinger and Colleagues Share 2014 APA Silver Award
11-05-14 Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic Receives HAP Award for Innovation
10-22-14 WPIC Ranked in the Top 10 Nationally for Psychiatric Care and Residency Training
10-10-14 First Time R01 Grants Help Early Career Investigators Expand Their Research
09-29-14 R25 Supplement Award Enhances National Neuroscience Curriculum Initiative
09-24-14 Department Welcomes 2014-2015 WPIC Psychology Internship Class
09-08-14 Residents Heather Joseph, DO and Justin Schreiber, DO, MPH Selected for AACAP Educational Outreach Program Awards
08-22-14 Clinician Educator Showcase
08-18-14 Department Establishes David J. Kupfer Residency Research Fellowship
08-05-14 WPIC Ranked in Top 10 on U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll
07-30-14 Engaging Undergraduates in Mental Health Research
07-21-14 Anne Penner, MD Selected for Association of Academic Psychiatry Fellowship Award
07-14-14 Joshua Morra, MD, PhD Selected for 2014 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award Program
07-01-14 2014 Resident Graduation
06-18-14 Department Researchers Play Prominent Role at 2014 SLEEP Meeting
06-14-14 Department Announces 2014 Research Day Awards
05-14-14 Department of Psychiatry Investigators Highlight Their Research at 2014 SOBP Meeting
05-07-14 Department of Psychiatry Awarded $10 Million Conte Center Grant from NIMH
04-18-14 Dr. Brandon McKinney Selected for 2014 Summer Research Institute
04-18-14 APA President-Elect Paul Summergrad, MD Visits Department
04-14-14 NIMH Funds Undergraduate Research Fellowships
03-24-14 2014 Research Day Abstracts Due April 6th
03-10-14 Aaron Koenig, MD Receives New Investigator Award from ASCP
03-18-14 Department Investigators Receive Nine New Career Development Awards
03-03-14 2014 Research Day - Registration Open and Call for Abstracts Announced
02-07-14 2014 Society for Biological Psychiatry Travel Awards
01-30-14 Drs. James Tew and Alexis Fertig New Leaders of Clinician Educator Program
12-22-13 Darcy Mochensross, MD, PhD Selected for GMHF Scholars Program
12-04-13 ICGP Annual Meeting Highlights
11-25-13 Justin Schreiber, DO, MPH Elected Secretary of AAP
11-21-13 Clinical Innovations Highlighted at 2013 Clinician Educator Showcase
11-14-13 Clinician Educator Mentoring Benefits
11-07-13 NARSAD Young Investigator Awards
10-30-13 Jessica Levenson, PhD Receives APF Award
10-28-13 Flux International Congress for Integrative Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
10-23-13 Pittsburgh to Host International Life History Research Society Meeting
10-10-13 Nasuh Malas, MD, MPH Receives Travel Award
10-10-13 Register Now for the 2013 Clinician Educator Showcase
10-01-13 WPIC Psychology Internship
10-01-13 RWJF Innovation Award
10-01-13 Dr. Muniz Cohen Appointed to AACAP Diversity and Culture Committee
09-02-13 Drs. Malas and Liebherr Awarded PROCAP Grants
08-30-13 Faith Rowland, MD Receives AACAP Educational Outreach Award
08-19-13 WPIC Ranks in Top 10 on US News and World Report 2013 Honor Roll
08-19-13 Laura McLafferty, MD Selected for AAP Fellowship
08-09-13 Joseph Tasosa, MD, MBA Awarded APA/SAMHSA Fellowship
08-07-13 Register Now for the 2013 Clinician Educator Showcase
07-23-13 HAP Community Benefits Achievement Award
07-05-13 WPIC Summer Seminar Series Line Up Announced
07-05-13 2013 Resident Education Awards
06-27-13 Drs. Lambiase and Sidor Receive UPPDA Travel Awards
06-19-13 2013 Research Day Best Poster Awards
06-19-13 Pittsburgh Hosts FLUX Congress
05-30-13 Research Day Speed Dat(a)ing Session
05-17-13 NSF Fellowship – Dr. Shirley Hill and Sarah Lichenstein
05-14-13 Community Wellness Classes
05-07-13 Aaron Koenig, MD Named Jannsen Scholar
04-11-13 2013 STAR-Center Conference
03-18-13 Dr. Buysse featured in JAMA
03-11-13 CABS Presented with Reintegration Award
02-26-13 David Atkinson, MD – ABS Fellow
02-07-13 Save the Date – 2013 Research Day
01-18-13 Society for Biological Psychiatry Selects Nicole Edgar, PhD and Marianne Seney, PhD for Travel Awards
11-30-12 WPIC Complete Primary Care Provides Easy Access To Care for Mental and Physical Conditions
11-20-12 Bridging Clinical Innovation with Evidence-based Practice
11-16-12 American Academy of Pediatrics Appoints Justin Schreiber, DO, MPH As New Assistant Coordinator for District III
11-15-12 Fine Foundation Recognizes Integrative Behavioral Health Services Initiative
10-26-12 2012 Clinician Educator Showcase Highlights Clinical Innovations by Department Faculty and Staff
10-26-12 American College of Psychiatrists selects Dr. Nasuh Malas for PRITE Fellowship
10-16-12 Crystal White, MD Selected to Present Educator Award Lecture at AAP Annual Meeting
10-09-12 Register Now! 29th Annual Pittsburgh Schizophrenia Conference
09-27-12 Zeina Saliba, MD Honored by Association of Medicine and Psychiatry
09-27-12 AACAP Selects Garrett Sparks, MD, MS for Committee Appointment
08-07-12 Medical Students Expand Shuman Center Program with Helping Hands Grant
07-06-12 Psychiatric Services features Residents’ Efforts to Assist the Homeless
07-05-12 Department of Psychiatry Research Domain Criteria Summer Series
06-25-12 Twelfth Annual Department of Psychiatry Research Day Best Poster Awards
06-19-12 NIMH Selects Brandon McKinney, MD, PhD for 2012 Outstanding Resident Award
06-08-12 Ryan Wagoner, MD Selected for Rappeport Fellowship
05-21-12 Register Now for the 2012 Clinician-Educator Showcase
05-15-12 Three Departmental Postdocs Honored at the Society of Biological Psychiatry (SOBP) 2012 Annual Meeting
05-14-12 UPPDA Presents Best Poster Award to Salvatore Insana, PhD
05-08-12 Dr. Colleen McClung, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, will present a seminar on Circadian Genes, Dopamine, and the Biology of Psychiatric Disorders, as part of the Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar Series.
05-07-12 The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) recently featured the work of two Department of Psychiatry NARSAD grantees focusing on the mental health of older Americans.
04-23-12 Jason Rosenstock, MD Elected to School of Medicine Curriculum Executive Subcommittee
04-20-12 Research Day Oral Presentations
04-11-12 Local Experts Help to Identify Genes Linked to Autism
04-10-12 Charlie Rose Brain Series on Schizophrenia Features Pittsburghers
04-10-12 2012 Still Time To Register for the Services for Teens at Risk (STAR-Center) Conference
03-22-12 Julie Poulin MD selected for APA Research Colloquium
03-02-12 Call for Abstracts - 2012 Department of Psychiatry Research Day
12-21-11 Transitional Recovery and Comprehensive Recovery Units Expand into Renovated Space
12-19-11 Innovative Psychotherapy is Core Component of New Clinical Program
12-16-11 Residents Selected for Geriatric Mental Health Foundation Scholars Program
12-16-11 Merck Inpatient Unit Undergoes Renovation and Expansion
11-18-11 Register Now! 28th Annual Pittsburgh Schizophrenia Conference
11-10-11 CBS Sunday Morning Features Sleep Experts and the Neuroscience Clinical and Translational Research Center
10-27-11 National Institute of Mental Health Renews Support for the Center for Late Life Depression Prevention and Treatment Research
09-14-11 Department Programs Receive Awards for Patient Care and Innovation
09-02-11 Pepper Center Announces Multidisciplinary Journal Club Exploring Brain Imaging in Epidemiological Studies of Older Adults
08-25-11 ADAPT Study Focuses on Addressing Depression and Pain in Older Adults
07-28-11 U.S. News & World Report Ranks WPIC Among the Top Hospital Systems in Psychiatric Services
07-08-11 Dr. Sheryl B. Fleisch Selected as Representative to AAMC Organization of Resident Representatives
06-28-11 Department Faculty To Participate at AAMC Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar
06-15-11 2011 Research Day Winners
06-13-11 American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Selects Nekesha Oliphant, MD for 2011 AAFP Minority Scholarship
06-01-11 Danella Hafeman, MD, PhD Selected Winner of 2011 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award
05-10-11 Global Experts on Bipolar Disorder to Meet in Pittsburgh June 9-11, 2011
04-19-11 Faith Rowland, MD Awarded APA/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship
04-08-11 WPIC Office of Residency Training Announces - Chief Resident Appointments for 2011-2012
04-04-11 Pittsburgh Mind-Body Center Hosts Events Featuring Leading Sleep Researcher on April 14, 2011
03-31-11 Simple Rules for Better Sleep
03-11-11 WPIC Residency Training Team Selected As Finalists For American Psychiatric Association’s 2011 Mind Games Competition
02-18-11 University of Pittsburgh Participating in Nationwide, Comparative Effectiveness Study of Common Bipolar Medications
02-09-11 New Award from Autism Speaks Will Support Ongoing Autism Treatment Network Services
02-07-11 Adam Tripp, MD, PhD Receives American Psychiatric Association/Lilly Resident Research Award
01-25-11 Study Shows Brief Individualized Counseling Program Can Improve Sleep in Older Adults
12-10-10 Snoring and Insomnia linked to Risk of Metabolic Syndrome
12-10-10 U.S. News & World Report Article Features Advice from Dr. Charles Reynolds for Beating the Holiday Blues
11-28-10 Leading Experts in Schizophrenia to Meet at 27th Annual Pittsburgh Schizophrenia Conference Dec. 10
11-15-10 Schizophrenia Research in the Department featured in Nature
11-05-10 Children with Mania Do Not Always Have Bipolar Disorder
10-22-10 Nation’s First Child and Adolescent Inpatient Unit for Bipolar Disorders Opens at WPIC
10-11-10 Diagnosing Postpartum Depression with a Brain Scan
10-02-10 Documentary Featuring Department Faculty Wins Three Emmy Awards
09-16-10 National Institute on Aging Awards $9.8 Million Grant to Study Insomnia in Aging
09-08-10 What Childhood Experiences Teach Us about Adult Chronic Diseases
09-08-10 Routines in Infants Can Help Kids Stave Off Anxiety as They Grow Older
06-01-10 Psychiatry resident awarded APIRE Clinical Trials Psychiatric Research Fellowship
04-23-10 Psychiatry resident award wins Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award