Grand Rounds Schedule – 2020-2021

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University


Ramin Parsey, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Stony Brook University

State of the Department Address

Wes Ely, MD, MPH
Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care
Vanderbilt University

A New Frontier in Critical Care:  Saving the Injured Brain

Antonio Verdejo-Garcia, PhD
Monash University

Neurocognitive Deficits Underpinning Aberrant Choices in Stimulant Addiction

Gitte Moos Knudsen, MD, PhD
Neurology and Neurobiology 
Copenhagen University

Imaging of Experimental Medicine Neuropharmacology

Dilip Jeste, MD
University of California - San Diego

Loneliness, Wisdom, and Aging in the Era of the New Pandemics

Ilan Rabiner, MD
Translational Applications

Evaluation of Endogenous Neurotransmitter Release in the Human Brain Using PET

Brooks Keeshin, MD
Child Protection and Family Health
University of Utah

Trauma Informed Psychiatric Care- Practical Approaches to Diagnosis and Treatment of Youth at Risk for PTSD

Bill Jagust, MD
Public Health and Neuroscience
University of California - Berkley

Mapping the Molecular Pathology of Aging and Alzheimer's disease with PET 

Katharina Schmack, PhD
Neuroscience Research
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Dopamine in Psychotic Perception: Towards Mechanistic Treatments of Schizophrenia

Edward Bullmore, FRCP, FRCPwych, FMedSci
University of Cambridge

Inflamed Depression



Sierra Carter, PhD
Georgia State University

Exploring the Impact of Racial Discrimination and Trauma on Racial Health Disparities in African American Populations: Informing Pathways to Intervention and Promoting Resiliency

Eric Garland, PhD, LCSW
Social Work
University of Utah


Barbara Warren, PsyD
Mount Sinai Health System

Spring 2021 Grand Rounds    
1/5/21 Keri Mahoney JD, RN
& Jay Batra, MD

Stony Brook University
Duty to Warn/Protect - What Clinicians Need to Know
1/12/21 Romina Mizrahi, MD, PhD
University of Toronto
Molecular Imaging Studies in Youth: C4, Microglia, Synaptic Pruning, Schizophrenia -
Real or Lost in Translation?
1/19/21 Steven Hollon, PhD
Vanderbilt University
Is Cognitive Therapy Enduring or Antidepressant Medications Iatrogenic? It’s all about the Squids and the Sea Bass
1/26/21 Ed Bullmore, FRCP, FRCPsych,

University of Cambridge
Inflamed Depression
2/2/21 Nathalie Moise, MD, MS
Columbia University
Mental Health and Primary Care: Where Do We Go From Here?
2/9/21 Elyn R. Saks, JD, PhD
University of Southern California - Irvine
Refusing Care: Forced Treatment and the Rights of the Mentally Ill
2/16/21 Durga Roy, MD
Johns Hopkins University
There’s Nothing ‘Mild’ about Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Concussion
2/23/21 Elise Robinson, PhD
Broad Institute
Genetic Clues to Autism Heterogeneity
3/2/21 Maya Prabhu, MD, LLB
Yale University
Migration and Mental Health
3/9/21 Cathy Spatz Widom, PhD
City University of New York and John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Longterm Consequences of Childhood Abuse and Neglect: What Has Happened to these Children?
3/16/21 Mark Olfson, MD, MPH
Columbia Universit
Socioeconomic Adversity and Deaths of Despa
3/23/21 Constantine Lyketsos, MD, MHS
Johns Hopkins University
Psychiatric Nosology in Later Life: The DSM is not
3/30/21 Matt Jacobs, DO
Stony Brook University
Presentation by Chief Resident of Research in
4/6/21 C. Neill Epperson, MD
University of Colorado
Enduring Impact of Childhood Adversity: Observations at Reproductive Transitions
4/13/21 Frederick Barrett, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
Neuropsychopharmacology of Psychedelic Drugs
4/20/21 Brent Forester, MD
Harvard University - McClean
Evaluation and Management of the Behavioral Symptoms of Neurocognitive Disorders
4/27/21 Ted Satterthwaite, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Large-scale Neuroimaging Studies in Youth: Opportunities and Challenges for Understanding Developmental Psychopathology
5/4/21 Anka Vujanovic, PhD
University of Texas - Houston
First Responder Mental Health: Empirical and Clinical Considerations
5/11/21 Outpatient Psychiatry Residents
Stony Brook University
Presentation by the PGY-3 and PGY-4 Psychiatry Residents
5/18/21 Colleen A. Hanlon, PhD
Wake Forest University
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
5/25/21 John Kern, MD
University of Washington
Collaborative Care of Psychiatric Disorder in the Primary Care Setting: A Gold Standard
6/1/21 Dost Ongur, MD, PhD
Harvard University - McClean
MR Spectroscopy Studies of Brain Bioenergetics in Psychotic Disorders
6/8/21 Research Day Research Day