|UIC Psychiatry Department News|
May 27, 2011
Gonzalez Joins JINS Editorial Board
Raul Gonzalez, PhD has been appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (JINS). JINS covers development of cognitive processes, brain-behavior relationships, adult and child neuropsychology, disorders of speech and language, and the interface of neuropsychology with related areas, such as cognitive neuroscience, behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry. Dr. Gonzalez joins Eileen Martin, PhD on the editorial board.
Pavuluri Quoted in CNN and UIC News
Mani Pavuluri, MD, PhD was quoted in a CNN.com article about the practice of prescribing medications for very young children with mental health disorders. Full text of the article is available at: http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/05/23/kids.overmedicated/
This was also reported in the May 25, 2011 UIC News in the “Quotable” section: http://www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/uicnews/articledetail.cgi?id=15384.
Book: Blitzstein Publishes Lange Q&A Psychiatry
Sean Blitzstein, MD (Director, Psychiatry Clerkship) reports his book, Lange Q&A Psychiatry is now in press (New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, 10th Edition). Contributors from UIC include: Marika Wrzosek, MD (PGY-3), Shetal Amin, MD (former resident), Martina Gunaratnam, MD (PGY-4), and Anoop Vermani, MD (former resident and current Child Fellow). The text is “the most thorough and up-to-date psychiatry review available for the USMLE Step 2 CK and psychiatry clerkship exam” and includes 800+ board-style questions that cover core competencies. Additional information is available at: http://www.mhprofessional.com/product.php?isbn=0071703454
Article: Bell Essay in Clinical Psychiatry News
Carl Bell, MD discusses a recent report on suicide prevention by the U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin in “Adviser’s Viewpoint: Proactive Approaches to Preventing Suicide” in the May 2011 Clinical Psychiatry News. Full text of the article is available at: http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/elsevier/cpn_201105/index.php?startid=10#/10
APA News: Baslet Nominated APA Fellow
Gastón Baslet, MD was nominated a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association during its May 14-18, 2011 annual meeting held in Honolulu, HI.
APA News: Astrachan-Fletcher, PhD and Baslet Lead APA Course
Also at the APA May meeting, Ellen Astrachan-Fletcher, PhD and Gastón Baslet, MD led a four-hour course entitled, “Neuroscientific Understandings in Psychotherapy.”
APA News (Poster): Baslet, Uliaszek and Prensky Present at APA Annual Meeting
Gastón Baslet, MD, Amanda Uliaszek, and Eric Prensky, PhD presented a poster entitled, “Patterns of Emotion Processing in Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures” in a New Research session at the APA May meeting.
Photo Op Dates for New Physician Photos
The following dates are available for new physician photos: