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The UIC Department of Psychiatry is dedicated to provide excellence in psychiatric research that includes basic neurobiology, cognitive neuroscience, health services, and interventions.

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Dr. Dana Rusch was invited to serve on Executive Advisory Board for the…

Dr. Dana Rusch was invited to serve on Executive Advisory Board for the Immigrant and Refugee-Led Ca...

Dr. Dana Rusch provided three guest lectures (Jan-March 2020) at non-UIC…

Dr. Dana Rusch provided three guest lectures (Jan-March 2020) at non-UIC graduate training programs ...

Congratulations to Dr. Emma Childs on receiving an R21 award from the National…

Congratulations to Emma Childs, PhD on receiving an R21 award from the National Institutes of Health...

Dr. Judith Cook was invited by National Institute on Disability, Independent…

Dr. Judith Cook was invited by NIDILRR to participate in the forum, Examining the Use of Biomarkers ...

Dr. Judith Cook was interviewed at the Orlando Sentinel Media Group

Dr. Judith Cook was interviewed by a senior reporter at the Orlando Sentinel Media Group about the i...

Dr. Brittany Rudd, in partnership with Judge Maria Granger and Indiana’s Floyd…

Dr. Brittany Rudd, in partnership with Judge Maria Granger and Indiana’s Floyd County Superior Court...

Dr. Amynah Pradhan would like to congratulate her former student, Zachariah…

Dr. Amynah Pradhan would like to congratulate her former student, Zachariah Bertels, who successfull...

Dr. Lisa Razzano was appointed to the Research and Practice Specialty Counsel,…

Dr. Lisa Razzano was appointed to the Research and Practice Specialty Counsel, American Psychologica...

Dr. Judith Cook and her team were featured in UIC Today

Dr. Judith Cook and her team were featured in UIC Today, announcing the funding of their new Center ...

Dr. Brittany Rudd was recently awarded two contracts funded by the Office of…

Dr. Brittany Rudd was recently awarded two contracts, in partnership with Dr. Naomi Goldstein from D...


Check out these training opportunities.

Illinois Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Initiative

We are currently recruiting participants for an evaluation of supported employment services for people with psychiatric disabilities in Chicago, Illinois. For information, contact Pam Steigman (312-413-80) at UIC.

Developing a Model to Promote Health and Recovery after Medical Hospitalizations

We’re getting ready to start recruiting participants for a study of successful discharge from the hospital following treatment for a medical condition in Chicago, Illinois. Check back soon for the start of recruitment.

Evaluation of Self-Directed Career Accounts on Vocational Outcomes of Supported Employment Recipients

In the coming year, we’ll be recruiting participants for a study of career financial accounts that are accessible to vocational rehabilitation clients in Chicago, Illinois. Check back in early 2018 for the start of recruitment.

Mothers and their Daughters Needed for Research Study

Dr. Katie Burkhouse (Ph.D.) at The University of Illinois at Chicago is conducting a research study on mothers and their daughters. In this study, we are looking at brain responses to emotional information among mothers and their daughters. The study hopes to learn how mothers’ and their daughter’s moods can affect each other. You may be eligible if you:

Participants needed for Hot Flash research study

Dr. Pauline Maki, Ph.D. at the University of Illinois Chicago, with Dr. David Walega, MD, MSCI at Northwestern Medicine, is conducting a research study to investigate hot flashes.

Participants needed for Depression research study

Dr. Heide Klumpp, Ph.D. at the University of Illinois at Chicago is conducting a research study to investigate mechanisms of talk therapy for depression. You may be eligible if you are:

Participants needed for Depression iPhone app study

Dr. Heide Klumpp (PhD) and Dr. Alex Leow (PhD) at The University of Illinois at Chicago are conducting a research study on depression. This study is testing sleep measures (collected with a sleep watch) and digital behaviors (collected by using the “BiAffect” app) to predict and monitor mood symptoms and thinking patterns over time. You may be eligible to participate if you:

Participants needed for Insomnia iPhone app study

Dr. Heide Klumpp (PhD) and Dr. Alex Leow (PhD) at The University of Illinois at Chicago are conducting a research study on insomnia. This study is testing sleep measures (collected with a sleep watch) and digital behaviors (collected by using the “BiAffect” app) to predict and monitor mood symptoms and thinking patterns over time. You may be eligible to participate if you:

Participants needed for paid study on the biology of depression and suicide risk

The CLEAR Lab at UIC is seeking participants for a paid research study on the biology of stress, depression, and suicide risk. We aim to make our study as inclusive as possible by recruiting participants of all ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic statuses. If you think you know someone who may be interested in our study, please feel free to forward this message.

Adults Age 60 or Older Needed for Paid Research Study!

This study is examining why people experience another episode of depression after successful treatment. We hope to determine what clinical, social, and biological factors predict future depressive episodes or may be warning signs of the return of depression.

Learn how to participate