Grand Rounds Archive

June 29, 2022

Precision Psychiatry in Depression:
A Focus on Neural Circuits & Treatments

Leanne Williams, PhD
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and, by courtesy, Psychology
Stanford University School of Medicine

June 22, 2022

Brickell Grand Rounds

The Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality (CAMS) with Youth Who are Suicidal

David A. Jobes, Ph.D., ABPP
Professor of Psychology and Associate Director of Clinical Training at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. 
 Director of the CUA Suicide Prevention Lab (CUA SPL); 
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

June 15, 2022

Graduation Ceremony for the Adult Residency Program

Graduation Ceremony for Clinical Psychology and Fellowship Training Programs 

June 8, 2022

2022 Annual Meeting for Faculty and Staff

June 1, 2022

Ralph Wharton Grand Rounds Lecture

Stress and Aging: How Psychological Stress Accelerates or Slows Cellular Aging Processes

Elissa Epel, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Psychiatry
University of California, San Francisco

May 18, 2022

DeHirsch Robinson Lecture

Multimodal Environmental Influences on Disparities in Learning and the Achievement Gap

Amy Margolis, PhD
Associate Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

May 11, 2022

Towards a Computational Understanding of Neuromodulated Decision-making Behavior

Kiyohito Iigaya, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

May 4, 2022

Alexander Glassman Lecture

A Personal Homage to Alexander Glassman’s Influence on Research in Treatment of Major Depression

Alan F. Schatzberg, MD  
Kenneth T. Norris, Jr. Professor of Psychiatry and
Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University

April 20, 2022

Sex Differences in the Behavioral Responses to Drugs of Abuse:
Translational Evidence from Human and Non-human Primate Laboratory Studies

Suzette M. Evans, PhD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

April 13, 2022

Viola Bernard Grand Rounds Lecture

Looking in All the Wrong Places:
Rethinking Our Approach to Supporting Mental Health and Academic Achievement Among Latinx Children in Marginalized Communities

Esther J. Calzada, PhD
Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion
Norma and Clay Leben Professor in Child and Family Behavioral Health
The University of Texas at Austin 
Steve Hicks School of Social Work

April 6, 2022

Clinical Updates in Psychiatry Series:
Therapeutic Use of Psychedelic and Dissociative Medications in Psychiatry

Ronit Kishon, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) in Psychiatry 
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Joshua Berman, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry 
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

David Hellerstein, MD 
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

March 30, 2022

Spiegel Lecture

Evolving Perspectives on the Neural Bases of Self-regulation

Kevin N. Ochsner, PhD
Professor and Chair in the Department of Psychology  
Columbia University

March 23, 2022

Inner Workings of Channelrhodopsins and Brains

Karl Deisseroth, MD PhD
D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

March 16, 2022

Essock Lecture

Addressing Ethnoracial Disparities in Mental Health Risk, Assessment, and Service Access and Delivery

Roberto Lewis-Fernández, MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry 
Columbia University

March 9, 2022

Hallucinating Mice, Dopamine and Immunity – Towards Mechanistic Treatment Targets for Psychotic Disorders

Katharina Schmack, MD, PhD
Clinical Science Group Leader
The Francis Crick Institute

March 2, 2022

Mumford Award

Intervening to Reduce Mental Health Disparities for Youth of Color

Margarita Alegria, PhD
Professor, Harvard Medical School
Harry G. Lehnert, Jr. and Lucille F. Cyr Endowed Chair, Mass General Research Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital

February 16, 2022

Revisiting the Safety of SSRI Use During Pregnancy:
Are We Causing More Harm Than Good?

Jay Gingrich, MD, PhD
Sackler Institute Professor of Developmental Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

February 9, 2022

Childhood Anxiety and OCD:
Can Brain Guide Treatment?

Kate D. Fitzgerald, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

February 2, 2022

Circuit Level Theories in Motor Learning

G. Sean Escola, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

January 26, 2022 

Stanford Accelerated Intelligent Neuromodulation Therapy

Nolan Williams, MD
Assistant Professor 
Stanford University Medical Center

January 19, 2022

Personalized Deep-Brain Stimulation for Treatment Resistant Depression

Katherine Scangos, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor

January 5, 2022

Clinical Updates in Psychiatry Reaching the Margins:
Tailored Treatment Approaches for Addiction

Providing Affirming Care to LGBTQ+ Patients:
Updates on Research and Practice

Jeremy D. Kidd, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center 

A Novel Telehealth Model for Improved Retention in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

Arthur Robin Williams, MD, MBE
Assistant Professor
Columbia University Irving Medical Center 

Family Matters: Use of CRAFT Family Group to Improve Outcomes for Individuals with SUDs

Samantha J. Lookatch, PhD
Instructor in Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University Irving Medical Center 

December 15, 2021

Why is Examining the Geometry of How the Brain Represents Information Important to Psychiatry?

C. Daniel Salzman, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Department of Neuroscience
Columbia University

December 1, 2021

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion presents the Addressing Structural Racism Series

Structural Competency: Medicine for the Inequalities That Make Us Sick

Helena Hansen, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair of Research Theme in Translational Social Science and Health Equity
Associate Director of the Center for Social Medicine
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

November 17, 2021

Neurosteroids and GABA Receptors:
From Lab Bench to Medicine Chest

Steven M. Paul, MD
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, Karuna Therapeutics
Professor of Psychiatry
Washington University School of Medicine

November 10, 2021

Reward and Emotional Regulation:
Using Neuroscience to Develop New Brain-based Treatments for Bipolar Disorder

Mary L. Phillips, MD
Pittsburgh Foundation-Emmerling Endowed Chair in
Psychotic Disorders; Professor in Psychiatry and
Clinical and Translational Science
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

November 3, 2021


Medications as Foundation for Stimulant Use Disorder Treatment:
Is it Time?

Steven Shoptaw, PhD
Professor in Family Medicine and Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Vice Chair for Research in Family Medicine
UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

October 27, 2021

LGBTQ-Affirmative Mental Health Care:
From Theory to Trials to Community Implementation and Global Dissemination

John Pachankis, PhD
Susan Dwight Bliss Associate Professor of Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences)
Yale School of Public Health

October 20, 2021

How Memory Guides Value-Based Decisions

Daphna Shohamy, PhD
Columbia University

October 13, 2021

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month 

Intimate Partner Violence Against Women:
A Global Overview

Claudia García-Moreno, MD, MSc
Unit Head, Addressing the needs of vulnerable populations unit
Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research
World Health Organization

October 6, 2021

Health Professional Mental Health:
Preventing Suicide and Building Resilience Among Our Own

Christine Moutier, MD
Chief Medical Officer
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

September 29, 2021

Developmental Psychobiology Grand Rounds (former Sackler Grand Rounds for this year) 

Signatures of Maternal Stress in the Human Fetal Connectome and Relation to Timing and Delivery

Moriah E. Thomason, PhD 
Barakett Associate Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Population Health
New York University School of Medicine

September 22, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month 

Mental Health Care Disparities and Hispanics in the United States:
Culture, Epidemiology, and Policy

Joshua Breslau PhD, ScD 
Senior Health Behavioral Scientist
RAND Corporation

September 1, 2021

Loneliness and Isolation vs. Wisdom and Compassion: From Biology to Intervention

Dilip V. Jeste, MD
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences
University of California San Diego

July 28, 2021

Confronting Gun Violence in America:
The Medical Community’s Role in Preventing Firearm-Related Violence

Chana A. Sacks, MD, MPH
Co-Director, MGH Center for Gun Violence Prevention
Division of General Internal Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

July 21, 2021

The Dr. June Jackson Christmas Program Presents Grand Rounds

Health Disparities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ayana Jordan, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Yale School of Medicine

Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

Eraka P. Bath, MD
Associate Professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Vice Chair for Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute in the David Geffen School of Medicine

July 14, 2021

Population Neuroscience of the Developing Brain

Tomas Paus, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
University of Montreal
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire

July 7, 2021

Risk and Resilience to Psychosis in Alzheimer Disease

Robert A. Sweet, MD
UPMC Endowed Professor in Psychiatric Neuroscience and
Professor of Neurology and Clinical and Translational Science
University of Pittsburgh

June 30, 2021

Why There Are Two Classification Systems in Psychiatry and How They Differ

Michael B. First, MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University Medical Center
Geoffrey M. Reed, PhD
Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) 
Columbia University Medical Center

June 23, 2021

The Sixth Vital Sign:
Lessons of the Opioid Crisis

Sally Satel, MD
Lecturer in Psychiatry
Yale University

June 2, 2021

Serious Mental Illness as a Social Justice and Public Health Issue:
A New Direction for Fountain House

Ashwin Vasan, ScM, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Population and Family Health and Medicine
Columbia University

May 26, 2021

Culturally Centering Medications for Opioid Use Disorder:
Community Engaged Implementation Research With Tribal Partners

Aimee Campbell, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatric Social Work
Columbia University

May 19, 2021

Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Addressing Structural Racism Series

Social (In)justice and Mental Health

Ruth Shim, MD, MPH
Luke & Grace Kim Professor in Cultural Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Associate Dean of Diverse and Inclusive Education
University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Sarah Vinson, MD
Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics
Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program
Morehouse School of Medicine

May 12, 2021

Viola Bernard Grand Rounds 

Preventive Interventions for Child Maltreatment

Sheree Toth, PhD 
Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry
University of Rochester

April 28, 2021

Neural Substrates of Social Dysfunction in Schizophrenia

Gaurav H. Patel, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychiatry 
Columbia University

April 21, 2021


Anti-Suicidal Treatments:
The Role of Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy

Maria A. Oquendo, MD, PhD
Ruth Meltzer Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, President
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, President

April 14, 2021

Neocortical Interneuron Myelination:
Fundamental Mechanisms and Clinical Translation

Steven A. Kushner, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University

April 7, 2021

Understanding the Challenges and Resiliencies of Immigrant Origin Children & Youth

Carola Suárez-Orozco, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Counseling & School Psychology
University of Massachusetts Boston

March 31, 2021

DeHirsch Robinson Lecture

The Reading Brain and Dyslexia in a Digital World

Maryanne Wolf, PhD 
Director, Center For Dyslexia, Diverse Learners and Social Justice

March 24, 2021

Impact of Early Life Adversity on Neural and Behavioral Development:
Insights From a Translational Mouse Model

Kevin G. Bath, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University

March 17, 2021


Individual Level Predictive Modeling of Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Outcome”
Sean Luo, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Serotonin, Depression, and Fatty Acids
M. Elizabeth Sublette, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry


Intergenerational Pathways:
The Effects of Maternal Experience of Discrimination on the Offspring Brain
Marisa Spann, PhD
Associate Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry and Pediatrics)
Columbia University 

Moderator: Dr. Jeffrey Miller

March 10, 2021

Digital Therapeutics for Behavioral Health:
State of the Science and Vision for the Future

Lisa Marsch, PhD
Director, Center for Technology and Behavioral Health
Andrew G. Wallace Professor
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

March 3, 2021

From Genes to Biology:
A Perspective on the Genetic Architecture of Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Thomas Lehner, PhD, MPH
Scientific Director of Neuropsychiatric Disease Genomics 
New York Genome Center (NYGC)

February 24, 2021

The Influence of Pathological Brain Aging on the Course of Late-Life Depression:
Challenges and Opportunities

Warren D. Taylor, MD, MHSc
James G. Blakemore Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

February 17, 2021

Brain Mechanisms

Robin L  Carhart-Harris
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Brain Science
Imperial College London

February 10, 2021

Falling Through the Cracks:
Addressing Missed Opportunities to Identify and Connect Justice-Involved Youth to Psychiatric Care

Katherine Elkington, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medical Psychology, in Psychiatry
Columbia University

February 3, 2021

How to Flatten the Curve of Suicide Deaths in the U.S.: 
Lessons From COVID-19 Missteps

J. John Mann, MD
Paul Janssen Professor of Translational Neuroscience (in Psychiatry and in Radiology)
Columbia University

January 27, 2021

Advances in Computational Psychiatry:
Understanding (Cognitive) Control as a Network Process

Danielle S. Bassett, PhD, CPGS, BS
J. Peter Skirkanich Professor 
University of Pennsylvania

January 20, 2021

The HEALing Communities Study:
A Data Driven Community-Based Approach to Reduce Overdose Deaths in Highly Impacted Communities

Nabila El-Bassel
University Professor and Willma and Albert Musher Professor of Social Work
Columbia University School of Social Work

January 13, 2021

Health, Equity and Justice for People with Mental Illness

David C. Henderson, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion
Boston University School of Medicine

January 6, 2021

The Dopamine Synapse, Learning, and Psychiatric Neurodevelopmental Disorders

David Sulzer, PhD 
Professor of Neurobiology (in Psychiatry, Neurology and Pharmacology) 
Columbia University

December 16, 2020


Overcoming Mental Health and Addiction Stigma: Communication and Policy Strategies

Colleen L. Barry, PhD
Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management
Fred & Julie Soper Professorship
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

December 2, 2020


On Pseudoscience, Science, and the DSM:
Spitzer and On Being Sane in Insane Places

Susannah Cahalan

November 18, 2020


Tobacco Harm Reduction:
Controversies and a Path Forward

Dorothy Hatsukami, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
University of Minnesota Medical School

November 4, 2020

Four Decades of Research on Psychotherapy for Depression:
The Way Forward

Pim Cuijpers, PhD 
Professor, Head of the Department of Clinical, Neuro and Developmental Psychology 
Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

October 28, 2020

Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in the Era of Big Data

Damien Fair, PA-C, PhD
Associate Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychiatry
Oregon Health & Science University

October 21, 2020

Cholinergic Mechanisms in Stress-Related Behaviors Relevant to Depression

Marina R. Picciotto, PhD
Charles BG Murphy Professor in Psychiatry
Professor of Neuroscience and of Pharmacology
Deputy Chair for Basic Science
Yale University

October 14, 2020

How Can Global Health Innovations Help America Address its Mental Health Crisis?

Vikram H. Patel, MBBS, PhD
The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Co-Founder and Member of Managing Committee, Sangath

October 7, 2020

Technology and Implementation Science forging Public Mental Health Services Beyond COVID-19 (APA 2020 Judd Marmor Award Lecture)

Milton Wainberg, MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University

September 30, 2020

Mumford Award

A Marshall Plan for Child Development:  
Neighborhood Interventions

Kelly J. Kelleher, MD, MPH
Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health
ADS/Chlapaty Endowed Chair for Innovation in Pediatric Practice
Colleges of Medicine and Public Health
Ohio State University

September 23, 2020

Long-Haulers’ Are Redefining How We Think About COVID19

Craig Spencer, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Emergency Medicine and Population and Family Health
Columbia University

September 16, 2020

The Childhood Risk to Develop Anxiety and Depression:
A Translational Neuroscience Approach

Ned H. Kalin, MD
Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Hedberg Professor
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health—Madison 
Editor-in-Chief – American Journal of Psychiatry

September 2, 2020

Dissecting the Neural Computations Underlying Psychosis

Guillermo Horga, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University 

July 29, 2020

Beyond Telehealth: Digital Psychiatry’s Current Applications and Research

John Torous MD, MBI  
Director and Co Founder
Digital Psychiatry Division
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

July 22, 2020

HEALING Milestones & DERAILERS: A Guide for Understanding Grief & Promoting Adaptation to Loss

M. Katherine Shear MD
Marion E. Kenworthy Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University School of Social Work
Director, Center for Complicated Grief

July 15, 2020

Wellness and Coping in the Era of COVID-19: How to Practice What We Preach as Mental Health Experts

Anne Marie Albano, PhD, ABPP
Director, Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders
Co-Clinical Director, Youth Anxiety Center at Columbus Circle and Washington Heights
Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUIMC

July 8, 2020

A Clinical Pathologist’s Experience During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Eldad A. Hod, MD
Columbia University

July 1, 2020

Status of a Pandemic: What We Know and What We Don’t

Irwin Redlener, MD
Director, National Center for Disaster Preparedness
Earth Institute
Professor of Health Policy and Management
Mailman School of Public Health
Professor of Pediatrics
Columbia University