Grand Rounds Archive

June 5, 2024

LGBTQ Pride Month Grand Rounds

Utilizing Human-To-Animal Behavioral Paradigms To Uncover Neural Mechanisms Underlying Bipolar Disorder and Testing Potential Therapeutics

Jared Young, PhD
Professor in Residence
University of California San Diego

May 29, 2024

The Dr. Irville and Helen MacKinnon Grand Rounds

New Directions in Psychoanalysis: Emerging Insights from the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research 

Justin Richardson, MD
Director, The Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

May 22, 2024

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

Histories and Legacies of Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Racial Exclusion in the United States: Immigration, Precarity, Human Trafficking, and Healthcare

Kimberly Chang, MD, MPH
Family Physician and Director of Human Trafficking and Healthcare Policy | Asian Health Services 
Speaker of the House, Executive Board of Directors | National Association of Community Health Centers
Faculty, Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation | Futures Without Violence
Commissioner, President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders | White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

May 15, 2024

Alexander H. Glassman Lecture

Neuroactive Steroids in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Peripartum Major Depressive Disorder: A Translational Research Journey

Kristina M. Deligiannidis, MD
Director, Women’s Behavioral Health, Zucker Hillside Hospital, Northwell Health
Medical Director, Reproductive Psychiatry, Project TEACH, NYS Office of Mental Health
Professor of Psychiatry, Molecular Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Professor, Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, Northwell Health

May 1, 2024

Essock Lectureship Endowment Series

Harnessing Implementation Science in Psychiatry: Lessons Learned and Hopes for the Next Generation of Research​

Rinad S. Beidas, PhD
Chair and Ralph Seal Paffenbarger Professor of Medical Social Sciences
Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University

April 24, 2024

DeHirsch Robinson Grand Rounds

Integrating Anxiety and Self-Regulation within Reading Interventions

Sharon Vaughn, PhD
Executive Director, The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk
Manuel J. Justiz Endowed Chair in Education
The University of Texas at Austin

April 17, 2024

Institute for Developmental Sciences Grand Rounds

Behavioral Inhibition as a Developmental Tether to Social Anxiety

Koraly Perez-Edgar, PhD
McCourtney Professor of Child Studies and Professor of Psychology
Penn State University

April 10, 2024

Emily Mumford Grand Rounds

Developing Interventions for Geriatric Depression

George S. Alexopoulos, MD
SP Tobin and AM Cooper Professor Emeritus
DeWitt Wallace Distinguished Scholar
Weill Cornell Medical College

April 3, 2024

Spotlight on Innovation - Early Stage Investigators Series

Pattern Separation as a Treatment Target for Overgeneralization: From Circuits to Clinical Trials

Wei-li Chang, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Developing Targeted Treatments To Alleviate Stress-Induced Psychiatric Disorders by Modulating Inflammatory Mechanisms: A Translational Approach

Alessia Mastrodonato, PhD
Associate Research Scientist
Columbia University

Is Data-Driven Computational Psychiatry Living Up to Its Promise?

Xi Zhu, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurobiology (in Psychiatry) 
Columbia University

March 27, 2024

Suicide Clusters, Spatial and Temporal Correlations, and Their Environmental and Social Determinants in the United States: Leveraging Novel Methods for Prevention and Intervention

Katherine M. Keyes, PhD, MPH
Professor of Epidemiology
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

March 20, 2024

Women in Sciences Empowerment (WiSE Lecture)

Ghosts From the Past: Enduring Effects of Childhood Adversity on Mood and Cognition During Menopause

C. Neill Epperson, MD
Robert Freedman Endowed Professor
Chair of the Department of Psychiatry
University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus

March 13, 2024

The COVID-19 Generation: Lessons from the COMBO Initiative

Catherine Monk, PhD
Diana Vagelos Professor of Women’s Mental Health (in Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Professor of Medical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry
Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Dani Dumitriu, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Rachel Marsh, PhD
Irving Philips Professor of Medical Psychology (in Child Psychology)
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

March 6, 2024

The Relationship of Neuroinflammaiton to Depression and Suicide Risk

Jeffrey M. Miller, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute

February 28, 2024

Neurobiology of Touch and Pain, From Mice to Mole Rats

Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, PhD
Associate Professor, HHMI Freeman Hrabowski Scholar
Columbia University
Department of Biological Sciences
Zuckerman Mind, Brain, Behavior Institute

February 21, 2024

Gut Feelings: The Microbiome as a Key Regulator of Brain & Behaviour Across the Lifespan

John F. Cryan, BSc (Hons), PhD
Professor & Chair, Dept. of Anatomy & Neuroscience
University College Cork
Vice President for Research & Innovation
Principal Investigator in the APC Microbiome Institute

February 14, 2024

Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion's Grand Rounds Event in honor of Black History Month

Structural Racism and Social Determinants of Psychosis

Deidre M. Anglin, PhD
Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Clinical Psychology PhD Program
The City College of the City University of New York (CUNY) 
The Graduate Center of CUNY

February 7, 2024

Viola Bernard Grand Rounds

Evidence-Based Treatment for Culturally-Diverse Populations: Does Cultural Competence Matter?

Stanley J. Huey, Jr., PhD
Associate Professor
University of Southern California

January 31, 2024

Clinical Updates Series

Advances in Biological Therapies for
Treatment-Resistant Depression

James W. Murrough, MD, PhD
Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Depression and Anxiety Center for Discovery and Treatment
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

January 24, 2024

Probing and Rescuing Dysfunctional Brain Circuits in Depression

Conor M. Liston, MD, PhD
Professor of Neuroscience and Psychiatry
Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute
and the Department of Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medicine

January 17, 2024

Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion's Grand Rounds

From Stigma to Strength:
Exploring the Role of Discrimination and Belonging in Mental Health Research

Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH
Professor and Chair of Psychiatry and Neurosciences
UC Riverside School of Medicine

January 10, 2024

Clinical Update Series

A Systemic, Evidence-Based Approach to Addressing School Avoidance  

Anne Marie Albano, PhD, ABPP
Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Director of Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD)
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Anthony C. Puliafico, PhD
Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

December 20, 2023

The Rise and Fall of Collaborative Models in Primary Care Settings:
An Equity-informed Implementation Science Perspective
 

Nathalie Moise, MD, MS
Florence Irving Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Implementation Science, Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

December 13, 2023

Waelsch Memorial Neuroscience Lecture

Human Brain Organoids as Avatars to Understand Brain Development and Disease

Paola Arlotta, PhD
The Golub Family Professor and Chair 
Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
Harvard University

November 29, 2023

Using the Mouse to Study Neuronal Mechanisms With Relevance for Schizophrenia

Christoph Kellendonk, PhD
Professor of Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics in Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

November 15, 2023

Eric D. Hadar Distinguished Lecture in Psychiatry

Integrating Pharmacotherapy and Behavioral Therapy in Treating Patients with Substance Use Disorders

Roger D. Weiss, MD
Chief, Division of Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

November 8, 2023

Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion's Grand Rounds in Honor of Native American Heritage Month

Bridging Worlds of Indigenous and Western Science in Addiction Assessment and Treatment

Kamilla Venner, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
University of New Mexico

November 1, 2023

Spotlight on Innovation - Early Stage Investigators Series

Hippocampal and Genetic Mechanisms of Intergenerational Depression 

Milenna van Dijk, Milenna
Research Scientist IV & Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Department of Psychiatry
Columbia University

Understanding Implications of Genetic Explanations for Addiction

Matthew S. Lebowitz, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University

Machine Learning Methods in Precision Psychiatry:
Case Studies from RDoC and SUD Research 

Ying Liu, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Biostatistics in Psychiatry
Columbia University

October 25, 2023

Computational Phenotyping of Communication Behavior in Psychosis
and Other Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Cheryl M. Corcoran, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Program Leader in Psychosis Risk
Icahn School of Medicine in Mount Sinai

October 18, 2023

Prenatal Exposures to Maternal Depression and Antidepressant Mediations:
Pieces of a Complex Puzzle

Ardesheer (Adi) Talati, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurobiology (in Psychiatry) 
Columbia University Irving Medical Center  

October 11, 2023

Brickell Memorial Award Grand Rounds

Building Bridges Over Troubled Waters:
HAVEN-Connect Suicide Prevention Program for Black Youth in Faith Communities

Sherry Molock, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology 
George Washington University 

October 4, 2023

In Honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Caring for Families Impacted by Domestic Violence:
Integration of Research, Practice, and Policy

Obianuju Berry, MD, MPH
Director, Domestic Violence Mental Health Initiatives
NYC Health + Hospitals
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
NYU Grossman School of Medicine

September 27, 2023

The Dr. Herbert Spiegel Lectureship

Unified Transdiagnostic Models of Brain Network Dysfunction in Psychiatric Disorders

Vinod Menon, PhD
Rachel L. and Walter F. Nichols, MD, 
Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and, 
Professor, by courtesy, of Neurology & Neurological Sciences and Education  
Stanford Medicine

September 13, 2023

Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion's Grand Rounds Event 
in Honor of Hispanic Heritage

The Latino Population:
Thoughts on Health Status and Diversity in Higher Education

Ana F. Abraído-Lanza
Vice Dean and Professor of Social Work
School of Social Work
Columbia University

September 6, 2023

Uncuffed: Assessing the Impact of Criminal Justice Status on Emergency Psychiatric Care

Elizabeth B. Ford, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

August 2, 2023

Clinical and Biological Phenotyping for Suicidal Behavior in Youth

Nadine M. Melhem, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Program for the Neurobiology of Stress Response and Suicide
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

July 26, 2023

The June Jackson Christmas Grand Rounds

Safeguarding a City's Mental Health:
Boston's Inaugural Chief Behavioral Health Officer

Kevin Simon, MD MPH
Chief Behavioral Health Officer
Boston Public Health Commission 

July 19, 2023

Developing Synergistic, Bio-behavioral Interventions to Leverage Neuroplasticity Windows and Improve Emotional Disorders

Rebecca B. Price, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology
University of Pittsburgh

July 12, 2023

Spotlight on Innovation - Early Stage Investigators Series

Unravelling the Neurodevelopmental Complexity Caused by Loss of CHD8

Rebecca Muhle, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Hippocampal Glutamate and Associated Biomarkers in Schizophrenia

Jia Guo, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology (in Psychiatry), Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Olfactory Functioning in Alzheimer’s Disease: 
Pathology, Profiles, and Prognosis

Jeffrey Motter, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry), Columbia University Irving Medical Center

June 7, 2023

Columbia University Institute for Developmental Sciences Grand Rounds

Changing How We Think About the Early Human Brain and Neurodevelopmental Conditions Such as Autism; Informing Intervention Options

Gráinne M. McAlonan, PhD, MBBS
Professor of Translational Neuroscience
King's Collge London

May 31, 2023

Mechanism of Rapid Antidepressant Action

Lisa M. Monteggia, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology
Barlow Family Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute
Vanderbilt School of Medicine

May 17, 2023

Environmental Risk and Resilience Mechanisms for Psychiatric Disorders

Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, MD
Director of the Central Institute of Mental Health
Medical Director, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy based in Mannheim, Germany
Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
at the University of Heidelberg, Germany

May 10, 2023

Clinical Updates Grand Rounds

Perinatal Mental Health: An Update for Clinicians 

Elizabeth M. Fitelson, MD
Professor of Psychiatry 
Director of the Women's Program 
Columbia University Irving Medical Center 
and
Nicole Pacheco, MD
Clinical Instructor of Psychiatry
Women's Mental Health Program 
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

May 3, 2023

Alexander H. Glassman Grand Rounds

Scaling Single-Session Interventions to Bridge Gaps in Mental Health Ecosystems

Jessica L. Schleider, PhD
Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology
Stony Brook University

April 26, 2023

Emily Mumford Grand Rounds

Psychiatric Epidemiology Studies of Puerto Rican Children

Héctor R. Bird, MD
Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University 
Professor of Psychiatry, Ponce Medical School
and
Glorisa Canino, PhD
Professor at the School of Medicine, 
Deanship of Academic Affairs & Director of the Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, 
University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine

April 12, 2023

DeHirsch Robinson Grand Rounds

Early Development of Number Knowledge:
Identifying Risk of Learning Disability

David C. Geary, PhD
Curators' Distinguished Professor
University of Missouri

April 5, 2023

Gender Affirmation:
An Intersectional Framework Informing Intervention Science to Promote Transgender Health

Jae Sevelius, PhD 
Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

March 29, 2023

Viola Bernard Grand Rounds

Disparities in Mental Health Service Use of Latinx Youth:
Identifying and Responding to Youth and Family Needs  

Omar G. Gudiño, PhD, ABPP 
Director and Associate Professor, Clinical Child Psychology Program
The University of Kansas

March 22, 2023

Essock Lecture Grand Rounds

The Use of Human Centered Design to Improve Uptake of Psychosocial Interventions:
Lessons Learned from the UW ALACRITY Center

Patricia Areán, PhD 
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director of the ALACRITY Center
Director of the CREATIV Lab
University of Washington

March 15, 2023

Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia-Related Apathy:
Recent Advances

Krista Lanctot, PhD
Senior Scientist, Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology/Toxicology
Vice Chair, Basic and Clinical Sciences, Department of Psychiatry
Sunnybrook Research Institute and University of Toronto

March 8, 2023

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

Suicide Risk as a Consequence of Structural Racism

Sean Joe, MSW, PhD
Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development
Founding Director, Race and Opportunity Lab
Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis

March 1, 2023

Insights Into the Genetic Architecture of Psychiatric Disorders Through Population-Scale Sequencing

Tarjinder "TJ" Singh, PhD
Assistant Professor in Computational and Statistical Genomics
Columbia University Department of Psychiatry and the New York State Psychiatric Institute

February 22, 2023

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

Strengths Based Approaches to Substance Use Prevention for Black Girls

Ijeoma Opara Ph.D., L.M.S.W., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences at the School of Public Health
Founder and Director
Substance Abuse & Sexual Health Lab
Yale University

February 15, 2023

Advancing Psychiatric Care through Clinical Neuroscience

Daniel Pine, MD
Distinguished Scientist
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

February 8, 2023

Quieting the Obsessive Mind: Novel Interventions for Adults with OCD

Carolyn Rodriguez, MD, PhD
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University School of Medicine

February 1, 2023

Nature, Nurture, and The Neuroscience of Parenthood

Bianca J. Marlin, PhD
Herbert and Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Cell Research
Department of Psychology, Department of Neuroscience
Principal Investigator at Columbia University
Zuckerman Institute

January 25, 2023

Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Center for Precision Psychiatry & Mental Health

Steven A. Kushner, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University
Research Scientist, New York State Psychiatric Institute
Co-Director, SNF Center for Precision Psychiatry & Mental Health

January 18, 2023

Hot Topics Grand Rounds Series

Philip Kreniske, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Hyun Kim, PhD
T32 Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychiatry
Memory Disorders Center
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Doron Amsalem, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

January 11, 2023

The Addressing Structural Racism Series

Presented by the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Black-White Disparities in Preterm Birth: Race or Racism

Paula A. Braveman, MD, MPH
Professor, Family and Community Medicine
Director, Center on Social Disparities in Health
University of California, San Francisco

January 4, 2023

Clinical Updates on DBT

Zachary K. Blumkin, PsyD, ABPP
Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Beth Brodsky, PhD
Associate Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

December 14, 2022

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

Addressing Microaggressions in Academic Medicine:
A Path to Inclusion 
 

Kupiri W.  Ackerman-Barger, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN
Associate Dean for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (VCDEI/OHEDI)
Office for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Director of Faculty Development for Education and Teaching
UC Davis Health
Professor, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

November 30

Fear and Reward Processing in PTSD:
Diagnostic and Treatment Implications

Yuval Neria, PhD
Professor of Clinical Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry and Epidemiology)
Columbia University Irivng Medical Center

November 16, 2022

Eric D. Hadar Distinguished Lecture in Psychiatry

Can We Rescue Stress and Trauma Related Pathophysiology in Addiction to Improve Treatment Outcomes?

Rajita Sinha, PhD
Foundations Fund Endowed Professor in Psychiatry
Professor in Neuroscience and in Child Study
Yale University School of Medicine

November 9, 2022

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

Cultural Humility:
Interrupting Scripts of Racial Inequality to Achieve Health Equity

Jann Murray-García, MD, MPH
Associate Clinical Professor
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
University of California, Davis

November 2, 2022

Manipulating Individual Fear Memories

Christine A. Denny,  PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurobiology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

October 26, 2022

Waelsch Memorial Neuroscience Lecture

One Brain Many Genomes:
Somatic Mutations in Neuropsychiatric Disease

Christopher A. Walsh, MD, PhD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Chief, Division of Genetics and Genomics, Boston Children's Hospital
Bullard Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Harvard Medical School

October 19, 2022

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

Leveraging Medical Education Research to Contribute to Health Equity

Cristina Gonzalez, MD, MEd
Associate Director of the Institute for Excellence in Health Equity
New York University Grossman School of Medicine

October 12, 2022

Beloved Community: Systems That Care

Warren Y.K. Ng, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

September 28, 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month Grand Rounds

A Call to Action:
Reducing Racial and Ethnic Health Inequities in People with Serious Mental Illness

Leopoldo J. Cabassa, PhD, MSW
Professor & Director, PhD Program in Social Work
George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis

September 21, 2022

Prediction and Prevention for Youth at High Risk for Psychosis

Carrie Bearden, PhD
Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Psychology
UCLA

September 14, 2022

"Bench to Bedside" - From Mechanism to Treatment in Anorexia Nervosa

Joanna Steinglass, MD
Professor of Psychiatry 
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

September 7, 2022

The Pervasive Disruption of Brain Functions by Dopamine in Schizophrenia

Anissa Abi-Dargham, MD
Distinguished Professor 
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Stony Brook University

July 27, 2022

The Dr. June Jackson Christmas Program Annual Grand Rounds 

Church Affiliated Mental Health Clinics

Lena L. Green, DSW, LCSW
Executive Director, The HOPE Center 
Clinical Adjunct Faculty, NYU Silver School of Social Work

Weathering the Storm Through Therapeutic Landscapes

Francois Williams, MD 
Resident Psychiatrist 
Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas

July 20, 2022

Clinical Updates Grand Rounds

Brain Stimulation Approaches in Psychiatry in 2022

Tonisha Kearney-Ramos, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurobiology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Quieting Hallucinatory Voices With Noninvasive Brain Stimulation

Michael Avissar, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

ECT in Clinical Practice

Florian Bahr, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

July 13, 2022

Investigating the Pathophysiology of Auditory Hallucinations With Electrophysiology and fMRI

Judith Ford, PhD
Co-Director, Brain Imaging and EEG Lab
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of California, San Francisco

July 6, 2022

Hot Topics

Prenatal Maternal Sleep:
Intergenerational Effects on Offspring Neurodevelopment

Claudia I. Lugo-Candelas, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University Irving Medical Center 

Opioid-Induced Androgen Deficiency and Treatment Considerations for Men With Opioid Use Disorder

Christina Brezing, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Columbia University Irving Medical Center 

Neural Decoding in Clinical Science

Noam Schneck, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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

Speakers:
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
UCSF

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

HADAR LECTURE 

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
Professor
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
and
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
and
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

ALEXANDER H. GLASSMAN MEMORIAL GRAND ROUNDS

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
UCLA

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

HOT TOPICS GRAND ROUNDS 

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

and

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

Psychedelics:
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

ESSOCK LECTURE 

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

SPITZER MEMORIAL LECTURE

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

Susannah Cahalan
Author

November 18, 2020

HADAR LECTURE

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 COVID-19

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
Pathologist 
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