Psychiatry Care Live

CME Speakers

Major Depressive Disorder

  • Tonya L. Fancher, MD, MPH

    Tonya L. Fancher, MD, MPH

    Tonya L. Fancher, MD, MPH

    Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine

    Tonya L. Fancher, MD, MPH, is Associate Dean of Workforce Innovation and Interim Associate Dean for Diversity at the UC Davis School of Medicine. A primary care-trained general internist, her current research focuses on medical education, underserved care, the provision of mental health care in the primary care setting and depression in Southeast Asian populations. She is the director of the HRSA Center for a Diverse Health Care Workforce, and principal investigator on an American Medical Association grant for a 3-year accelerated pathway through medical school that is linked to primary care internal medicine and family medicine residency programs at UC Davis and Kaiser Permanente in Northern California. Dr Fancher received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine.
  • Margaret L. Smith, MD, MPH, MHSA

    Margaret L. Smith, MD, MPH, MHSA

    Margaret L. Smith, MD, MPH, MHSA

    Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine

    Margaret L. Smith, MD, MPH, MHSA, is an assistant professor of family medicine at The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. Dr Smith has more than 20 years of clinical practice experience, and over 15 years of experience in medical student and resident education. She received her medical degree and Masters in Public Health from the Saint Louis University school of Medicine in Missouri. She completed a residency in family medicine and a Masters in Health Service Administration at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, as well as the Marshall University Affiliated Hospitals Combined Residency/Practice Program in Psychiatry in Huntington, West Virginia. Dr Smith also completed a primary care faculty development fellowship at Michigan State University in East Lansing.

Alzheimer's Disease

  • Stephen P. Salloway, MD, MS

    Stephen P. Salloway, MD, MS

    Stephen P. Salloway, MD, MS

    Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry

    Stephen Salloway, MD, MS, is chief of neurology and director of the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, and professor of neurology and psychiatry at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Under his direction, the Butler Hospital Memory and Aging Program has conducted more than 75 clinical trials developing new diagnostic tests and treatments for memory loss, and his program is currently conducting 5 prevention trials for individuals at high risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Dr Salloway has published over 300 scientific articles and abstracts, edited 3 books, and lectures widely about early diagnosis and treatment of AD. He received his MD from Stanford Medical School, and completed residencies in neurology and psychiatry at Yale University.

Neuropsychiatric Sequelae Virtual Curriculum Series: Agitation, Depression, and Pseudobulbar Affect

  • David Beck, MD

    David Beck, MD

    David Beck, MD

    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

    David Beck, MD, is currently an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, in the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri. Dr Beck’s interests include caring for patients with dementia, anxiety and depression in the elderly, telepsychiatry, and palliative care. He is a member of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and has more than 20 years’ experience in providing psychiatric consultation to nursing homes. He is a graduate of The University of Iowa College of Medicine, where he completed a residency in internal medicine and psychiatry, and completed additional training in geriatric medicine at Duke University.
  • George T. Grossberg, MD

    George T. Grossberg, MD

    George T. Grossberg, MD

    Samuel W. Fordyce Professor; Director, Geriatric Psychiatry

    George T. Grossberg, MD, is the Samuel W. Fordyce Professor in the Departments of Neurology & Psychiatry, Anatomy and Neurobiology and Internal Medicine, and director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri. He consults in the development of protocols for central nervous system disorders in older patients, and he is involved in a variety of basic as well as clinical research projects in the area of dementing disorders, with a focus on behavioral disturbances in dementia. Dr Grossberg is a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and holds membership in numerous professional societies. He completed his MD at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
  • Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD, is the Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and clinical director of the Center on Aging at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Florida. He chairs the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Research Colloquium for Young Investigators and the APA Work Group on Biomarkers and Novel Treatments. He is past president of the American College of Psychiatrists (ACP) and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP), and is on the Scientific Advisory Board and Board of Directors of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). He earned his MD and PhD from the UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
  • Michael E. Thase, MD

    Michael E. Thase, MD

    Michael E. Thase, MD

    Professor of Psychiatry

    Michael E. Thase, MD, is professor of psychiatry and director of the Mood and Anxiety Section in the department of psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and directs the Mood Disorders Research studies at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr Thase’s research focuses on the assessment and treatment of mood disorders, including studies of the differential therapeutics of both depression and bipolar affective disorder. He has authored or co-authored 16 books, numerous scientific articles and book chapters, and is involved in several professional organizations that include the American Psychiatric Association, the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, and the National Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.

All Speakers

  • Tonya L. Fancher, MD, MPH

    Tonya L. Fancher, MD, MPH

    Tonya L. Fancher, MD, MPH

    Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Medicine

    Tonya L. Fancher, MD, MPH, is Associate Dean of Workforce Innovation and Interim Associate Dean for Diversity at the UC Davis School of Medicine. A primary care-trained general internist, her current research focuses on medical education, underserved care, the provision of mental health care in the primary care setting and depression in Southeast Asian populations. She is the director of the HRSA Center for a Diverse Health Care Workforce, and principal investigator on an American Medical Association grant for a 3-year accelerated pathway through medical school that is linked to primary care internal medicine and family medicine residency programs at UC Davis and Kaiser Permanente in Northern California. Dr Fancher received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine.
  • Margaret L. Smith, MD, MPH, MHSA

    Margaret L. Smith, MD, MPH, MHSA

    Margaret L. Smith, MD, MPH, MHSA

    Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine

    Margaret L. Smith, MD, MPH, MHSA, is an assistant professor of family medicine at The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. Dr Smith has more than 20 years of clinical practice experience, and over 15 years of experience in medical student and resident education. She received her medical degree and Masters in Public Health from the Saint Louis University school of Medicine in Missouri. She completed a residency in family medicine and a Masters in Health Service Administration at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, as well as the Marshall University Affiliated Hospitals Combined Residency/Practice Program in Psychiatry in Huntington, West Virginia. Dr Smith also completed a primary care faculty development fellowship at Michigan State University in East Lansing.
  • Stephen P. Salloway, MD, MS

    Stephen P. Salloway, MD, MS

    Stephen P. Salloway, MD, MS

    Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry

    Stephen Salloway, MD, MS, is chief of neurology and director of the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, and professor of neurology and psychiatry at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Under his direction, the Butler Hospital Memory and Aging Program has conducted more than 75 clinical trials developing new diagnostic tests and treatments for memory loss, and his program is currently conducting 5 prevention trials for individuals at high risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Dr Salloway has published over 300 scientific articles and abstracts, edited 3 books, and lectures widely about early diagnosis and treatment of AD. He received his MD from Stanford Medical School, and completed residencies in neurology and psychiatry at Yale University.
  • David Beck, MD

    David Beck, MD

    David Beck, MD

    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

    David Beck, MD, is currently an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, in the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri. Dr Beck’s interests include caring for patients with dementia, anxiety and depression in the elderly, telepsychiatry, and palliative care. He is a member of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and has more than 20 years’ experience in providing psychiatric consultation to nursing homes. He is a graduate of The University of Iowa College of Medicine, where he completed a residency in internal medicine and psychiatry, and completed additional training in geriatric medicine at Duke University.
  • George T. Grossberg, MD

    George T. Grossberg, MD

    George T. Grossberg, MD

    Samuel W. Fordyce Professor; Director, Geriatric Psychiatry

    George T. Grossberg, MD, is the Samuel W. Fordyce Professor in the Departments of Neurology & Psychiatry, Anatomy and Neurobiology and Internal Medicine, and director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Missouri. He consults in the development of protocols for central nervous system disorders in older patients, and he is involved in a variety of basic as well as clinical research projects in the area of dementing disorders, with a focus on behavioral disturbances in dementia. Dr Grossberg is a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and holds membership in numerous professional societies. He completed his MD at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
  • Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

    Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

    Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD, is the Leonard M. Miller Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and clinical director of the Center on Aging at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Florida. He chairs the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Research Colloquium for Young Investigators and the APA Work Group on Biomarkers and Novel Treatments. He is past president of the American College of Psychiatrists (ACP) and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP), and is on the Scientific Advisory Board and Board of Directors of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). He earned his MD and PhD from the UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
  • Michael E. Thase, MD

    Michael E. Thase, MD

    Michael E. Thase, MD

    Professor of Psychiatry

    Michael E. Thase, MD, is professor of psychiatry and director of the Mood and Anxiety Section in the department of psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and directs the Mood Disorders Research studies at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr Thase’s research focuses on the assessment and treatment of mood disorders, including studies of the differential therapeutics of both depression and bipolar affective disorder. He has authored or co-authored 16 books, numerous scientific articles and book chapters, and is involved in several professional organizations that include the American Psychiatric Association, the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, and the National Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance.