Psychiatry Care Live

CME Speakers

 

  • 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.
  • Abigail L. Donovan, MD

    Abigail L. Donovan, MD

    Abigail L. Donovan, MD

    Associate Psychiatrist

    Abigail Donovan, MD, is an associate psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in Boston. She is also the director of the First Episode and Early Psychosis Program and associate director of the Acute Psychiatry Service at MGH. Dr Donovan’s interests include the early diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia in adolescents, as well as systems issues and quality of care improvement in acute psychiatry. She is the co-author of a book on child emergency psychiatry, and has been published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, amongst others. She earned her medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.
  • Oliver Freudenreich, MD, FAPM

    Oliver Freudenreich, MD, FAPM

    Oliver Freudenreich, MD, FAPM

    Co-Director, MGH Schizophrenia Clinical and Research Program

    Oliver Freudenreich, MD, FAPM, is an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston. He is co-director of the MGH Schizophrenia Clinical and Research Program and directs the MGH Fellowship in Public and Community Psychiatry. His academic interests include optimal psychopharmacological treatment for schizophrenia, early course schizophrenia, the role of medical morbidity in schizophrenia, the integration of medicine and psychiatry, and treatment adherence. Dr Freudenreich serves a deputy editor for the journal, Psychosomatics, is published extensively in numerous journals, and has authored a handbook on psychotic disorders. He received his medical degree from the University of Heidelberg in Germany.