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Serotonin and More: Conversation with a Neuroscientist
Priya Gearin, MD, speaks with Yasmin Escobedo Lozoya, PhD, a neuroscientist who is currently conducting her postdoctoral fellowship research in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School. They discuss Dr. Escobedo's work studying serotonergic circuits and their plasticity, other clinically relevant topics in neuroscience, and the future of the field.
Concussions in Sports Psychiatry
Barrington Hwang, MD, Raza Sagarwala, MD, and Evan Watkins discuss Concussions in Sports Psychiatry with Aaron Jeckell, MD. They specifically discuss Dr. Jeckell’s expertise in concussions, common diagnoses, where to learn more, hazing, and other relevant sports psychiatry topics.
Discussion of March 2021 Issue
Priya Gearin, MD, and Barrington Hwang, MD, discuss highlights from the most recent issue of the AJP Residents' Journal. Listen as they review articles on SSRI-induced hypersexuality, neurosyphilis with psychosis, and more.
History of Addiction
Barrington Hwang, MD, and Julian Raffoul, MD, PhD, MBA, FACN, meet with A.J. Reid Finlayson, MD, DLFAPA, DFASAM, DFABAM, MMHC. They discuss the history of addiction in the United States, Dr. Finlayson’s personal experiences with addiction and psychiatric disorders, his experiences working as a family physician and coroner and consequent transition to psychiatry, Freud and Halsted, and the future of addiction.
NAMI and Community Psychiatry
Priya Gearin, MD, interviews Ken Duckworth, MD, Chief Medical Officer of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and Senior Medical Director for Behavioral Health for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts about his work with NAMI, careers in community psychiatry, and mental health parity.
Interventional Psychiatry and Neuromodulation
Bharat Sampathi, MD, interviews Noah Philip, MD from Alpert Medical School of Brown University on topics in interventional psychiatry and neuromodulation including electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), deep brain stimulation (DBS), and more. We also discuss some of Dr. Philip’s cutting edge research in the field.