Our residents come from a variety of geographical and educational backgrounds and possess a diverse range of professional and personal interests. Scroll below to see our residents’ accomplishments, to read some of our current residents’ stories, and to discover why our residents believe Washington University School of Medicine is the best place to complete a residency in psychiatry.

Psychiatry residents gather in front of a pavilion

Psychiatry residents enjoy exploring St. Louis together. Here, they enjoy Tower Grove Park, one of the city’s historic parks, dotted with Victorian pavilions. Photo credit: Resident Kevin Xu, MD MPH.


A day in the life of a resident

PGY1

Fayola Fears, PGY-1, 2019-2020

My background

I was born in Washington, DC and was raised in Cheverly, MD. I am from a family with diverse career paths, and my parents always encouraged me to explore my interests and choose a field where I was happy and fulfilled. In high school, I considered a range of choices, but completing my senior year internship at the USDA solidified my interest in biology. I went to Harvard University and received my degree in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. During college I was involved in various forms of research from a bench research in a tissue bioengineering lab to field ecology research in South Africa. It wasn’t until my junior year that I started considering a career in medicine. I started volunteering with patient recruitment for a diabetes clinic and with a faculty/student-run community health screening program, which helped me confirm my interest. I took one year off after college to work with Americorps as an in-school literacy tutor for Kindergarten- 2nd grade before starting medical school.

Medical School Experience

I attended Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO and graduated in May 2019. I enjoyed getting involved in student organizations and was a co-President of the WashU chapter of the Student National Medical Association (a national organization focused on supporting underrepresented minority students and promoting diversity and culturally sensitive care in medicine) and one of the student leaders of the public health orientation for incoming students. I came into medical school thinking that I would pursue a career in primary care medicine or Ob/Gyn, but during my third year clerkships, I realized that I was always interested in the psychosocial factors that brought patients to the hospital and the role their mental health was playing in their overall wellbeing, which led to me applying to psychiatry. As a fourth year, I completed electives in inpatient and outpatient child psychiatry, which has led to my current interest in pursuing a child psychiatry fellowship after my general psychiatry residency.

Why I Chose Washington University in St. Louis

As a medical student at WashU, I was well aware of the tremendous resources available from facilities to faculty and staff. I appreciated the mentorship I had experienced from faculty within the department and the comradery among the residents. I also felt that the value the program placed on autonomy and resident-directed career development was important.

Typical Day for a PGY-1

Since starting my psychiatry rotation, I have been covering nights on the psychiatry floor at the hospital. I arrive for sign out around 4:45pm. After sign-out, I log-in to the EMR (our hospital system uses EPIC) and check to see if any patients have been seen by the psychiatry consult resident in the Emergency Department who might be admitted to psychiatry and read through the charts of those patients. I answer calls from nursing about patients who have complaints that need evaluation, order symptomatic treatment for some complaints, and evaluate and manage patients who are agitated. The psychiatry consult resident calls me when they see a patient they plan to admit. When new patients come to the floor, I take the history and conduct a physical exam. I then call the attending to staff the patient, assign them to one of the day teams, and write their orders. The interns from the day teams start arriving around 6:30am. I sign out any issues that came up with their patients overnight. Then, when the attendings arrive, I present the new patients and hear their feedback on my proposed diagnosis and treatment plans. Depending on the day, sometimes there are didactics or grand rounds to attend after that and then it’s time to head home. It’s a pretty long shift, but this is balanced out by only having to work every other night. It was nerve-wracking at first to start on nights, but help is always at hand. More senior residents are taking consults in the ED and often come up to the workroom to check in, and the attendings are great about troubleshooting and talking through issues over the phone. It’s been challenging but an excellent learning experience that’s significantly bolstered my development as a clinician.

Living in St. Louis

Since I started medical school, I have lived in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis. I enjoy living close to the hospital and medical school campus (only about a 10 minute walk) and being close to entertainment, restaurants, and bars. The neighborhood is adjacent to Forest Park, which is great for outdoor activities like walking, biking, and golf, but it also contains great museums, an outdoor amphitheater, a free zoo, and hosts many festivals throughout the year. I enjoy living in St. Louis, cost of living is very reasonable, there’s less traffic than larger cities, and there is always something to do. I’ve had fun trying beers at local breweries, going to cultural events in the botanical gardens, going to Cardinals games, shopping for produce at different farmers markets, and eating donuts at late night donut shops.

Thoughts for Future Applicants and Incoming Residents

I found applying to residency to be one of the most stressful yet interesting and satisfying parts of medical school. Reflecting on the past experiences that brought me to that point put in perspective all the hard work and encouraged me going forward. Traveling across the country meeting new people and hearing about different residency programs was fun and informative, and ending up with a place at a program I respected and was excited to join was an excellent way to end the process. Being a resident at WashU has been a great experience so far: there has been great support from staff and faculty, my co-interns are great to work with and friendly, and I’ve had enough personal time to enjoy family and friends. As challenging as it has been at times, it’s been just as rewarding. Try to choose a program where you can envision being happy, healthy, and developing into the kind of doctor you want to be. You’ve worked really hard to get to this point in your journey, don’t forget to enjoy yourself!

PGY2

Matthew Chapman, PGY-2, 2019-2020

My Background

I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio in a family of healthcare professionals, so I always knew medicine would be my calling. After graduating from Saint Ignatius, a Jesuit Catholic High School, I knew I wanted to continue with this education and so attended Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri where I majored in Cellular & Physiology Biology and minored in Psychology. My interests have always heavily been in the sciences and academia, so–while there–I participated for three years in biology research looking at membrane-anchored ubiquitin protein as well as tutoring and working as a teaching assistant. I took one year off after graduation to obtain a graduate certificate in Clinical Pathology through the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, to work as a medical assistant in an Orthopedic office and unit secretary for a Surgical ICU, and to participate in various community service projects.

Medical School Experience

I attended Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska where I graduated in May 2018. When I completed my psychiatry clerkship in the third year, I fell in love with the field. The mentors I came across, the patient population I treated, and the psychopathology and neuroscience all impacted my decision to apply to psychiatry as my first-choice specialty. I continued teaching and tutoring and became involved in Forensic Psychiatry research. My experiences and education made it so clear that psychiatry was ultimately going to be my lifetime career and passion.

Why I Chose Washington University in St. Louis

The training program at WashU is something I was instantly drawn to during my pursuit of finding the right residency program. It provides an extraordinary amount of independence and autonomy to its residents, something that I always knew I wanted. On my interview day, all of the faculty I met were warm, inviting, and passionate about their positions and the program. The residents I interacted with all appeared genuinely happy and well-rounded. The department consistently demonstrated its desire to train top-notch, well-educated clinicians, and it was easy for me to see that. The inpatient unit is run and maintained entirely by the interns; the second year residents have opportunities to participate in interventional psychiatry (ECT, TMS), addictions, geriatrics, eating disorder, chemical dependency, and thriving consult-liaison and emergency services; the third years have their own offices during the outpatient year, and the fourth year schedule can be tailored to one’s own individual needs, whether it is for clinician education, research, or various electives in perinatal health, sleep medicine, or neuropathology.

Typical Day for a PGY-2

During the PGY-2 year, the day-to-day schedule will change based on your current rotation. On rotations such as consult-liaison or emergency psychiatry, you work a typical workday of 9am-5pm. On other rotations such as research selective or geriatric psychiatry, you have more free time for independent study, supervision, and self-directed learning. Throughout the entire year, the PGY-2 class rotates overnight call about once a week from 5pm-8am, covering emergent floor and emergency department consults. The inpatient and emergency rotations give you experience in helping to decide acuity and need to admit versus discharge, expose you to a great variety of psychiatric pathology and medical co-morbidities, and continue to build on your experience as an autonomous and confident clinician. Eating disorders, neurocognitive disorders, interventional psychiatry (ECT, TMS), and addiction psychiatry are all further explored throughout the myriad of rotations that occur.

Living in St. Louis

Since I lived in the city during my undergraduate years, I decided to live a little farther west for my residency. My morning commute takes about 10-15 minutes to get to the hospital by driving. I have a car, but public transportation, including the Metrolink, is easily accessible and utilized by many. The area surrounding the hospital is called the Central West End, and it is very lively! A lot of graduate professionals from the medical school, pharmacy school, nursing school, etc. live in this area. It is a popular place, filled with restaurants, bars, and various establishments that are always crowded no matter the time of day. The hospital is truly a central location, and you can be just about anywhere you need to be within 15 minutes of driving—whether it is going downtown to participate in the local sporting events; exploring the gorgeous and expansive Forest Park, which includes the art museum, zoo, and outdoor theater; or traveling to the nearby Loop, where cultural foods, boutiques, and shops are abundant.

Thoughts for Future Applicants and Incoming Residents

Applying for residency and choosing a program can be intimidating. It is scary, stressful, and anxiety-provoking. But it is also some of the most fun you will have as you travel across the country in this once-in-a-lifetime process. WashU has been a fantastic experience for me thus far, and I am so pleased to have had the opportunity to train here for my psychiatry residency. The support from my co-interns and faculty has been great, I’ve made tons of new friends, and I am looking forward to whatever the future brings for me. As challenging as it may be to picture yourself as a resident, just know that it all works out. Keep yourself healthy, stay balanced, and know that everything is going to be okay in the end. As the Dean of Students at my medical school reminded us often: you are exactly where you are supposed to be. So, live in the moment, enjoy it while you can, and may you have the best of luck in your future endeavors!

PGY3

Lojine Kamel, PGY-3, 2019-2020

My Background

Hi there! My name is Lojine, and I’m a third year psychiatry resident. My journey began, like many doctors, sometime during my childhood when I developed a love of biology, zoology, and medicine. I grew up in a small suburb of Chicago with immigrant Egyptian parents and moved to Beirut, Lebanon right after high school to be more in touch with my Arabic roots. There, I completed an undergraduate degree in psychology at the American University of Beirut and very, very, verrrrry slowly began to establish fluency in Arabic. While an undergrad, I developed a love of journalism and began writing for several newsletters around campus and was the editor-in-chief of my university’s newspaper. This led me to taking a year off after college to work as an editor and writer, during which time I realized that journalism—though creative and engaging—was not my passion.

Medical School Experience

And so, I applied to medical school and ended up going to the University of Balamand in Lebanon. I continued to work part time as a copywriter for the first two years of medical school and would use whatever free time I had to hike in the mountains, spend time on the beach, or enjoy board game nights with friends (usually within reach of my FirstAid books).

Why I Chose Washington University in St. Louis

As a third year medical student, I did an elective in Interventional Psychiatry at WashU and absolutely loved my experience. I was particularly interested in this subspecialty and found that there were many innovative interventional treatment methods that were developed and practiced in this department—something I found very exciting for my career trajectory. I found myself very comfortable with the autonomous and self-directed program, which encouraged me to take the lead and make decisions about patient care in a way that I had rarely done before. I established great friendships with residents in a matter of weeks and was pleasantly surprised to realize how supportive and friendly all of the attendings were. 

Typical Day for a PGY-3

Our third year of residency is completely outpatient and is divided between the child psychiatry clinic, the resident clinic, and a community mental health clinic located in downtown St. Louis. We see a huge variety of patients throughout these three experiences, and many resident have their favorites–mine is definitely the resident clinic. On Mondays, I work in the child psychiatry clinic, where I see toddlers, children, teenagers, and young adults with diagnoses of autism, intellectual disability, ADHD, and developmental delays. On Tuesdays, I work at the community mental health clinic, where I see a wide variety of severe mental health diagnoses including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, and substance disorders. Most of these patients come from low socioeconomic standing and/or have many social problems, and I work with wonderful case workers who help me manage treatment. The rest of the week I work at our resident clinic, where I have my own office (which I’ve decorated!) and patient populations. 

This year provides residents with excellent exposure to child psychiatry and community mental health as well as the ability to autonomously run our own psychiatry clinic with minimal, yet sufficient, supervision. I typically arrive at my office around 8:30 am, and most of my mornings are dedicated to didactic lectures and grand rounds. In the afternoons, I go to our assigned clinics and see 1-2 new intakes and 3-4 follow ups. I typically leave the office around 4pm, which gives me time to go home, feed my cats, and complete a little bit of reading! My cohort also no longer works weekends, so I now have plenty of time to take day trips around town.

Living in St. Louis

I currently live in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis, which is where the Barnes Jewish Hospital/WashU Medical Campus is located. I live about a 10-15 minute walk away from the hospital, which has been very helpful as I only learned to drive last year! My neighborhood has all the necessary amenities including a Whole Foods, several restaurants, bars, and multiple gyms within a few minutes walking.

My absolute favorite part of this city is the St. Louis Zoo! I frequent it about 2-3 times per month (it’s free!) and love going there after a busy day at work or on a weekend. I am currently in the process of becoming a volunteer zoo ambassador, as zoology and animal biology have always been great passions of mine. Other things I love about this city include its extremely affordability, its free museums and activities (I also love the science center and art museum), its amount of  green space, and its wide variety of arts, culture, and music.

Thoughts for Future Applicants and Incoming Residents

Psychiatry is an amazing field that will constantly surprise, engage, and enrich you. I have absolutely no regrets with my decision to come here and hope that, wherever you plan on matching, you make sure that you not only like the program but also the vibe with the attendings and residents there! Part of the reason that I so like the WashU program is the fact that my residency class and my attendings are all so chill, easygoing, and supportive. Whatever program you choose, I wish you the best of luck!

PGY4

Jarrod Holiday, PGY-4, 2019-2020

My Background

I grew up in Manhattan, Kansas, a college town located off of I-70, two hours west of Kansas City. My passions in high school were writing for the school newspaper and rowing. Naturally, I began college as a journalism major and rower at Boston University. Sophomore year, a good friend and fellow rower encouraged me to take an EMT class with him. EMT-ing quickly replaced rowing as an extracurricular activity and sparked my interest in medicine and influenced me to major in biology with a specialization in neuroscience. As an undergraduate, I was able to assist in autism research and neurohistology. I finished my education in Boston with a master’s degree in medical science and a laboratory thesis studying co-stimulatory molecule expression in sepsis. I remained active in EMS throughout college and graduate school, working as an EMT, ER technician, EMT/CPR instructor and a clinical researcher in the emergency department at Beth Israel Deaconess.

Medical School Experience

I returned home to attend the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Being the only medical school in a largely rural state, KU has a heavy emphasis on primary care. Every student is required to do a rural rotation, and I took the opportunity to spend an additional summer rotating with one of the few remaining general practitioners in southwest Kansas. In these rural settings, medical students have much more autonomy than at a university hospital. I gained invaluable experience as well as an appreciation for the difficulty in practicing medicine and psychiatry, in particular, in more isolated settings, as resources taken for granted at the university hospitals aren’t available.

I enjoyed each rotation but always gravitated to the psychiatric comorbidities. Mental illness erodes behavioral norms and changes the dynamic of every interaction, and–while this can complicate other medical care–it was the most interesting part of training to me. I decided to specialize in psychiatry after the first day of my psych rotation and have no regrets. Inpatient psychiatry felt like coming home, and I was fortunate to have several great mentors at KU with a variety of psychiatric training backgrounds to help guide me in my decision-making process.   

Why I Chose Washington University in St. Louis

I already knew about WashU from its reputation in clinical care and research, but I have to admit I was a little intimidated and wasn’t sure what to expect during my interview. After meeting the residents for the interview dinner, I knew that I had found my perfect fit. Everyone went out of their way to to make me feel welcome, and there was a sense of genuine camaraderie. I was drawn to the emphasis on autonomy and flexibility during clinical training, and–while I wasn’t planning on a research career–I knew I would benefit from being surrounded by experts in the field. My experience here so far has been great, and–with any luck–I’m hoping to return after my fellowship year.

Typical Day for a PGY-4

The PGY-4 year is very flexible compared to prior years with lots of free time and options to pursue research or individual interests. While many residents choose to maximize their research time, I am more clinically oriented and am taking electives in Toxicology and ECT as well as Forensics in preparation for a forensic fellowship next year. I’m also the Chief Resident this year, so I spend time on administrative and educational duties and am very involved in the interview season.  On an average week, I have lectures on Tuesday and Wednesday morning, outpatient clinic one afternoon a week and personal supervision twice a week.  In addition, I am working on a research project studying how a new emergency department behavioral unit has affected patient safety, and I frequently take advantage of our in-house moonlighting opportunities.  

Living in St. Louis

My wife, two pugs, and I rented a carriage house in the Central West End when we first moved to St. Louis. We took time to get to know the city and its neighborhoods before eventually buying a home at the end of intern year in Forest Park Southeast (The Grove), which is directly south of the BJH campus. It’s an easy 5 minute bike ride or 15-20 minute walk to work. We are also a short drive to IKEA if we have a craving for Swedish chocolate or meatballs as well as near a Metro stop if we want to take the train to the airport or downtown.

The Grove has an ever-growing collection of local restaurants, breweries, music venues, and shops and hosts several community events throughout the year. Forest Park, site of the 1904 World’s Fair, is next door and is home to several museums, a zoo, a golf course, boathouse with kayak and paddle boat rentals, endless trails, an outdoor theater, and multiple festivals and performances. For a relatively small city, St. Louis always seems to have something happening, and I could go on and on about what it has to offer. After living in both Kansas and Boston, St. Louis feels “just right,” and I’m excited to be here for years to come.

Thoughts for Future Applicants and Incoming Residents

Psychiatry is an amazing specialty with new discoveries each year, and now is an incredible time to enter the field. The residency interview process can be daunting (and expensive!), but it can also be a lot of fun. Try to experience each new city and focus on where you can see yourself being happy; it may not be the program you thought. I’m glad I chose WashU, not only for the training but also for the friendships I’ve made and the support I’ve received from the faculty. Enjoy yourself on the trail, keep an open mind, and good luck!  


Resident Accomplishments

We are extremely proud of the accomplishments that our residents achieve during training. Some of our residents have even found the time to go beyond carrying out the work expected of our resident physicians and have made notable contributions to our field.  Some have presented their research findings at major national meetings, while others have been authors on a paper.  Finally some have even won a national award recognizing a significant contribution to the field of psychiatry.

Hanadi Ajam Oughli, MD

Chen I, Fohtung RB, Oughli HA, Bauer R, Mattar C, Powderly WG, Thoelke MS. (2016 Oct 8). Concurrent Ramsay Hunt syndrome and disseminated herpes zoster in a patient with relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia. IDCases. 6:79-82.

Karam-Hage M, Oughli HA, Rabius V, Beneventi D, Wippold RC, Blalock JA, Cinciripini PM. (2016 Nov). Tobacco Cessation Treatment Pathways for Patients With Cancer: 10 Years in the Making. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 14(11): 1469-1477.

Lenze EJ, Ajam Oughli H, (2019 May 29). Antidepressant Treatment for Late-Life Depression: Considering Risks and Benefits. J Am Geriatr Soc. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15964. [Epub ahead of print]

Oughli H, Lenze EJ, Locke AE, Yingling MD, Zhong Y, Miller JP, Reynolds CF, Mulsant BH, Newcomer JW, Peterson TR, Müller DJ, Nicol GE. (2019 Jul). Getting to precision psychopharmacology: Combining clinical and genetic information to predict fat gain from aripiprazole. J Psychiatr Res. 114: 67-74.

Oughli HA, Chen G, Philip Miller J, Nicol G, Butters MA, Avidan M, Stark S, Lenze EJ, (2018 Nov). Cognitive Improvement in Older Adults in the Year After Hip Fracture: Implications for Brain Resilience in Advanced Aging. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 26(11): 1119-1127.

Robert Bauer, MD, PhD

Chen I, Fohtung RB, Oughli HA, Bauer R, Mattar C, Powderly WG, Thoelke MS. Concurrent Ramsay Hunt syndrome and disseminated herpes zoster in a patient with relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia. IDCases. 2016 Oct 8; 6: 79–82.

Rahman T, Meloy JR, Bauer R, (2019 Jun). Extreme Overvalued Belief and the Legacy of Carl Wernicke. J. Am. Acad. Psychiatry Law. 47(2): 180-187.

Marie Bosch, MD, PhD

Bosch MK, Carrasquillo Y, Ransdell JL, Kanakamedala A, Ornitz DM, Nerbonne JM (2015 Apr 29). Intracellular FGF14 (iFGF14) Is Required for Spontaneous and Evoked Firing in Cerebellar Purkinje Neurons and for Motor Coordination and Balance. J Neurosci. 35(17): 6752-69.

Bosch MK, Nerbonne JM, Townsend RR, Miyazaki H, Nukina N, Ornitz DM, Marionneau C (2016 Jul 3). Proteomic analysis of native cerebellar iFGF14 complexes. Channels (Austin). 10:297-312.

Erica Buchalter, MD

Salloum NC, Buchalter EL, Chanani S, Espejo G, Ismail MS, Laine RO, Nageeb M, Srivastava AB, Trapp N, Trillo L, Vance E, Wenzinger M, Hartz SM, David SP, Chen LS, (2018 Jul). From genes to treatments: a systematic review of the pharmacogenetics in smoking cessation. Pharmacogenomics. 19(10): 861-871.

Swati Chanani, MD

Salloum NC, Buchalter EL, Chanani S, Espejo G, Ismail MS, Laine RO, Nageeb M, Srivastava AB, Trapp N, Trillo L, Vance E, Wenzinger M, Hartz SM, David SP, Chen LS. (2018 July). From genes to treatments: a systematic review of the pharmacogenetics in smoking cessation. Pharmacogenomics. 19(10):861-871.

Matthew Chapman, MD

Kalmoe MC, Chapman MB, Gold JA, & Giedinghagen AM. Physician Suicide: A Call to Action. Missouri Medicine 2019; 116(3):211-216.

Natchanan Charatcharungkiat, MD

Charatcharungkiat N, Luby J. “Symptom Specificity of Early Childhood Bipolar Disorder vs. ADHD/Disruptive Behavioral Disorder with Affective Co-Morbidity: Guide to Clinical Distinction.” Poster presented at the Missouri Psychiatric Physicians Association (MPA) meeting on Oct 7, 2017. Won the best poster award.

Tingying Chi, MD

Borodovsky JT, Krauss MJ, Chi T, Bierut LJ, Grucza RA, (2019 Jul). Trends in Prescribed Central Nervous System Depressant Medications Among Adults Who Regularly Consume Alcohol: United States 1999 to 2014. Alcohol. Clin. Exp. Res.. 43(7): 1510-1518.

Est S, Roen M, Chi T, Simien A, Castile RM, Thompson DM, Blatnik JA, Deeken CR, Lake SP, (2017 07). Multi-directional mechanical analysis of synthetic scaffolds for hernia repair. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 71: 43-53.

Lee MV, Shaw HL, Chi T, Brazeal HA, Holley SO, Appleton CM, Palpable breast abnormalities in women under age 40. Breast J. 2018 Sep;24(5):798-805.

Giuseppe D'Amelio, MD

D’Amelio G, Glowinski A. Graphic Novels as a Narrative Adjunct in Understanding Psychiatric Illness. JAACAP Connect. 2018;5(2)15-18.

Gemma Espejo, MD

Salloum NC, Buchalter EL, Chanani S, Espejo G, Ismail MS, Laine RO, Nageeb M, Srivastava AB, Trapp N, Trillo L, Vance E, Wenzinger M, Hartz SM, David SP, Chen LS. (2018 July). From genes to treatments: a systematic review of the pharmacogenetics in smoking cessation. Pharmacogenomics. 19(10):861-871.

Xiong W, Espejo G, Kumar A, Rush AJ, Aaronson S, Bunker M, et al. Chronic vagus nerve stimulation significantly and uniquely improves quality of life in treatment-resistant major depression. Poster presented at the Society of Biological Psychiatry 73rd Annual Meeting; May 10-12, 2018; New York, NY.

Rita Haddad, MD

Dindo LN, Recober A, Haddad R, Calarge CA, (2017 Aug). Comorbidity of Migraine, Major Depressive Disorder, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Adolescents and Young Adults. Int J Behav Med. 24(4): 528-534.

Fadi Halabi, MD

Cherabie, J., Halabi, F., Jurdi-Kheir, W., Parker, S. (2018). Access to healthcare for vulnerable groups. In Sethia, B., Kumar, P. (editors), Essentials of Global Health. Elsevier, pp. 129 – 136.

Ghandour, L., Shehab, A.S., Zeinoun, P., Tavitian, L., Halabi, F., Maalouf, F.T. (2018 Oct 10). Contextual challenges and solutions to undertaking a household adolescent mental health survey in a developing country. East Mediterr Health J. 24(8):789-799.

Ghossoub E, Ghandour LA, Halabi F, Zeinoun P, Shehab AAS, Maalouf FT. (2017 Apr 17). Prevalence and correlates of ADHD among adolescents in a Beirut community sample: results from the BEI-PSY Study. Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health. 11:20. DOI 10.1186/s13034-017-0156-5.

Halabi F, Ghandour L, Dib R, Zeinoun P, Maalouf FT, (2018 Mar). Correlates of bullying and its relationship with psychiatric disorders in Lebanese adolescents. Psychiatry Res. 261: 94-101.

Maalouf FT, Ghandour LA, Halabi F, Zeinoun P, Shehab AA, Tavitian L. (2016 Aug). Psychiatric disorders among adolescents from Lebanon: prevalence, correlates, and treatment gap. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 51(8): 1105-16.

Mahjabeen Ismail, MD

Salloum NC, Buchalter EL, Chanani S, Espejo G, Ismail MS, Laine RO, Nageeb M, Srivastava AB, Trapp N, Trillo L, Vance E, Wenzinger M, Hartz SM, David SP, Chen LS, (2018 Jul). From genes to treatments: a systematic review of the pharmacogenetics in smoking cessation. Pharmacogenomics. 19(10): 861-871.

Celina Jacobi, MD

Jacobi CR, Glowinski AL. A Literary Perspective on Foster Care in the United States. JAACAP Connect. Winter 2017;28-31.

Molly Kalmoe, MD

Kalmoe MC, Chapman MB, Gold JA, & Giedinghagen AM. Physician Suicide: A Call to Action. Missouri Medicine 2019; 116(3):211-216.

Lojine Kamel, MD

Farah RA, Kamel L, Roy N, Proven M, Wray K, Roberts I, Wlodarski MW, (2019 Mar). A Novel Deletion in the RPL5 Gene in a Lebanese Child With Diamond Blackfan Anemia Unresponsive to Steroid Treatment. J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000001435. [Epub ahead of print]

Cristancho P, Berger J, Kamel L, Araque M, Barch D, Lenze E. Intermittent Theta Burst Stimulation to Relieve Depression and Executive Function impairment in older adults. J Clin Transl Sci. 2019 Mar; 3(Suppl 1): 47–48.

Timothy Laumann, MD, PhD

Gilmore AW, Nelson SM, Laumann TO, Gordon EM, Berg JJ, Greene DJ, Gratton C, Nguyen AL, Ortega M, Hoyt CR, Coalson RS, Schlaggar BL, Petersen SE, Dosenbach NUF, McDermott KB, (2019 Jun). High-fidelity mapping of repetition-related changes in the parietal memory network. Neuroimage. 199: 427-439.

Huckins JF, Adeyemo B, Miezin FM, Power JD, Gordon EM, Laumann TO, Heatherton TF, Petersen SE, Kelley WM, (2019 Feb). Reward-related regions form a preferentially coupled system at rest. Hum Brain Mapp. 40(2): 361-376.

Siddiqi SH, Trapp NT, Hacker CD, Laumann TO, Kandala S, Hong X, Trillo L, Shahim P, Leuthardt EC, Carter AR, Brody DL, (2019 Apr). Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation with Resting-State Network Targeting for Treatment-Resistant Depression in Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomized, Controlled, Double-Blinded Pilot Study. J. Neurotrauma. 36(8): 1361-1374.

Gordon EM, Lynch CJ, Gratton C, Laumann TO, Gilmore AW, Greene DJ, Ortega M, Nguyen AL, Schlaggar BL, Petersen SE, Dosenbach NUF, Nelson SM, (2018 Aug). Three Distinct Sets of Connector Hubs Integrate Human Brain Function. Cell Rep. 24(7): 1687-1695.e4.

Gratton C, Laumann TO, Nielsen AN, Greene DJ, Gordon EM, Gilmore AW, Nelson SM, Coalson RS, Snyder AZ, Schlaggar BL, Dosenbach NUF, Petersen SE. Functional Brain Networks Are Dominated by Stable Group and Individual Factors, Not Cognitive or Daily Variation. Neuron. 2018 Apr 18;98(2):439-452.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2018.03.035.

Marek S, Siegel JS, Gordon EM, Raut RV, Gratton C, Newbold DJ, Ortega M, Laumann TO, Adeyemo B, Miller DB, Zheng A, Lopez KC, Berg JJ, Coalson RS, Nguyen AL, Dierker D, Van AN, Hoyt CR, McDermott KB, Norris SA, Shimony JS, Snyder AZ, Nelson SM, Barch DM, Schlaggar BL, Raichle ME, Petersen SE, Greene DJ, Dosenbach NUF, (2018 Nov). Spatial and Temporal Organization of the Individual Human Cerebellum. Neuron. 100(4): 977-993.e7.

Gordon EM, Laumann TO, Gilmore AW, Newbold DJ, Greene DJ, Berg JJ, Ortega M, Hoyt-Drazen C, Gratton C, Sun H, Hampton JM, Coalson RS, Nguyen AL, McDermott KB, Shimony JS, Snyder AZ, Schlaggar BL, Petersen SE, Nelson SM, Dosenbach NUF, (2017 Aug). Precision Functional Mapping of Individual Human Brains. Neuron. 95(4): 791-807.e7.

Liégeois R, Laumann TO, Snyder AZ, Zhou J, Yeo BTT. Interpreting temporal fluctuations in resting-state functional connectivity MRI. Neuroimage. 2017 Dec;163:437-455. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.09.012. Epub 2017 Sep 12.

Power JD, Laumann TO, Plitt M, Martin A, Petersen SE. On Global fMRI Signals and Simulations. Trends Cogn Sci. 2017 Dec;21(12):911-913. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2017.09.002. Epub 2017 Sep 19.

Schaefer A, Kong R, Gordon EM, Laumann TO, Zuo XN, Holmes AJ, Eickhoff SB, Yeo BTT. Local-Global Parcellation of the Human Cerebral Cortex from Intrinsic Functional Connectivity MRI. Cereb Cortex. 2017 Jul 18:1-20. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhx179. [Epub ahead of print]

Maysaa Nageeb, MD

Salloum NC, Buchalter EL, Chanani S, Espejo G, Ismail MS, Laine RO, Nageeb M, Srivastava AB, Trapp N, Trillo L, Vance E, Wenzinger M, Hartz SM, David SP, Chen LS. (2018 July). From genes to treatments: a systematic review of the pharmacogenetics in smoking cessation. Pharmacogenomics. 19(10):861-871.

Allison Optican, MD

D’Agostino AR, Optican AR, Sowles SJ, Krauss MJ, Escobar Lee K, Cavazos-Rehg PA. Social networking online to recover from opioid use disorder: A study of community interactions. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2017;181:5-10.

Sowles, S. J., McLeary, M., Optican, A., Cahn, E., Krauss, M. J., Fitzsimmons-Craft, E. E., Wilfley, D. E., & Cavazos-Rehg, P. A. A content analysis of an online pro-eating disorder community on Reddit. Body Image. 2018 Jan 27; 24:137-144.

Max Rosen, MD

Educational Outreach Program for General Psychiatry Residents- AACAP 64th Annual National Meeting, October 2017.

Glowinski AL, Rosen MS (2017 Feb). Prevention Targets for Child and Adolescent Depression. JAMA Psychiatry. 74(2): 160-161.

Rosen MS. (2017). Lithium in Child and Adolescent Bipolar Disorder. Am J Psychiatry Residents’ Journal. 12(2):3-5.

Joshua Siegel, MD, PhD

Marek S, Siegel JS, Gordon EM, Raut RV, Gratton C, Newbold DJ, Ortega M, Laumann TO, Adeyemo B, Miller DB, Zheng A, Lopez KC, Berg JJ, Coalson RS, Nguyen AL, Dierker D, Van AN, Hoyt CR, McDermott KB, Norris SA, Shimony JS, Snyder AZ, Nelson SM, Barch DM, Schlaggar BL, Raichle ME, Petersen SE, Greene DJ, Dosenbach NUF, (2018 Nov). Spatial and Temporal Organization of the Individual Human Cerebellum. Neuron. 100(4): 977-993.e7.

A Benjamin Srivastava, MD

2018 Margolis Travel Scholarship, The Midwest Chapter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.

Salloum NC, Buchalter EL, Chanani S, Espejo G, Ismail MS, Laine RO, Nageeb M, Srivastava AB, Trapp N, Trillo L, Vance E, Wenzinger M, Hartz SM, David SP, Chen LS. (2018 July). From genes to treatments: a systematic review of the pharmacogenetics in smoking cessation. Pharmacogenomics. 19(10):861-871.

Srivastava AB, Foraker RE, Schwarz ES, Glowinski AL, Gold MS, Bierut LJ. Evaluation of Opioid Overdoses and Suicidal Ideation in the Emergency Department. Selected as a oral presentation for the 80th annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, June 14, 2018. San Diego, CA.

Srivastava AB, Gold MS. (2018 Mar). Beyond Supply: How We Must Tackle the Opioid Epidemic. Mayo Clin. Proc. 93(3): 269-272.

Srivastava AB, Ramsey AT, Ma Y, Bierut LJ. Psychiatry: An Outlier in Both Smoking Rates and Cessation Pharmacotherapy Prescribing Patterns in a Large, Urban Hospital. Poster presented at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, May 20-24, 2017. San Diego, CA.

Srivastava, A.B. (2018). Impaired Physicians: Obliterating the Stigma. The American Journal of Psychiatry Resident’s Journal. 13(3):4-6.

Srivastava, A.B., Ramsey, A.T., McIntosh, L.D., Bailey, T.C., Fisher, S.L., Fox, L., Castro, M.A., Ma, Y, Baker T., Chen, L.S., Bierut, L.J. (2018) Tobacco Use Prevalence and Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapy Prescription Patterns among Hospitalized Patients by Medical Specialty. Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 Feb 22. doi: 10.1093/ntr/nty031. [Epub ahead of print]

Srivastava, A.B., Ramsey, A.T., McIntosh, L.D., Bailey, T.C., Fisher, S.L., Fox, L., Castro, M.A., Ma, Y, Baker T., Chen, L.S., Bierut, L.J. Tobacco Use Prevalence and Smoking Cessation Pharmacotherapy Prescription Patterns among Hospitalized Patients by Medical Specialty. Poster presented at the Society for Nicotine and Tobacco Research Annual Meeting, February 21-24, 2018. Baltimore, MD.

Willa Xiong, MD

Conway CR, Kumar A, Xiong W, Bunker M, Aaronson ST, Rush AJ, (2018 Aug). Chronic Vagus Nerve Stimulation Significantly Improves Quality of Life in Treatment-Resistant Major Depression. J Clin Psychiatry. 79(5). pii: 18m12178. doi: 10.4088/JCP.18m12178.

Conway CR, Xiong W. The mechanism of action of vagus nerve stimulation in treatment-resistant depression: current conceptualizations. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2018 Jul 17. doi: 10.1016/j.psc.2018.04.005. [Epub ahead of print]

Xiong W, Espejo G, Kumar A, Rush AJ, Aaronson S, Bunker M, et al. Chronic vagus nerve stimulation significantly and uniquely improves quality of life in treatment-resistant major depression. Poster presented at the Society of Biological Psychiatry 73rd Annual Meeting; May 10-12, 2018; New York, NY.

Xiong W, Lopez R, Cristancho P. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of peripartum bipolar depression: a case report. Rev Bras Psiquiatr. 2018;40(3):344–345.

Xiong W. Pediatric pharmacologic management of autism-associated behavioral dysregulation. American Journal of Psychiatry Residents’ Journal. 2017;12(9):3-5.

Xiong W. Physician Burnout: An epidemic or the new norm?. American Journal of Psychiatry Residents’ Journal. 2017;12(4):2.

Xiong W. The art of psychopharmacology: Avoiding medication changes and slowing down. Current Psychiatry. 2017 Nov;16(11):46-47.

Xiong W. Volk v. Demeerler: a jarring collision between psychiatry and the law. Am J Psychiatry Res J. 2018;13(3):2.

Bryan Yoon, MD, PhD

Cho KIK, Kim M, Yoon YB, Lee J, Lee TY, Kwon JS., (2019 February). Disturbed thalamocortical connectivity in unaffected relatives of schizophrenia patients with a high genetic loading. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. doi: 10.1177/0004867418824020 [Epub ahead of print]

Cho M, Lee TY, Kwak YB, Yoon YB, Kim M, Kwon JS., (2019 March). Adjunctive use of anti-inflammatory drugs for schizophrenia: A meta-analytic investigation of randomized controlled trials. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. doi: 10.1177/0004867419835028 [Epub ahead of print]

Choe E, Lee TY, Kim M, Hur JW, Yoon YB, Cho KK, Kwon JS., (2018 September). Aberrant within- and between-network connectivity of the mirror neuron system network and the mentalizing network in first episode psychosis. Schizophrenia Research. 199:243-249. (doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2018.03.024)

Jung WH, Lee TY, Yoon YB, Choi CH, Kwon JS, (2018 August). Beyond Domain-Specific Expertise: Neural Signatures of Face and Spatial Working Memory in Baduk (Go Game) Experts. Front Hum Neurosci. 12: 319. (doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2018.00319)

Kim M, Kwak S, Yoon YB, Kwak YB, Kim T, Cho KIK, Lee TY, Kwon JS., (2019 June). Functional connectivity of the raphe nucleus as a predictor of the response to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Neuropsychopharmacology. doi: 10.1038/s41386-019-0436-2. [Epub ahead of print]

Lee J, Yoon YB, Wijtenburg SA, Rowland LM, Chen H, Gaston FE, Song IC, Cho KIK, Kim M, Lee TY, Kwon JS., (2018 November). Schizophrenia Research. 201:422-423. (doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2018.05.032)

Lee KH, Oh H, Suh JS, Cho KIK, Yoon YB, Shin WG, Lee TY, Kwon JS, (2018 December). Functional and Structural Connectivity of the Cerebellar Nuclei With the Striatum and Cerebral Cortex in First-Episode Psychosis. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 31(2): 143-151.

Yoon YB, Kim M, Lee J, Cho KIK, Kwak S, Lee TY, Kwon JS, (2019 Mar). Effect of tDCS on Aberrant Functional Network Connectivity in Refractory Hallucinatory Schizophrenia: A Pilot Study. Psychiatry Investig. 16(3): 244-248.


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