Academic Psychiatry Day 2022

Academic Psychiatry

Friday June 17, 2022 from 10:45 am - 4:00pm
held in person
VPH Conference Center and Gym

link to Abstract Book

10:45-10:50am Welcome and Introduction

Oral Session 1:

Brent Necaise, MD

Gender dysphoria: Diagnosis, treatments, and the role of the psychiatrist
Ryan Oakley, MD Psychedelics and Psychedelic-like Medicines in Psychiatry: A Brief Overview and Recent Update On the Evidence 
David Steadman, MD Psychiatric comorbidities and psychopharmacological considerations in the treatment of the transgender and nonbinary population
India Reddy, MD, PhD Identification of transdiagnostic childhood externalizing pathology within an electronic medical records database and pilot study of rare copy number variation
12:00- 1:00pm

Plenary Session

Alvin C. Powers, MD
Joe C. Davis Chair in Biomedical Science
Professor of Medicine, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Director, Vanderbilt Diabetes Center
Chief, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

“Multi-variable equations, dominos (not the pizza), and boats: some thoughts about science and medicine (connections, collaborations, etc.)”

Scientists and physicians are influenced both formally and informally by the communities in which they work (departments, centers, programs, professional societies, etc.). The presentation will provide examples of these concepts and discuss the vital and varied role of mentors in career development.

1:00- 2:00pm

Poster Session #1 and lunch

2:00 - 3:00pm

Oral Session 2

Sarah Szymkowicz, PhD Cognitive phenotypes in late-life depression
Alexandra Moussa-Tooks, PhD Cerebellar structure and cognitive ability in psychosis
Alexander Conley, PhD Relationship between cholinergic activity and amyloid status using FEOBV PET in healthy postmenopausal women: a pilot study
Alex Steiner, PhD Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor differentially controls mossy cell activity across the dentate gyrus longitudinal axis
3:00 - 3:55pm

Poster Session 2 and Baked Bear Ice Cream Sandwich Social

3:55- 4:00pm Closing