The Psychiatry Department promotes awareness through diverse events and activities. Diversity events and presentations have been designated among the items below. Look for *Diversity Presentation.

September 2022

September 21

  • Diversity & Inclusion - But where are you REALLY from? The AAPI experience
    Presented by: Derek Su, MD
    Fellow Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    View Presentation

June 2022

June 8

  • Physician Heal Thyself - The Changing Landscape of Provider Mental Health
    Presented by: Joshua Foster, DO
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    View Presentation

May 2022

May 25

  • Death (and the meaning of life... maybe?)
    Presented by: Miles Grant, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    View Presentation

May 18

  • ECT in children and Adolescents: Clinical Experience over 3 years
    Presented by: Pilar Cristancho, MD
    Director Interventional Psychiatry
    Washington University School of Medicine
    View Presentation

May 11

  • Testing new treatments for dysregulated inhibitory control in nicotine addiction
    Presented by: Brett Froeliger, PhD
    Director, Cognitive Neuroscience Systems (CNS) Core Facility
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

April 2022

April 20

  • Cutaneous Reactions to Psychiatric Medications
    Presented by: Johnathan Dyer, MD
    Philip C. Anderson Endowed Chair and Professor of Clinical Dermatology
    Department of Dermatology
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

April 13

  • Catatonia-Stroms and Stillness
    Presented by: Himangshu Rathinalumar, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

March 2022

March 30

  • Risk of breast cancer with prolactin elevating antipsychotic drugs: An observational study of U.S. women (ages 18-64)
    Presented by: Tahir Rahman, MD
    Associate Professor of Psychiatry
    Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
    View Presentation

March 23

  • Global Mental Health
    Presented by: Asim Al-Omari, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

March 16

  • Intention vs Impact: Implicit Bias, Microaggressions and Allyship *Diversity Presentation
    Presented by: Laura Henderson Kelley, MD
    Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
    Associate Professor of General Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
    University of Missouri School of Medicine
    View Presentation

March 9

  • LUNACY: A Focus on Mood and Light Exposure 
    Presented by: Joel Saeger, DO
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

February 2022

February 23

  • ADHD - with a focus on adult females 
    Presented by: Zane He, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

February 16

  • Let's Talk TikTok (and other Social Media in 2022) and Mental Health 
    Presented by: Ravali Poreddy, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

February 9

  • COVID-19 Effects on the Mental Health of Healthcare Workers and Possible Responses to the Resulting Challenges 
    Presented by: Justin Ehrhardt, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
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January 2022

January 26

  • Looking Like the Enemy *Diversity Presentation
    Presented by:  Michael Hosokawa, MD
    Senior Associate Dean for Education
    University of Missouri School of Medicine
    View Presentation

January 19

  • Understanding Muslim Patients *Diversity Presentation
    Presented by: Nabila Khaleel, MD
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Health, Medical Director of the Well Baby Nursery, Department Diversity Ambassador
    Department of Pediatrics University of Missouri
    View Presentation

January 12

  • Person Centered Care: Innovation in Reducing Restrain Usage on an Inpatient Psychiatric Unit
    Presented by: Debra Deeken, DNP, RN, NE-BC
    Executive Director, Clinical Operations & Nursing-Missouri Psychiatric Center
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

December 2021

December 15

  • Clozapine
    Presented by: Mary Clare Weiss, DO
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

December 8

  • Prevention of Patient Aggression
    Presented by: Stacy Skeen, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNL. Cindy Nichols, RN. Smile Lucero, MA, BCBA, LBA
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

November 2021

November 17

  • When Things Get Crazy: Managing Acute Agitation
    Presented by: Jeremy Hampton, PharmD, BCPS
    Clinical Associate Professor
    University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy
    View Presentation

November 10

  • Microaggressions and Racial Trauma: Barriers to Treatment *Diversity Presentation
    Presented by: Chad Wetterneck, PhD
    Clinical Director, Trauma Recovery Services, Psychologist
    Rogers Behavioral Health
    View Presentation

October 2021

October 27

  • History and Current Practices of IRBs
    Presented by: Lori Wilcox, EdD, MS
    Director HRPP/IRB
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

October 20

  • Working with Parents of Color in a Medical Setting *Diversity Presentation
    Presented by: Catherine Miller, MEd, LPC
    Triple P Coordinator
    Department of Psychiatry 
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

June 2021

June 9

  • Managing Acute Alcohol Withdrawal
    Presented by: Keira Chism, MD
    Chief Transplant Psychiatrist
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    View Presentation

May 2021

May 19

  • The JEDI arts and your patient *Diversity Presentation
    Presented by: Cheryl Al-Mateen, MD
    Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; General Psychiatry
    Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU
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May 12

  • Science, Psychology, Medicine, Magic - On the Origins of Psychiatry and Future Directions
    Presented by: David Mauro, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry University of Missouri
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April 2021

April 28

  • Comprehensive Care for High-Risk Children: Increasing Dialogue Between Stakeholders Involved in Patient Care
    Presented by: Ravi Shankar, MD
    Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Director
    Department of Psychiatry University of Missouri
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April 21

  • Cognitive-behavioral Interventions for Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizures: Review of Evidence and Case Presentation
    Presented by: Adam Everson, MA
    Doctoral Candidate, Counseling Department of Psychology
    University of Missouri
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April 14

  • Methamphetamine Abuse Treatments
    Presented by: Jesse Garwood, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry University of Missouri
    View Presentation
    *Warning: Explicit language

March 2021

March 31

  • Effective Interventions in the Chronically Dysregulated Patient
    Presented by: Blaise Aguirre, MD
    Medical Director 3East, McLean Hospital
    Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
    View Presentation

March 24

  • Video Gaming and Mental Health
    Presented by: Hanqing "Henry" Bai, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry University of Missouri
    View Presentation

February 2021

February 17

  • Advancement in Stimulant Formulations: Optimizing Treatment for ADHD
    Presented by: Sultana Jahan, MD
    Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
    Department of Psychiatry University of Missouri
    View Presentation

February 10

  • Dilemma of Diagnosis Prevention and Treatment of Postpartum Psychosis
    Presented by: Osekpamen Alex-Ohunyon, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry University of Missouri
    View Presentation

January 2021

January 27

  • Self-Inquiry: Exploring the Scope in Depression and Anxiety
    Presented by: Anand Chockalingam, MD
    Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
    Department of Medicine University of Missouri
    View Presentation

January 20

  • Determining Decision Making Capacity
    Presented by: Vera Prisacari, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry University of Missouri
    View Presentation

January 13

  • Harassment and discrimination against staff and physicians *Diversity Presentation
    Presented by: Derek Su, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry University of Missouri
    View Presentation
    *Due to technical difficulties, only second half of presentation is available for viewing 

December 2020

December 9

  • Exploring the future of psychiatry with treatment resistant depression
    Presented by: Richard Wadsworth, DO
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry University of Missouri
    View Presentation

December 16

  • Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizure: The Face of Conversion Disorder
    Presented by: Omagbemi "Alex" Buwa, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry University of Missouri
    View Presentation

November 2020

November 11

  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD
    Presented by: Anchana Dominic, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry University of Missouri
    View Presentation

November 18, 2020

  • Leadership development and residency--a personal perspective *Diversity Presentation
    Presented by:Karin Muraszko, MD
    Chair and Julian T. Hoff, M.D. Professor, Neurological Surgery
    Professor, Neurological Surgery
    Professor, Pediatrics
    Professor, Plastic Surgery
    University of Michigan
    View Presentation

October 2020

October 14

  • Development and Clinical Translation of Emerging Brain Stimulation Techniques for Neuropsychiatric Disorders
    Presented by: Bashar Badran, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Neuro-X Lab
    Associate Editor, Augmented and Synthetic Neuroergonomics
    Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
    Brain Stimulation Division
    Medical University of South Carolina
    View Presentation

October 21

  • Clinician Well-Being
    Presented by: Craig Rooney, PhD
    Director and Counseling Psychologist, Office of Clinician Well-Being
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

October 28

  • Don’t throw the Benzos out with the bath water: A case of iatrogenic benzodiazepine withdrawal
    Presented by: Taiye Popoola, MD
    Resident Physician
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

September 2020

September 30

  • Closing the Experience Gap: Connecting the Xs and Os!
    Presented by: Jeffrey Robbins, CPXP, M.S.
    Department Administrator and Practice Manager
    University of Missouri School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
    View Presentation

August 2020

August 26

  • Understanding Transgender Identities and the Basics of Trans-Affirming Psychiatric Care *Diversity Presentation
    Presented by: Eli Kean, PhD Coordinator, LGBTQ Resource Center, Department of Social Justice
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

July 2020

July 8

  • The Impact of Health Disparities and Social Inequities in the Age of COVID-19 *Diversity Presentation
    Presented by: Laura Henderson Kelley, MD, MPH, Debra Howenstine, MD, Melissa Lewis PhD
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

June 2020

June 10

  • Psychiatry in the age of med checks: Meaning-making in 15 minute q3month intervals
    Presented by: Ruth Grant, MD
    Resident Physician Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

June 24

  • Nevertheless, She Persisted: Gender Stereotypes & Impact on Career Choices
    Presented by: Alejandra Mariana Gudiño, MS. MBA Inclusive Education Coordinator
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

May 2020

May 13

  • OCD: Clinical Manifestations & Pearls for Practice
    Presented by: Kathleen McGuire, DO
    Resident Physician Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

May 20

  • Assessing competence and the need for guardianship
    Presented by: Rocksheng Zhong, MD, MHS
    Lecturer, Law & Psychiatry Division, Yale School of Medicine
    Adjunct Instructor, Department of Medical Education, UAB School of Medicine
    Staff Psychiatrist, Compass Health Network
    View Presentation

April 2020

April 8

  • What is Artificial Intelligence, and why does it matter to me (and my patient)?
    Presented by: Brandon Brewer, MD
    Resident Physician Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

April 15

  • Lessons in Loneliness: personal and societal costs of loneliness epidemic and strategies for fighting back
    Presented by: Cameron Myers, MD
    Resident Physician Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

April 22

  • Pediatric Mood Disorders: the pathway from the past to the future
    Presented by: Ahmed Z. Elmaadawi, MD
    Pediatric Psychiatrist
    Beacon Medical Group Behavioral Health
    South Bend, IN
    View Presentation

April 29

  • Combining Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology: Rationale, Application, and Outcomes
    Presented by: Thomas Schwartz, MD
    Senior Associate Dean of Education-Interim Chair/Professor, Psychiatry Department
    SUNY Upstate Medical University Syracuse, NY
    View Presentation

March 2020

March 11

  • Breaking the Chains -the Rise and Fall of the Asylum in the Care of the Mentally Ill
    Presented by: Charles Strode, DO
    Resident Physician Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

March 18

  • Psychopharmacology in Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Presented by: Michael Ford, MD
    Resident Physician Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

February 2020

February 12

  • "Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic"
    Presented by Meelie Bordoloi, MD
    Resident Physician
    University of Missouri- Department of Psychiatry
    View Presentation

February 19

  • "History of Psychiatry in America"
    Presented by Tarek Hassaballa, MD
    Resident Physician
    University of Missouri- Department of Psychiatry
    View Presentation

February 26

  • "Let's Talk About Meth"
    Presented by Bob Sobule, PA-C CAQ-Psychiatry
    Psychiatry Fellowship Program Director
    University of Missouri
    View Presentation

January 2020

January 8

  • "Dying to Be Ill, Patient or Pretender: Medical, Legal and Ethical Dilemma Behind Factitious Disorder"
    Presented by Akriti Sinha, MD
    Resident Physician
    University of Missouri- Department of Psychiatry
    View Presentation

January 15

  • "Agitation"
    Presented by Gareth Marsh, DO
    Resident Physician
    University of Missouri- Department of Psychiatry
    View Presentation

January 22

  • "Mental Health Recidivism - Understanding Results. Version 1.2"
    Presented by Patricia Alafaireet
    Director of Applied Health Informatics
    University of Missouri- Department of Health Management and Informatics
    View Presentation

January 29

  • "Deep Brain Stimulation for Treatment of Refractory Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder"
    Presented by Marwa Badawy, MD
    Resident Physician Department of Psychiatry
    University of Missouri- Department of Psychiatry
    View Presentation