Faculty

Jessica M Gannon, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.
Pittsburgh
 
PA
 
15213
Assistant
Lorraine Williams

Education & Training

MD
University of Kansas, School of Medicine Medicine
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMCPsychiatry
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMCElectroconvulsive Therapy

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Psychiatric Association

Research Interests

Schizophrenia; Smoking cessation
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Wilkening, G. L., Gannon, J. M., Ross, C., Brennan, J. L., Fabian, T. J., Marcsisin, M. J., & Benedict, N. J. (2016). Evaluation of Branched-Narrative Virtual Patients for Interprofessional Education of Psychiatry Residents. Academic Psychiatry, 1-5.
  2. Forrest, P. E., Brinson, A. J., Gannon, J. M., George, T. P., Perkins, K. A., & Chengappa, K. N. R. (2015). An Association Between the Use of Hypnotics and Quit Status in the Treatment of Nicotine Dependence With Varenicline in Bipolar Disorder. Journal of clinical psychopharmacology, 35(2), 199-200.
  3. Gannon, J. M., Forrest, P. E., & Chengappa, K. R. (2014). Subtle changes in thyroid indices during a placebo-controlled study of an extract of Withania somnifera in persons with bipolar disorder. Journal of Ayurveda and integrative medicine, 5(4), 241.

Clinical Interests

Schizophrenia; Psychotic disorders
Selected Clinical Publications & Products
  1. Chengappa KN, Gannon JM, Acharya L, Rai A (2017). The Potential Utility of Ashwagandha for Improving Cognitive Dysfunction in Persons with Bipolar or Other Neurocognitive Disorders. In: Kaul S, Wadhwa R, editors. Science of Ashwagandha: Preventive and Therapeutic Potential. Springer International Publishing.

Education Interests

Resident education and mentorship; Mentoring early-career faculty
Selected Education Publications & Products
  1. Marcsisin, M. J., Rosenstock, J. B., & Gannon, J. M. (2016). Schizophrenia and Related Disorders. Oxford University Press.