Alfredo L Sklar, MD, PhD
Education & Training
Selected Honors & Awards
- Sklar AL, Coffman BA & Salisbury DF. (2021). Fronto-parietal network function during cued visual search in the first-episode schizophrenia spectrum. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 141, 339-345.
- Sklar AL, Coffman BA & Salisbury DF. (2020). Localization of early-stage visual processing deficits at schizophrenia spectrum illness onset using magnetoencephalography. Schizophrenia bulletin, 46(4), 955-963.
- Sklar AL, Coffman BA, Haas G, Ghuman A, Cho R, & Salisbury DF. (2020). Inefficient visual search strategies in the first-episode schizophrenia spectrum. Schizophrenia research, 224, 126-132.
Functional Connectivity Deficits During Visual Working Memory in First-Episode Psychosis
Scientists specializing in the field of psychosis research have characterized schizophrenia as a syndrome of brain dysconnectivity. Visual working memory, an executive function that relies upon coordinated activity across distributed brain regions to support various cognitive operations, has consistently exhibited impairments in schizophrenia. Indeed, cognitive symptoms account for significant functional and...
The Department of Psychiatry Welcomes Alfredo Sklar, MD, PhD, to the Faculty
We are pleased to announce that Alfredo Sklar, MD, PhD, has joined the faculty as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry. Dr. Sklar received his MD and PhD at the University of Florida. He completed his residency at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital in the Psychiatry Research Pathway, where he served as chief resident from 2019-2020. He then completed his postdoctoral training at Pitt in the National Institute of Mental...