Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in Clinical Settings
Join us on February 12th when the Department will host a Clinical Grand Rounds focusing on addressing intimate partner violence with featured presentations by experts from the Pitt Department of Psychiatry and community partners at the Women's Shelter and Center and VA Pittsburgh Healthcare Center.
Date & Time. February 12, 2021; 12:00pm to 1:30pm
'Tracking’ Psychopathology with Diffusion MRI - From Methodological Aspects to Current Applications
We hope you will join us for the next Meet the PI lecture featuring the work of Amelia Versace, MD. Dr. Versace is an expert in diffusion imaging data analyses and she uses innovative diffusion imaging techniques to examine abnormalities in specific white matter tracts important for emotional regulation in a variety of psychiatric disorders. Her research examines the neurobiology of emotion regulation and associated psychiatric disorders.
Long-Term Effects of Prenatal Drug Exposure: Findings from the Pittsburgh Maternal Health Practices Studies
The Meet the PI lecture series continues on February 26th with a presentation by Gale Richardson, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Richardson is an expert on the developmental effects of prenatal substance use, specifically focusing on prenatal cocaine exposure (PCE) and its long-term effects on offspring.
Neuroendocrinology of Mood, Behavior, and Cognition across the Female Life Span
Our Distinguished Scientist Lecture series welcomes C. Neill Epperson, MD on March 5, 2021 as our featured speaker. Dr. Epperson is the Robert Freedman Endowed Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. She is internationally known for her unique lifespan approach to women’s reproductive and behavioral health in both the clinical and research realms.
Neuroimaging of AD Pathology in Aging and Down Syndrome
We are delighted to feature the work of Ann Cohen, PhD at our next Meet the PI lecture. Dr. Cohen is a leader in translational research in amyloid-based neurodegenerative conditions. Her work focuses on the early detection of beta-amyloid and factors that might modify the relationship between amyloid deposition and the normal concomitants of advancing age. She investigates the relationship between subclinical Alzheimer’s Disease pathology and modifiable risk factors that could explain the development of cognitive changes in midlife and old age.