Grand Rounds

April 4, 2018

Brian Ahmedani, PhD, LMSW

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

RUB Auditorium

Dr. Brian Ahmedani received his PhD and MSW degrees in Social Work from Michigan State University (MSU). He is a fully licensed clinical and macro masters-level social worker in the State of Michigan. Dr. Ahmedani also completed a graduate certificate in Epidemiology at MSU during his NIH / NIDA-funded fellowship program in Drug Dependence

April 25, 2018

Anthony Rostain, MD, MA

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

RUB Auditorium

Anthony Rostain, MD, MA

Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Special Endowed Lectureship

Title: Integrative Treatment of Adults with ASD and ADHD

Disclosures: Dr. Rostain is a consultant for Shire, Arbor, Lundbeck, Ironshore. He also receives royalties

May 23, 2018

Grand Rounds Lecture--Albert J. Silverman Research Conference

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

RUB Auditorium

Albert J. Silverman Research Conference

Aldo Badiani, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology and Addiction Medicine

Director, Sussex Addiction Research and Intervention Center

School of Psychology University of Sussex

Title: “Mechanisms for Development of Substance Use Disorders”

Disclosures:

May 16, 2018

21st Annual Max Hutt Lecture

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

RUB Auditorium

21st Annual Max Hutt Lecture

Gregory T. Smith, Ph.D.

My students and I conduct work in three areas: risk for alcoholism, risk for eating disorders, and clinical assessment methodology. Some of that work involves development of basic theory with respect to both personality and learning:

Risk for Alcoholism Our

May 2, 2018

Sally Rogers, PhD

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

RUB Auditorium

Sally Rogers, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UC Davis Mind Institute

Dr. Rogers specializes in conducting developmental and treatment research into autism and other developmental disorders and working with children with developmental disabilities and their families, especially young children

April 18, 2018

Martin Paulus, MD

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

RUB Auditorium

Martin Paulus, MD

Scientific Director and President, Laureate Institute for Brain Research

Dr. Paulus’ research focuses on three main areas:

(1) Understanding the neurobiology of anxiety disorders and addictive disorders using decision-making and interoception with brain imaging technology. (2) Developing tools using

April 11, 2018

Sheri L. Johnson, PhD

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

RUB Auditorium

Sheri L. Johnson, PhD

Professor, University of California, Berkley, Psychology Department

Basic and treatment research on bipolar disorder. Neurobiological, cognitive, emotional, and social triggers of mania, with a focus on the reward system. Psychosocial parallels in the triggers of bipolar and unipolar depression.

March 7, 2018

Elissa Epel, PhD

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

RUB Auditorium

Elissa Epel, PhD

Elissa Epel, Ph.D, is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, at University of California, San Francisco. Her research aims to elucidate mechanisms of healthy aging, and to apply this basic science to scalable interventions that can reach vulnerable populations. She is the Director of the Aging, Metabolism, and

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