Grand Rounds Lecture Series

This schedule is continually updated as dates and lecture titles are confirmed. Please contact Kellie Hindman at if you have any questions or comments. All lectures take place in the Neuroscience Center/Goodman Hall Auditorium, from 11:00-12:00, unless otherwise noted. Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held every Friday of the month, September-May.


Fall 2016/Spring 2017


Next Grand Rounds:
Date: May 26, 2017
Speaker: John Nurnberger Sr., M.D., Resident Research Award 
Lecture title: Winner, Seth Judd, DO: Mental Health Court Manuscript
Location: IUSM Neuroscience Center/Goodman Hall auditorium
Time: 11:00- am - 12:00 noon

Special Grand Rounds lectures are highlighted in blue. Locations other than the Neuroscience Center/Goodman Hall are highlighted in red.


September 2, 2016
Robert Rhoton, Psy.D., Arizona Trauma Institute
Being Trauma Sensitive


September 9, 2016
Sue Carter, Ph.D., Director, Kinsey Institute
The Neurobiology of Love: An Oxytocin Hypothesis


September 16, 2016
Bruce Lamb, Ph.D., Stark Neuroscience
The Role of Immunity in Alzheimer’s Disease Pathogenesis
Neuroscience Research Building, room 101


September 23, 2016
Grand Rounds is the 11:00 hour of the 10th Annual Martin Family Symposium
Liana Apostolova, M.D., IUSM Neurology
Alzheimer’s Disease Imaging Biomarkers: Past, Present and Future

September 30, 2016
Roberto Lewis Fernandez, M.D., Columbia University
Culture and DSM-5

Cultural/Diversity Grand Rounds


October 7, 2016
Elizabeth Begyn, Ph.D., Alexandra Quast, Psy.D.
Neuropsychological perspective to transfer of care: Ways to support a successful transition 

October 14, 2016
John Greden, M.D., University of Michigan
Personalized Treatments For Depressions and Bipolar Illnesses:
The Time Has Come!

October 21, 2016
Amy Williams, Ph.D.
Pediatric Pain: Biopsychosocial Factors in the Modulation of Pain and Implications for Psychotherapy


October 28, 2016
Jeff Katzman, M.D., University of New Mexico
Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy: Evidence and Technique 


November 4, 2016
Massoud Stephane, M.D., IUSM Adult Psychiatry
A Starting Point for Hallucinations Research: The Patient's Experience


November 11, 2016
No Grand Rounds


November 18, 2016
Camila Arnaudo, M.D., Addiction Psychiatry fellow, IUSM Psychiatry Substance Use
Psychiatric Co-morbidities in Women with Opioid Use Disorder


November 25, 2016
No Grand Rounds
Happy Thanksgiving!


December 2, 2016
John Hasewinkel, M.D., IUSM Department of Anesthesia; Anne Kelley, Physician Assistance Program, ISMA
Coming to the Assistance of the Troubled Physician


December 9, 2016
Eric Engleman, Ph.D.
Something Completely Different:  Addicted Worms


December 16, 2016
Annual Resident vs Faculty: Jeopardy


December 23, 2016
No Grand Rounds
Christmas Holiday

December 30, 2016
No Grand Rounds
New Year's Holiday


January 6, 2017
Fulton Crews, Ph.D., UNC-Chapel Hill
Neuroimmune Signaling, Adolescent Brain Development and Alcoholism


January 13, 2017
Jill Fodstad, Ph.D.
Proto-Injurious and Early SIB in ID/DD: Identification and Intervention


January 20, 2017
Tracy Gunter, M.D., Natalie Dattilo, Ph.D.
Individual and Occupational Health Perspectives  in Physician Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

January 27, 2017
C. Rusty Stennett, M.D., PGY-IV Resident, IUSM Department of Psychiatry
Overview of Emotional Support Animals


February 3, 2017
John Nurnberger, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
Psychiatric Genetics: Advances in Basic Science and Clinical Practice


February 10, 2017
Joseph Niezer, M.D., PGY-IV Resident, IUSM Department of Psychiatry
Hypocretin: Physiology and Role in Psychiatric Disorders


February 17, 2017
Daniel Bateman, M.D., IUSM Geriatric Psychiatry 
Neuropsychiatric Pre-dementia Syndromes


February 24, 2017 - no Grand Rounds
40th Annual Arthur B. Richter Conference in Child Psychiatry
Eric Youngstrum, Ph.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill


March 3, 2017
Seth Judd, DO, PGY-IV Resident, IUSM Department of Psychiatry
Behavioral Genetics in Psychopathy and Antisocial Spectrum Disorders


March 10, 2017
Kenneth Smith, DO, PGY-IV Resident, IUSM Department of Psychiatry
Case Presentation: Family Interactions and Psychopathology in a Medically Hospitalized Patient


March 17, 2017


March 24, 2017
Gerard Sanacora, M.D., Ph.D.
Ketamine Treatment of Mood Disorders: Ready for Prime Time?


March 31, 2017
Luis de Lecea, Ph.D., Stanford
Greater Indiana Society for Neuroscience - shared Grand Rounds
To Sleep or Not to Sleep? Optogenetic Control of Arousal Circuits


April 7, 2017
Ryan Greene, Psy.D., VA Group
Dementia Research and Care in the VA Medical System

April 14, 2017
No Grand Rounds
Happy Easter


April 21, 2017
Maryland Pao, M.D., NIMH
Will You Remember Me?: Psychiatric Consultation Liaison in Pediatric Oncology


April 28, 2017
Cheryl McCullumsmith, M.D. Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Annual Women in Psychiatry Lecture
Life in the Fast Lane: Emergency Psychiatry Research and Rapidly Acting Antidepressants


May 5, 2017
Jayme Ahmed, M.D., PGY-IV Resident, IUSM Department of Psychiatry
Is Ignorance Bliss? Social Media Use and Mood 


May 12, 2017
Zachary Adams, Ph.D., Child Group
Mobile Health Tools for Pediatric Behavioral Health


May 19, 2017
No Grand Rounds - APA and Biological Psychiatry annual meetings


May 26, 2017
John Nurnberger Sr., M.D., Resident Research Project Award
Winner, Seth Judd, DO: Mental Health Court Manuscript

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