Week of May 23rd, 2022May 23, 2022
Dr. Rob Rosenthal authored an article titled "These strategies and life hacks can help anyone with ADHD, as well as those who struggle with attention problems but don't have a diagnosis" for The Conversation.
Dr. Paula Riggs and Dr. Chris Thurstone were quoted in a Denver Gazette article titled "Colorado's overdose rates for teens and young people have skyrocketed."
Dr. Steven Berkowitz was interviewed in a Denver 7 story titled "Study: PTSD more costly than other common mental health conditions in U.S.", which references a new study by Veterans Affairs Research Communications.
Dr. Rachel Davis participated in a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) and CU Anschutz 360 podcast with Dr. Moksha Patel to discuss how a deep brain stimulation surgery for OCD treatment changed Dr. Patel's life.
Emily Hemendinger, MPH, LCSW, was featured in the "Hidden Gems" feature in Voyage Denver, an online magazine. She talked about the OCD program and team.
Dr. Christopher Schneck was interviewed in a Denver Post article titled "Naomi Judd’s death shines spotlight on treatment-resistant depression. Here’s what can help."
Dr. Jessica Hawks was included in a KKTV 11 feature about a mental health town hall, held on May 5th, where experts answered questions from parents.
Dr. Jonathon Loring received Recognition of Excellence on medical student evaluations.
Dr. Jessica Kenny gave an oral presentation at the 2022 Pediatric Academic Societies conference titled "PCPs on the frontlines: Actions and recommendations to address adolescent depression and suicidality." Dr. Kimberly Kelsay, Dr. Maya Bunik, MPH, Amanda Millar, MSS, Shengh Xiong, BS, and Dr. Ayelet Talmi also contributed.
Drs. Rachel Davis, Ed Macphee, and Joseph Sakai represented the DOPsych at the Colorado Psychiatric Society dinner meeting April 28th. They gave rapid-fire talks about TMS/DBS for addiction, DBS for OCD, and psychedelics. Dr. Moksha Patel also shared his story.
Colorado Neuroscience of Behavioral Health and Wellness Research Group put together a team to run the Colfax Marathon Relay. From left to right, pictured are Lauren Sarabia, BS (purple tutu), Eve Delao, BA (pink tutu), Christina Erpelding, BS (rainbow tutu), Allison Hild, BS (blue tutu), and Dr. Kristina Legget (green tutu).
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JOURNAL PUBLICATIONSCinciripini, P. M., Kypriotakis, G., Green, C., Lawrence, D., Anthenelli, R. M., Minnix, J., Blalock, J. A., Beneventi, D., Morris, C., & Karam-Hage, M. (2022). The effects of varenicline, bupropion, nicotine patch, and placebo on smoking cessation among smokers with major depression: A randomized clinical trial. Depression and Anxiety, 39, 429– 440. https://doi.org/10.1002/da.23259
Schacht JP, Yeongbin Im, Hoffman M, Voronin KE, Book SW, Anton RF. Effects of pharmacological and genetic regulation of COMT activity in alcohol use disorder: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial of tolcapone. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2022 May 6:1-8. doi: 10.1038/s41386-022-01335-z. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35523943; PMCID: PMC9073504.