Resident Achievements

Adriane Dela Cruz, M.D., Ph.D., was named a 2012 American Association of Addiction Psychiatry Honor Scholar and was also named an alternate for the APA Leadership Award for 2013. She also has two publications:

A.M. dela Cruz, I. H. Bernstein, T. L. Greer, R. Walker, C. D. Rethorst, B. Grannemann, T. Carmody, and M. H. Trivedi. Self-rated measure of pain frequency, intensity, and burden (P-FIBS): psychometric properties of a new instrument for the assessment of pain. Journal of Psychiatric Research. In press.

A.M. dela Cruz and M.H. Trivedi. Screening tools for opioid addiction in patients with chronic noncancer pain. Texas Medicine. In press.

Thomas Butler, M.D., has two publications:

Butler T, Choe C. “Antidepressant Medications in Preadolescent Children with Unipolar Depression: A Review of the Evidence.” Directions in Psychiatry. 2013 Vol 33(2): 89-97.

Butler, TN, Yellowlees P. “Cost analysis of store-and-forward telepsychiatry as a consultation model for primary care.” Telemed J E Health. 2012 Jan-Feb;18(1):74-7.

Lindsay Chapman, D.O., has a publication:

Chapman, L, Ibrahim H. “Identification and Management of Suicide Risk in Veterans.” Texas Medicine. In press.

Cameron Culver, M.D., M.P.H., presented a poster at the American Epilepsy Society meeting in December 2013 titled, “Psychogenic non-epileptic seizure (PNES) patients and health care utilization pre-/post-diagnosis.”

Jennifer Giampaolo, M.D., presented at the April 17 Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance meeting on "Preventing Perinatal Depression.” She was also recently named Chair of the government and legislative committee of the North Texas Psychiatric Society. Dr. Giampaolo also is Chair of Government-Legislative Affairs of the North Texas Society of Psychiatry Physicians Executive Council.

Josh Hubregsen, M.D., continues to serve on the local spiritual assembly of the Baha'is of Dallas throughout residency in the position of recording secretary and as a lay clergyman.

Anne Johnson, M.D., authored a chapter titled "Self-Inflicted Dermatoses" in The Color Atlas of Family Medicine, 2nd edition, by Richard Usatine, M.D.

Michelle Lagrone, M.D., started a music group along with medical students and residents that plays at the Zale Lipshy University Hospital inpatient unit, called the Psychiatry Music Project. She also volunteered at Ability Connection, singing songs to children with disabilities.

Uzma Nakodory, M.D., is a recipient of a travel award from the Educational Outreach Program for General Psychiatry Residents, supported by Lilly USA, LLC to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Meeting.

Maria Lopez-Rosario, M.D., won the American Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Educational Outreach Award this year. Under Dina Hooshyar, M.D.’s guidance, she was also the only resident participating in the Dallas County Prostitute Diversion Initiative. Dr. Lopez-Rosario also formed a team for the Dallas NAMI walk and Metrocare 5K with Dr. Rosemary Wright.

Rosemary Wright, M.Sc., D.O., received the Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health Scholarship to attend AGPA meeting in Boston 2014. She raised funds and participated in Dallas NAMI walk and Metrocare 5K with Dr. Lopez-Rosario.

Recent Previous Resident Achievements

Gayle Ayers, D.O., and Taly Drimer Kagan, M.D., were named Geriatric Mental Health Foundation (GMHF) Honors Scholars for 2013. Dr. Ayers presented her senior project, "Can We Prescribe Exercise as a Preventative of Dementia?" at Geriatric Medicine Grand Rounds.

Hussam Bahloul, M.D., and Rebecca Hanna, M.D., had a paper, "Teaching psychiatry residents about suicide loss: Impact of an educational program," accepted at Academic Psychiatry.

Dr. Bahloul was awarded the 2013 American Psychosomatic Society Medical Trainee Travel Award and the 2013 American Group Psychotherapy Association Tuition Scholarship.

Margaret Balfour, M.D., received the American Psychiatric Association/Bristol-Myers Squibb Public Psychiatry Fellowship for 2009–2011.

David Bobb, M.D., was awarded the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL)/Rappeport Fellowship to attend the annual meetings of the AAPL in 2010–2011.

Chris Chee, D.O., was awarded the 2012 American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Educational Outreach Program Award and was appointed to the AACAP College Student Mental Health Committee.

Tanishia Choice, M.D., received the American Psychiatric Association/Bristol-Myers Squibb Public Psychiatry Fellowship for 2010–2012. She also received the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Educational Outreach Program Award in August 2011. She presented "Innovative strategies to reduce the stigma of mental illness" at the APA Institute on Psychiatric Services in October 2011. Dr. Choice also gave a presentation titled "Intergeneration differences in self-identification among psychiatrists from minority and underrepresented (MUR) groups: Implications for the American Psychiatric Association (APA)" at the 2012 APA Annual Meeting.

Molly Camp, M.D., was first author on a paper in Academic Psychiatry, March 2010, titled "The joker: A dark night for depictions of mental illness." She also was awarded Geriatric Mental Health Foundation scholarships to attend the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) meeting and scholars program for residents and also received an AADPRT/George Ginsberg, M.D., Fellowship for Psychiatric Education.

Taly Drimer Kagan, M.D., was named Geriatric Mental Health Foundation (GMHF) Honors Scholars for 2013.

Along with their regular residency education, Fred Gioia, M.D., and Shawn Chambers, M.D., also were enrolled in the postgraduate program in psychoanalytic psychotherapy or 4P.

Rebecca Hanna, M.D., had a paper, "Teaching psychiatry residents about suicide loss: Impact of an educational program," accepted at Academic Psychiatry.

Elena Ivleva, M.D., was first author on "Cognitive endophenotypes of psychosis within dimension and diagnosis," which was published in Psychiatry Research 2012;196:38–44, and "Memory generalization is selectively altered in the psychosis dimension," which appeared in Schizophrenia Research. She also received the NARSAD Young Investigator Award for a high-resolution imaging study in relatives of patients with schizophrenia.

Dr. Ivleva and Carol Tamminga, M.D., jointly received the APA/Kempf Fund Award for Senior and Young Investigators for Research Development in Psychobiological Psychiatry.

Tessa Manning, M.D., received The Group Psychotherapy Foundation Byron Wilkenfeld Psychiatric Resident Scholarship to attend the American Group Psychotherapy Association's Annual Meeting in New York February 28–March 5, 2011.

Carrie McAdams, M.D., Ph.D., was awarded a scholarship to attend the Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators at the American Psychiatric Association in 2009–2010.

Nicholas Piotrowski, M.D., received the Regional Travel Award from the American Association of Addiction Psychiatry and submitted an abstract to present a scholarly project poster, “Assessing Barriers to Use of Pharmacotherapies for Substance Use Disorders in Psychiatric Residents,” at the AAAP conference in December 2014.

Diane Reis, M.D., served as American Association of Medical Colleges Resident Council Representative, 2011–2013.

Tanuj Siddhartha, M.D., was awarded the American Association of Psychiatry Residency Directors International Medical Graduate Fellowship for 2007–2008.

Marisa Toups, M.D., won a fellowship to support her attendance at the Workshop on Clinical Trials in Psychopharmacology in New York City and was also named one of the American Psychiatric Associations Janssen Resident Psychiatric Research Scholars for 2009–2011.

Matt Warren, M.D., Ph.D., published "Is Routine Testing of Vitamin B12 cost-effective in workup for cognitive impairment?" in American Family Physician 2012; 85(8): 1-2. He also authored "Lipids and adipokines as risk factors for Alzheimer's disease" in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 2012; 29(1): 151-157.

Jadon Webb, M.D., Ph.D., and John Dubose, M.D., published "Symptoms of major depression following pseudoephedrine withdrawal: A case report," in The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences (2013; 25:54-55). Dr. Webb also published "Co-occurring akathisia and restless legs syndrome likely induced by quetiapine" in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. (2012; 24:46-47).