Psychiatry Residency Program Leadership

Kristin Cadenhead, M.D., Residency Training Director

Dr. Cadenhead Dr. Cadenhead went to medical school at University of Texas Medical - Galveston and completed her psychiatry residency at UCSD. Dr. Cadenhead is the Director of the Psychiatry Primary Care Clinic at the San Diego Veterans Administrative Medical Center. Her areas of research focus on prodromal and subsyndromal schizophrenia. She has been Associate Training Director in charge of the Senior class since 2001 and plays a proactive role in the independent study and research training program.

Ashley Clark, M.D., Associate Training Director

Dr. Domingues Dr. Clark is a board-certified psychiatrist who works in the Women’s Reproductive Mental Health Clinic and specializes in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Dr. Clark attended the University of Vermont, College of Medicine for her medical degree and then completed her internship and residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. During her final year of residency, she served as chief resident and also completed an outpatient program devoted to assessing and treating women with psychiatric conditions associated with hormonal challenges and reproductive life events at the Women’s Life Center at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Since completing her residency training in psychiatry, Dr. Clark has worked as a staff psychiatrist at the Naval Medical Center San Diego where she was an Assistant Residency Training Director. She currently works supervising PGY3 and PGY4 residents during their general outpatient rotations in Hillcrest and in the Women’s Reproductive Mental Health Clinic in La Jolla.                                                               

 

 

Isabel Domingues, M.D., Associate Training Director

Dr. DominguesDr. Domingues, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist who specializes in treating young adults with early psychosis. She also has clinical expertise in identifying young adults at high-risk of developing a psychotic disorder or in the “prodromal” (early) phase. She completed residency training in Psychiatry at UC San Diego Health and was Chief Resident at the outpatient clinic in Hillcrest. She earned a medical degree from Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, in Portugal. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and enjoys working with the Latino population.

Alana Iglewicz, M.D., Associate Training Director

Dr. Iglewicz went to medical school at the University of Pittsburg and completed her residency at UCSD.  Dr. Iglewicz has taken the leadership role of strengthening the curriculum and clinical experience for psychotherapy throughout all the entire residency experience.  She also supervises and mentors residents through the emergency psychiatry experience.

Larry Malak, M.D., Associate Training Director

Dr. Malak is Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California San Diego (UCSD), Associate Director for UCSD Community Psychiatry Fellowship, Third Year Residency Program Site Director at UCSD, and Co Director for Advanced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Clinical Training Program at UCSD.  He attended medical school in Houston at Baylor College of Medicine before returning to California for residency training at UC San Diego.  While in residency, he served as Chief Resident in his final year at the UCSD Medical Center and won the Lewis Judd Resident Research Award for his original work looking at Psychiatric Re-admissions to UCSD.  Dr. Malak is active within organized psychiatry at the national, state and local level.  He has served as a Resident Representative to the San Diego Psychiatric Society council during residency and now serves as the Vice President.

 

Michael J. McCarthy M.D., Ph.D. Associate Training Director

Dr. McCarthy graduated from Ohio State University, where he pursued his medical and neuroscience research education through the Medical Scientist Training Program. He completed his clinical education in Psychiatry at UCSD on the Research Residency Track. He subsequently completed the UCSD Biological Psychiatry Research Fellowship with additional training in genetics and cell biology. Currently, he is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UCSD, where he works as a Staff Psychiatrist in the San Diego VA Mood Disorders Clinic, and runs a research program investigating the cellular, molecular, and genetic underpinnings of bipolar disorder. He serves as Associate Director for both the General Psychiatry Residency and the Psychiatry Research Track where he oversees key elements of education and research in biological psychiatry and neuroscience.

 

Sanjai Rao, M.D., Associate Training Director; Site Director, VAMC

Dr. Rao

Dr. Rao is a graduate of the University of California San Diego Medical School. He continued his residency training at UCSD in Psychiatry where he served as chief resident, and is currently an inpatient and consult-liaison attending at the VA Medical Center.  He has a strong interest in education and coordinates large parts of the residency curriculum. Dr. Rao currently serves as both an Associate Training Director and the Site Director at the VA Medical Center.                                  

 

Tracy Riley, B.S., C-TAGME, Program Administrator

Dr. Riley

Ms. Riley joined the UCSD Department of Psychiatry as the Residency Training Coordinator in 1999 and holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration and is a certified member of the Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education. Her experience with residency training began in 1994 as Coordinator for the UCSD Child Psychiatry Residency Program located at Children’s Hospital San Diego. Ms. Riley has served as a member of the Administrators Steering Committee and Information Committee for the American Association of Directors of Residency Training. She also served as a member of the Psychiatry Certification Task force for The American Graduate Medical Education Certification Board.

Keisha Moore, B.A, Program Administrator

Keisha MooreMs. Moore joined the UCSD Department of Psychiatry as a Program Administrator in 2017. Graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Art degree in Social Sciences with an emphasis in Communication, Sociology and Sports Management. Keisha has over 7 years of working in higher education at a variety of institutions. Her experience working within a medical school started at UC Riverside as a 4th year Clerkship Coordinator in 2016. Keisha contributed to the completion of the first graduating 4th year class at UC Riverside medical school.